A Trent XWB engine. (Photo: James Dinsdale)

Rolls Royce Aerospace: The Engine Manufacturer Across the Atlantic

In the early 20th century, two men came together to start a company that would become world-renown in both car manufacturing and airplane engine manufacturing, Rolls Royce. Over the years, Rolls Royce had quickly evolved to become a major player in both fields, raking in over $16 billion in revenue in 2017 alone while supporting the livelihood of 50,000 employees across the globe. While the company has had its share of triumphs and tragedies, its history reminds us of how far…