India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce for Make-in-India Adour engine parts to support the latter's international defence customer base.
“Through this partnership, Rolls-Royce aims to strengthen the ecosystem for Adour engines in India by building on HAL’s existing capabilities for manufacturing and supporting the Adour engines for Indian customers over several decades. This follows the MoU Signed by Rolls-Royce and HAL during the Aero India 2021 to establish an Authorized Maintenance Center for Adour at HAL to support international military customers and operators,” HAL said in a statement Tuesday.
India’s Jaguar aircraft are powered by two Adour MK 804 / MK 811 Engines. MK 811 Engines are manufactured from 1981 under licence from RR/TM [Rolls Royce Turbomeca].
Adour MK 804 Engines are also overhauled and repaired under the above licence.
Adour Engine is a bypass Jet Engine of modular construction. The Adour has two-stage low pressure and five-stage high pressure axial flow Compressors which are driven by separate, single stage high pressure and low pressure Turbines connected through co-axial shafts, with low pressure shaft passing through high pressure shaft.