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PRATT & WHITNEY NEWS

November 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013
History

In 1963, Dependable Engines Answered a Nation's Call of Mourning

Pratt & Whitney engines have dependably served U.S. interests on the world stage in wartime as well as in peace. But 50 years ago this month, the company's renowned products answered the call to serve, much less conspicuously, during a time of national tragedy. … See more

Friday, November 22, 2013
History

Archival Photos Capture Kennedy's Stop at Rentschler Field

The final day of the 1960 presidential campaign included a whirlwind tour of four New England states for John F. Kennedy, with speaking engagements in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. The senator's itinerary also included a brief stop at Rentschler Field. … See more

October 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013
History

Picture Perfect: Old P&W Photograph Brings Back Fond Memories for Father, Son

There are 18 smiling faces in the picture drum rotor inspector Pete Cermola found in his father's house. Of course, the one smile that is magnetizing is the person in the middle of the photograph. … See more

September 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013
History

Pratt & Whitney Engines on B-24 as Dependable Now as They Were 70 Years Ago

It was loud. It was cold. It was uncomfortable. But to Russell Jones, it was beautiful. … See more