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
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