Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine – Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

By - July 10th, 2012

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

This week at the Farnborough Airshow in England, Rolls-Royce unveiled the world’s first jet engine constructed entirely out of LEGO bricks. A half-size replica of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 turbofan jet engine (which typically powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner), the impressive structure is made up of 152,455 standard LEGO bricks and parts and weighs in at a whopping 677 pounds. It measures 6.6 feet in length and 4.9 feet across, and took a four-member team eight weeks to build. The process involved assembling 160 individual engine components, which were then used to create the engine as a whole. It’s on display now at the Rolls-Royce stand in the Innovation Zone at the Farnborough International Airshow. via: GizMag

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

Rolls Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine   Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

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