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Pratt & Whitney Performance Improvement Kits

Improve Durability and Performance

Pratt & Whitney continually monitors its fleet and identifies cost saving technology improvements. Performance improvement kits are made of new parts that are engineered and manufactured to deliver value and performance needed to keep your fleet flying. Performance improvement kits can noticeably extend time on wing, help engines be more efficient with fuel burn, reduce emissions, reduce noise or meet new safety standards. Performance improvements can help engines operate quieter resulting in additional cost savings by reducing or eliminating noise fees.

PW4000-100” Advantage70™ Technology Upgrade

Pratt & Whitney offers a technology upgrade to enhance performance for the PW4000-100”. It provides the following benefits:

  • • Increased thrust to 70,000 pounds
  • • 1 percent reduction in fuel consumption
  • • CO2 emissions reduced by 650 tonnes per year
  • • 10-15 percent reduction in engine maintenance cost
  • • Longer time on-wing

PW4000-94” Advanced Performance Upgrade

Pratt & Whitney incorporates service-proven technologies to improve PW4000-94” durability and reliability, and lower fuel burn. The upgrade includes:

  • • ½ K Thermal Barrier Coating on high pressure turbine first and second stage blades
  • • Improved first stage high pressure turbine blade outer airseals
  • • 1 percent reduction in fuel consumption
  • • Incorporated during shop visit
  • • Lower maintenance costs and improved residual value

JT8D Low Pressure Turbine Containment Bolt Kit:
Pratt & Whitney’s Low Pressure Turbine Containment Bolt Kit benefits include improved containment capability, increased durability and increased time on wing.

JT8D Constant Speed Drive Liner Kit:
Pratt & Whitney’s Constant Speed Drive Liner Kit improves retention of the steel bushings in the gearbox rear housing assembly, reducing uncontained fractures of the accessory drive gear.