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Airbus A350 completes maiden test flight

Airbus A350 XWB

Trent XWB Engine

On the 14 June 2013, the newest aircraft from Airbus successfully completed its maiden test flight.

The A350 is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, claimed to be the most advanced and efficient in the world. The Rolls-Royce engines are designed and built in Derby and are made up of over 18,000 components. As a prefered supplier to Lionbridge, Ti-Visual was involved with the production of XWB illustrations for the technical documentation.

Some Trent XWB facts:

In the hottest part of the engine the turbine blade operates at temperatures approaching half the surface of the sun. The “cooling air” through the holes in the blade is 800C.

The high pressure blade tips reach 1,200mph - twice the speed of sound, and at take off each one of the engine's 68 blades creates the same horsepower as a Formula 1 racing engine.

For an up-close tour of the XWB engine click here.

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Sport Relief Mile

Sport Relief Mile 25 March 2012

The nation celebrated the biggest ever year of sport in 2012. Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile was absolutely colossal, with more than one million people who took part. The money raised will change countless lives forever.
Mike took part and smashed his Sport Relief Mile target! - On 25th March 2012 at Stanney Oaks Athletics Track, Ellesmere Port, he beat his predicted mile time by 40 seconds and raised over double the amount of money of his fundraising target.

Visit https://my.sportrelief.com/sponsor/mikewaring

Ti-Visual have a series of charity sport challenges planned for the summer, including a swimmathon, Triathlon and a 100 mile cycle marathon.


Ti-Visual win bicycle in Cycle Chester Workplace Challenge

Ti-Visual win bicycle

Having a policy of cycling to work whenever possible, Ti-Visual are very keen to help promote cycling in Chester and in October 2010 we took part in Cycle Chester Workplace Challenge. We cycled 419 miles over the two-week challenge to win our category and were awarded a folding bicycle at the prize giving ceremony, attended by Councillor Lynn Riley.

Over 600 people from 79 companies took part, covering 26,974 miles over the two-week challenge which was funded by Cycling England.

Read more in the Chester Chronicle article.

Visit Cycle Chester for more info on cycling in Chester.


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