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Volvo Aero involved in both engine alternatives for the Airbus A380

The aircraft manufacturer Airbus is hosting a large inauguration ceremony in Toulouse, France on Tuesday, January 18, for the new A380 jumbojet.
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Production of the Trent 900 and GP7000 is expected to extend over at least 20 years. At full production, series manufacturing is expected to employee 35 to 40 persons, of which some 15 with the GP7000 and slightly more than 20 with the Trent 900.   

January 18, 2005

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To editors:

Photos of the A380 and of Volvo Aero’s components are available in our image bank on the Internet, at
http://www.volvo.com/volvoaero/global/en-gb/newsmedia/image+bank/engine+components/