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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
History

July 22, 1925: The Beginning of a Great and Ongoing Story

Ninety years ago, on July 22, 1925, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft was established in Hartford by 37-year-old Frederick B. Rentschler, an aircraft engine designer from Ohio who had developed "a consuming passion" for aviation. … See more

Thursday, July 16, 2015
History

1929: Pratt & Whitney Builds a New 'Bee Hive' in East Hartford

On Saturday, May 11, 1929, Pratt & Whitney announced big news for the Greater Hartford area. … See more

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
History

Something Special: Rentschler's Former Connecticut Mansion Continues to Inspire

In 1953, Pratt & Whitney founder Frederick Rentschler chose his back patio to discuss the evolution of aviation in the film, "We Saw It Happen." … See more

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
History

For Sale: 6,400 Square Feet and a Piece of History

Day after day, month after month, year after year, the sun would throw light into a large historic home, and there would be no one inside to appreciate it. … See more