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April 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Environment, Health & Safety, Community, Featured

UTC Employees March for Water in Singapore

Water conservation continues to be a major focus of UTC's operations in Singapore. … See more

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Diversity, Engineering, Innovation

Pratt & Whitney Innovators Honored by Esteemed Technology Council

For a company to stay successful, often the boundaries of innovative ideas must be pushed. Pratt & Whitney is infused with talent to ensure it continues on in an innovative path. … See more

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Commercial Engines, Global Supply Chain, Engineering, Innovation, Featured

Video Highlights Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Fan Blade Technology

Alcoa and Pratt & Whitney's teams and technical organizations collaborated to develop forging for the fan blade that is lighter and contributes to improved fuel efficiency. … See more

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Commercial Engines, Featured

Commercial Engines' Embedded Teams Preparing Customers, Pratt & Whitney for Takeoff

Being fully integrated among the Airbus and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. teams gives Pratt & Whitney employees unparalleled access in supporting the customer. … See more

March 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015
Diversity, Engineering

P&W Mom's Club: Supporting Moms, Retaining Employees

Anyone who has ever tried to balance a career and family knows the juggling act that goes on each day to meet commitments at work and home. … See more

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates Bombardier on flymojo Announcement

Pratt & Whitney congratulates Bombardier on today's announcement that Malaysian airline, flymojo, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the purchase of 20 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 20 CS100 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Engineering, Community, Featured

Pratt & Whitney Engineers Develop Tomorrow's Engineers

Pratt & Whitney's talented group of engineers not only create the most innovative products for their customers, they also use their many talents to improve the lives of those in the communities in which they live and work. … See more

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Military Engines

F-22 Pilot Reaches 1,000 Flight Hours at Edwards Air Force Base

Steve "Hooter" Rainey flew his 1,000th hour in an F-22 Raptor on Jan. 22, becoming the second person to log this milestone at Edwards Air Force Base, California. … See more

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Aftermarket

Bromberg Shares Aftermarket Strategy with 'Aviation Week' Leadership

Matthew Bromberg, president of the Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket business, recently met with senior editors at Aviation Week headquarters in Washington, D.C., to describe exciting transformational initiatives underway within the company. … See more

Monday, March 9, 2015
Military Engines

RAF 99 Squadron C-17 Fleet Reaches 100,000 Flight Hours

The Royal Air Force 99 Squadron's C-17 fleet has reached the significant milestone of 100,000 flight hours. … See more

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Global Supply Chain

The Whitcraft Group Announces $234 Million Contract for Components and Assemblies to Pratt & Whitney

The Whitcraft Group announced last week that it has signed a 10-year $234 million contract to supply parts and assemblies to United Technologies' (UTC) Pratt & Whitney division for their next generation PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine family. … See more

February 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates Bombardier on CS300 Aircraft First Flight

Pratt & Whitney congratulates Bombardier on the successful first flight of the CS300 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Engineering

P&W Inventor Says Collaboration is the Key to Protecting Company's Future

Conceptual Design Fellow Gabe Suciu is one of Pratt & Whitney's most prolific inventors. … See more

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Leadership, Diversity

Magazine Feature: Pratt & Whitney Recognizes the Value of Veterans

From an early age, Chris McDavid knew he wanted to be in the military. … See more

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Operations, Manufacturing

Manufacturing Leadership is Part of Middletown's Past, Present and Future

Pratt & Whitney's Middletown Engine Center is a place that customers and industry leaders always want to see. … See more

Friday, February 20, 2015
Military Engines

F-35A Accomplishes 500th Sortie at Nellis Air Force Base

The Nellis Air Force Base achieved a significant milestone this month as it crossed over 500 sorties in a just under two years. … See more

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Global Supply Chain

Jonal Laboratories Signs Long-Term Agreement to Support Pratt & Whitney's Ramp in Production

Jonal Laboratories has signed a long-term agreement with Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), to provide non-metallic rubber-based elastomeric parts. … See more

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Commercial Engines, History

This Day in History: Boeing Launches 737

On this day 50 years ago - February 19, 1965 - Boeing formally launched its 737 with an order for 21 aircraft from Lufthansa. … See more

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Military Engines, History

40 Years Ago, 'Streak Eagle' Smashed Records for 'Time to Climb'

Forty years ago and over 16 days, an F-15A fighter jet, dubbed the "Streak Eagle," set the "Time to Climb" records in distances ranging from 3,000 meters to 30,000 meters. … See more

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Operations, Leadership

Joe Sylvestro Chosen for Esteemed National Panel

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has announced Sylvestro's appointment to the Department of Commerce Manufacturing Council. … See more

Monday, February 16, 2015
Supply Chain

Techspace Aero Signs Agreement With Pratt & Whitney to Design and Supply Lube System Components for PurePower® Engine Family

Techspace Aero, a 67 percent-owned subsidiary of Safran, has signed a long-term agreement with Pratt & Whitney to provide lube and scavenge pumps and oil reservoirs for the PurePower® engine family. … See more

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Operations

Embracing the Pressure: Isothermal Press Key to Supporting Parts Ramp

He stands before a technological marvel, a work station that is basically unlike anything else in the world. … See more

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Commercial Engines

IAE International Aero Engines Congratulates Embraer on the KC-390's First Flight

IAE International Aero Engines AG (IAE) congratulates Embraer for this morning's KC-390 aircraft's first flight in Gavião Peixoto, Brazil. … See more

January 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015
Leadership, Environment, Health & Safety

Cannon Discusses Sustainability's Importance to Businesses at National EH&S Conference

Speaking Sunday evening at an Environment, Health & Safety Management Institute conference in San Antonio, Texas, Quality and EH&S vice president Mary Anne Cannon told attendees that EH&S leaders have a new job to do in the 21st century. … See more

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F119 Receives 2014 Performance-Based Logistics Award from Defense Secretary

The F-22 Raptor Performance-Based Logistics Team, comprised of Pratt & Whitney, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and the Boeing Company, was recently awarded the 2014 Performance-Based Logistics System Level Award by the secretary of defense. … See more

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on DOT&E Report

Similar to previous reports, the latest DOT&E F-35 report points to the tremendous amount of positive progress made by the F-35 program last year. … See more

Monday, January 19, 2015
History

90 Years: Not Such a Long Time

This year we celebrate the 90th anniversary of Pratt & Whitney. A lot of aviation history has occurred over those 90 years. … See more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates MRJ on Successful Engine Run

Pratt & Whitney congratulates Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation for the successful first engine run on the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). … See more

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: The What, How and Why of Lasers in Manufacturing

Terry Madore, airfoil cell operator, Hot Section Module Center – East Hartford, explains lasers from a manufacturing perspective. … See more

Monday, January 12, 2015
History

This Day in History: Douglas Aircraft Rolls Out First DC-9

Fifty years ago today, Douglas Aircraft rolled out its first DC-9 in Long Beach, California. … See more

Monday, January 12, 2015
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: What Keeps Pratt & Whitney's Turbine Airfoils Flying

Pratt & Whitney's technologically advanced coatings are what keeps turbine airfoils aloft, according to Dave Bonsall, general manager, Hot Section Module Centers. … See more