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November 2013

Monday, November 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Statement on Spirit Airlines Incident

A Spirit Airlines V2500-powered Airbus A319 bound from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on Nov. 9 experienced an incident shortly after take-off. … See more

October 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Statement on Spirit Airlines Flight 165

A Spirit Airlines V2500®-powered A319 bound from Dallas to Atlanta on Oct. 15, experienced an incident shortly after take-off. The plane returned to Dallas and landed safely. … See more

Friday, October 4, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

Gov. Malloy Praises Pratt & Whitney for Transforming the Jet Engine Marketplace

Nearly 90 aerospace suppliers from across Connecticut, the United States and international locations listened attentively as Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy spoke on Oct. 3 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. … See more

September 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Remains Committed to Mid-size Aircraft Market Segment

In October 2011, Rolls-Royce and United Technologies Corp. (UTC) announced their intention to form a new joint venture to develop an engine to power future mid-size (120-230 passenger) aircraft. Following further discussion and because of the current regulatory environment, the parties have agreed not to proceed with the partnership. … See more

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Commercial Engines

PurePower® Engine Powers Bombardier CSeries First Flight: 'You Could Hardly Hear The Take-Off'

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine successfully powered Bombardier's new CSeries* airplane for its maiden flight on Monday. … See more

August 2013

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney On Track, On Time to Deliver First PW1200G Engine

Pratt & Whitney is proud of its long standing partnership with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. … See more

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on UPS Flight 1354

The UPS aircraft involved in an accident in Birmingham, Ala., today was powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines. … See more

July 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Commercial Engines

U.S. Vice President Biden Visits Pratt & Whitney Facility in Singapore

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Eagle Services Asia, Pratt & Whitney's Singapore-based engine overhaul facility, on July 27, while touring the country as part of a six-day trade and diplomatic trip that also included a stop in India earlier in the week. … See more

Friday, July 26, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney On Track, On Time to Deliver First PW1200G Engine

Pratt & Whitney is proud of its long standing partnership with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. … See more

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on PW1100G-JM Engine Testing

Pratt & Whitney conducts extensive ground and flight tests to validate and optimize the engine design prior to engine certification. We intentionally run the engine well beyond design limits to validate the integrity of the design. … See more

Saturday, July 6, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Asiana Airlines Accident in San Francisco

On July 6, an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines was involved in an accident at San Francisco International Airport. … See more

May 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013
Commercial Engines

International Aero Engines Statement on British Airways Flight 762

On May 24, a British Airways V2500-powered Airbus A319 bound from London to Oslo experienced an incident shortly after take-off. The plane returned to Heathrow. International Aero Engines is working with authorities and the operator to assess the situation. … See more

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Commercial Engines

Check Out the Latest PurePower® Engine Newsletter

Pratt & Whitney Marketing recently released its latest PurePower® PW1000G engine newsletter, which details the latest developments in Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine programs. … See more

February 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Commercial Engines

Transport Canada Certifies Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney announced that Pratt & Whitney has successfully achieved Transport Canada type certification of its first PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine – the PW1500G engine that will power Bombardier's CSeries aircraft. … See more

January 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global Footprint with First Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

Pratt & Whitney Singapore Manufacturing broke ground on a new facility at the Seletar Aerospace Park. This new production facility will manufacture fan blades and high pressure turbine disks for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines. … See more