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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Military Engines

F-35 Joint Program Office, Pratt & Whitney Conclude Engine Investigation, Agree to Contract for Eighth Lot of F135 Engines

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a modification to a previously awarded contract for the eighth lot of F135 propulsion systems to power F-35 Lightning II aircraft. … See more

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Operations, Featured

Production Ramp Up at Pratt & Whitney Featured on CPTV 'Made in Connecticut' Series

Pratt & Whitney was recently featured on Connecticut Public Television's "Made in Connecticut" series. … See more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Quality, Featured

Quality Engineer Development Program Builds on Interns' Skills

When Mickey Perez graduated from Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) last spring, she was looking to apply her engineering expertise in the Quality field. … See more

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Community

Pratt & Whitney Employees Pedal to Benefit United Way During UTC Bike Ride

Pratt & Whitney employees pedaled away for a great cause during the fifth annual United Way Bike Ride sponsored by UTC Building & Industrial Systems. … See more

Friday, October 24, 2014
Quality, Featured

CCSU Interns Help 'Move the Needle' in Quality as Ramp-Up Approaches

As Pratt & Whitney prepares for the increase in production demand with the next generation product family, it is also enlisting support and ideas from the next generation of the work force. … See more

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney's Middletown Facility Impresses AIA President Marion Blakey

During a recent tour of the Middletown Engine Center, Mary Ellen Jones, vice president, Sales – Asia Pacific and China, showed Marion Blakey, president and chief executive, Aerospace Industries Association, how Pratt & Whitney is transforming its operations to prepare for an increase in engine production. … See more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Operations, Quality, Featured

New West Palm Beach Quality Clinic Ensures Perfection

You could call Gustavo Valencia and his team of inspectors "aviation detectives." Each day they come to work, their daily investigations have one common purpose … perfection. … See more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Featured as the Future of Connecticut Manufacturing

The innovation and success of several state companies, including Pratt & Whitney, are featured in an original documentary from CPTV called "Made in Connecticut," premiering on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. on CPTV, the PBS affiliate of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. … See more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Community

Students Explore Science at S.T.E.M. Field Day Event

It was a day of slime, slingshots, electric play-dough and so much more. … See more

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

IAE Statement on KC-390 Rollout

IAE International Aero Engines AG congratulates Embraer Defense & Security on the rollout and completion of the first KC-390 aircraft. … See more

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Rollout

Pratt & Whitney congratulates Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation on the rollout and completion of the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). Both companies designed and developed the Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine for the MRJ after Mitsubishi became the first customer of the PurePower® series of engines. … See more

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Military Engines, Leadership

Performance-Based Logistics Offer Major Pentagon Savings, Increased Readiness

About 40 national security experts and industry leaders convened at the Brookings Institution Tuesday morning to debate solutions for cutting U.S. Defense Department costs without undermining military readiness. … See more

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Community

Engineers Test Leadership, Teamwork and Project Management Skills, 7,500 Miles from Home

In April, Wei Guo was in Sabhung, Nepal, meeting with his Engineers Without Borders team and local community members about a project to bring water from a spring down a steep hillside to the homes up above. … See more

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Military Engines, History

This Day in History: TF30-Powered F-111 Unveiled in Fort Worth, Texas

Fifty years ago today – October 15, 1964 – the U.S. Air Force rolled out its newest aircraft, the F-111, at the General Dynamics plant in Fort Worth, Texas. … See more

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Military Engines

Contract Awarded on Seventh Lot of F135 Engines

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract for the seventh lot of F135 propulsion systems to power F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Today's contract announcement for $592 million raises the total procurement contract value to $680 million. … See more

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Engineering, Leadership

Prete: 'The Way You Set Yourself Apart is by Creating Innovative Products'

Tom Prete, vice president of Engineering, discusses the history - and the future - of Pratt & Whitney in an interview with WTNH-TV. … See more