Rolls-Royce Deutschland

Rolls-Royce Deutschland (formerly BMW Rolls-Royce) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce plc and is responsible for engines in the 14,000 to 23,000 lb (62 - 102 kN) thrust class.


1990: BMW and Rolls-Royce form a partnership to develop engines in the 15,000 lb thrust class. The partnership is named BMW Rolls-Royce.
1999: BMW Rolls-Royce is renamed Rolls-Royce Deutschland.

2000: Rolls-Royce Deutschland becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce.

BMW Rolls-Royce BR715

First flown in 1997, the BR715 is designed for the high-frequency, short-haul market.


  • BR715-A1-30: 18,500 lb (82 kN) thrust
  • BR715-C1-30: 21,000 lb (93 kN) thrust


  • High-bypass turbofan
  • Fan: 1-stage
  • Compressor: 3-stage LP and 10-stage HP
  • Turbines: 3-stage LP and 2-stage HP

used by

  • Boeing 717