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PRESS RELEASES

October 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014
Supply Chain

Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada Recognize Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense with Supplier Sustainability Award

Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada, United Technologies Corp. companies (NYSE: UTX), have awarded the Supplier Sustainability Award to Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense. … See more

Friday, October 24, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Touches Three Continents in a Week of Customer Milestones

In what is likely a first in aviation history, Pratt & Whitney this week saw three new engines rolled out on three platforms on three continents. … See more

Friday, October 24, 2014
Commercial Engines

ExxonMobil Aviation Signs Commercial Agreement with Pratt & Whitney

ExxonMobil has signed a commercial agreement to have its most advanced, High-Performance Capability (HPC)* synthetic jet engine oil, Mobil JetTM Oil 387, tested in all of Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine models. … See more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Commercial Engines

P&WC's PT6 Engine at 400 Million Hours of Flight: A Key Advantage for Operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) iconic PT6 engine family has reached the remarkable milestone of 400 million flight hours – well beyond any other gas turbine turboprop engine. … See more

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Environment, Health & Safety

Pratt & Whitney PSD Wins Arkansas Recycler of the Year Award

Pratt & Whitney PSD, an aircraft engine combustor case repair facility in Springdale, Arkansas, has been named 2014 Corporate Recycler of the Year by the Arkansas Recycling Coalition. … See more

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Customer Training

Pratt & Whitney Announces Ground Breaking of Its Customer Training Center at Hyderabad

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the ground breaking of its customer training center in Hyderabad. … See more

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada's Next-Generation PurePower® PW800 Engines Selected to Power Gulfstream's New Business Jet Family

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced that its PurePower® PW800 engines are the power behind the new Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets, which launched today at Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s Georgia headquarters. … See more

Monday, October 13, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Embarks on Three-Year Cross Training Initiative with Temasek Polytechnic

Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Pte Ltd (P&WC SEA) and Temasek Polytechnic signed a three-year Memorandum of Agreement today, establishing a cross training partnership, aimed at developing and preparing industry-ready talent for the fast-growing aviation industry. … See more

Monday, October 13, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Celebrates 3,000th Engine Delivery

Marking 30 successful years of the PW100 engine family, Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) celebrated the occasion in Singapore with customers around the region and honoured the anniversary with the delivery of its 3,000th engine to QantasLink on October 13, 2014. … See more

Monday, October 13, 2014
Military Engines

ATEC Completes Second Test, Achieves Key Milestone on New Helicopter Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC has successfully completed testing of its second HPW3000 engine as part of the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate's (AATD) Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) Science and Technology program. … See more

Friday, October 10, 2014
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Enters Revenue Service with Qatar Airways

GP7200 engines have entered revenue service with Qatar Airways' first EA-powered A380. … See more

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Supply Chain

Pratt & Whitney Increases Capacity by Signing $16 Billion in Supplier Long-term Agreements

At its semi-annual Partner and Supplier Forum, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), announced it has signed an additional $6 billion in long-term agreements since May. … See more

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Leadership, Commercial Engines

Gregory H. Gernhardt Named President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney today appointed Gregory H. Gernhardt, 49, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, effective immediately. … See more

September 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014
Commercial Engines

Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 50 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Macquarie AirFinance (part of the global diversified financial services institution Macquarie Group) announced today by Bombardier. … See more

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Commercial Engines

Airbus A320neo Aircraft Completes First Flight with Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines have successfully powered the Airbus A320neo in its maiden flight. Airbus selected the PW1100G-JM engine to launch the A320neo aircraft family in 2011. … See more

Monday, September 15, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Air Force Complete Qualification for F135 Engine Testing at Tinker Air Force Base

Pratt & Whitney, together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F135 Heavy Maintenance Center at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, celebrated another significant milestone – qualification for F135 engine testing at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. … See more

August 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Commercial Engines

International Aero Engines Achieves Certification of V2500®-E5 Engine

IAE International Aero Engines AG has achieved Federal Aviation Administration certification of the V2500®-E5 engine for Embraer's KC-390 aircraft. The KC-390's launch customer is the Brazilian Air Force. … See more

Monday, August 4, 2014
Auxiliary Power Units, Auxiliary Power Units

Scoot Selects Pratt & Whitney AeroPower for 787 Auxiliary Power Unit Maintenance Support

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term comprehensive APS5000 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) maintenance support agreement with Scoot Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, for its new fleet of 20 Boeing 787 series aircraft. … See more

July 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus Visits Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center

Max Sieben Baucus, the U.S. ambassador to China, today visited Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center"), a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney and China Eastern Airlines. … See more

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Military Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Signs F135 Depot Activation Contract with AIM Norway

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a depot activation contract with Aerospace Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Norway to establish a Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, & Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Taps IBM to Capture Value of Big Data to Improve Aircraft Engine Performance

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to enhance the engine fleet management and health solutions Pratt & Whitney offers to customers. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on Air Mandalay Order for Six Mitsubishi Regional Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for six firm Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) for an order announced today by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. (MITAC) and Air Mandalay. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Community, Engineering

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Inauguration of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust Residential Facility for Girls

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners donated $113,000 USD (6,705,000 INR) to construct a residential building for underprivileged girls in cooperation with the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust (KGNMT) in Hyderabad, India. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

EASA Certifies GP7272 and GP7272E Engines

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified two new thrust ratings for the GP7200 engine. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

The Engine Alliance Extends Time on Wing with GP7200 HPT Durability Improvements

The Engine Alliance has released a series of GP7200 engine enhancements. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on Trans States Holdings Order of 50 Firm Embraer E-Jets

Pratt & Whitney has entered into a letter of intent to provide exclusive power for 50 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced by Embraer and Trans States Holdings, Inc. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation, MTU Aero Engines and IAE to Reach PurePower® Engine Customers

Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines will provide seamless customer sales services via an integrated International Aero Engines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

International Airlines Group signs MOU for V2500 Engines to Power 30 Airbus Aircraft

International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with International Aero Engines' (IAE) for V2500 engines. IAE will power 30 A320ceo aircraft for the IAG subsidiary, Vueling Airlines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Azul Selects PurePower® Engines for Order of 30 Embraer E-Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 30 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced today by Embraer and Azul Brazilian Airlines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Auxiliary Power Units, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Microturbo Assumes Responsibility for Bizjet Development APU Programs; Company to Collaborate with Pratt & Whitney AeroPower on Future APU Programs

Microturbo (Safran, NYSE: SAFRAN), and Pratt & Whitney AeroPower, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced today Microturbo will assume full responsibility for the design, production, product support and service of the APS2[800] and APS500[D] APU programs for Bombardier and Dassault Aviation. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

SaudiGulf Airlines Selects V2500® Engines for Four Aircraft Order

SaudiGulf Airlines has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engine to power four A320ceo aircraft and has also signed an eight-year V-Services(SM) maintenance service agreement with IAE. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Philippine Airlines to Power New A320neos with Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines

Philippine Airlines has executed a Letter of Intent to power its order of 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® engines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance Receive Pure-V™ Recognition

IAE International Aero Engines AG awarded Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance Limited (RRPF) with Pure-V designation for maintaining its fleet of V2500® spare engines to OEM build standards and incorporating only IAE-approved parts and repairs. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Implements New FMP for PW4000 Engine Customers

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is implementing a new fleet management program (FMP) for the PW4000 94-inch engine that will improve engine reliability and time on-wing for operators. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Readies for Geared Turbofan™ Engine Entry into Service

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is launching its Entry Into Service (EIS) program for the Geared Turbofan engine family. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Launches Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Network

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), launched its Geared Turbofan PW1000G engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network at the Farnborough Airshow today, providing customer solutions that result in engines with longer time on-wing and lower fuel burn advantages. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Launches New Comprehensive Engine Services Plan

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), launched a comprehensive Engine Services plan, a new engine maintenance service plan that provides customers with the highest level of maintenance support available. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

VivaAerobus Selects PurePower® and V2500 Engines in an Order for Airbus Aircraft

VivaAerobus, Mexico's ultra-low cost carrier, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 40 Airbus A320neo aircraft, plus 40 option. … See more

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves Nearly 10,000 Hours of Engine Testing Validating Technology Maturity

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed nearly 10,000 hours and 19,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 1,400 hours of flight time. … See more

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine for the A320neo Aircraft Now Saves Additional 2 Percent On Fuel Burn

Pratt & Whitney today announced another technology breakthrough on the PurePower engine – an additional 2 percent fuel burn enhancement on the PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft family. … See more

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW150C Engine Selected to Power AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company's New MA700 Regional Turboprop

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a United Technologies Corporation company (NYSE:UTX), today announced that its PW150C turboprop engine will power the new MA700 regional turboprop aircraft being launched by AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company of China. … See more

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Media Advisory, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show

Pratt & Whitney will participate in several media events during the 2014 Farnborough Air Show. … See more

June 2014

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Leadership, Media Advisory, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney President Paul Adams to Host Media Briefing at Farnborough Air Show on Tuesday, July 15

Pratt & Whitney President Paul Adams will host a media briefing at the Farnborough Air Show on Tuesday, July 15, from 9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., at the Pratt & Whitney Pavilion located at OE3. … See more

Friday, June 13, 2014
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Marks Environmental Milestone in Singapore with 12 Million Gallons of Water Savings a Year

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has marked a major environmental milestone with the reduction of annual water consumption by more than 12 million gallons a year across its Singapore operations, the equivalent of more than a half a million ten-minute showers. … See more

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Engineering, Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Vice President of Engineering Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering recently inducted Pratt & Whitney Engineering Vice President Tom Prete, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … See more

Friday, June 6, 2014
Military Engines

Kale Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Factory Opened by President Gül

Kale Group and Pratt & Whitney celebrated the opening of a new factory today in the Izmir Aegean Free Zone, which will specialize in manufacturing hardware for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

Friday, June 6, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Robotics Team Wins Manufacturing Leadership Award for Engineering & Production Technology

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award in the Engineering and Production Technology Leadership category for its Next Generation Robotics Automation Manufacturing team. … See more

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First PurePower® Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Pratt & Whitney delivered its first PurePower PW1200G engine to Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. The PW1200G engines will power the single-aisle MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). … See more

May 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Expands Partnership with UPS

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the expansion of its third-party logistics (3PL) relationship with UPS (NYSE: UPS). … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Supply Chain

Pratt & Whitney Signs More Than $10 Billion in Long-Term Agreements with Suppliers

Within the last year, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has signed more than $10 billion in long-term agreements with more than 90 key product suppliers from across the globe. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Making Significant Investments to Increase Capacity

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is making significant investments in its global facilities as the company prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's New West Palm Beach Engine Center Delivers First F135 Engine

Pratt & Whitney today announced that the first F135 engine has been delivered to the F-35 Final Assembly Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Novara, Italy. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Military Engines

F135 Exceeds Expectations During Live Fire Survivability Testing

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), recently participated in a series of Live Fire Tests (LFT) in conjunction with the Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) Weapons Survivability Laboratory (WSL) to assess the F135 propulsion system's performance against ballistic damage. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Unveils Higher Thrust PurePower® Engine

Pratt & Whitney today launched the newest addition to the PurePower engine family, the PW1135G-JM engine, a 35,000 thrust class engine for the Airbus A321neo aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Ships Initial PurePower Engines To Airbus

Pratt & Whitney has delivered its first ship set of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines on schedule to Airbus for its A320neo aircraft family. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

V2500®-E5 Engines Shipped to Embraer

IAE International Aero Engines AG has shipped all six prototype V2500-E5 powerplants for Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft. … See more

Monday, May 5, 2014
Commercial Engines

Royal Brunei Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for New A320neos

Royal Brunei Airlines, the flag carrier of Brunei Darussalam, has signed a letter of intent with Pratt & Whitney for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power seven firm A320neo aircraft (together with three options). … See more

April 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Volaris Receives Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Volaris, a low-cost airline based in Mexico, the Pure-V designation for V2500® engines currently powering its 46 A320ceo family aircraft. … See more

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Avianca Receives Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Avianca the Pure-V designation for its V2500® engines. … See more

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Cathay Pacific Airways Awards IAE 10-Year V-Services℠ FHA

IAE International Aero Engines AG announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) with Cathay Pacific Airways to manage 48 V2500® engines operated by its wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair. … See more

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Commercial Engines

V2500® Reaches New Operational Milestone

The V2500 engine program reached a new operational milestone when two first-run V2527-A5 engines powering TAM's A320ceo aircraft remained on wing without a shop visit for nearly 20,000 cycles and 30,000 flight hours. … See more

Monday, April 7, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Lufthansa with PurePower® Engines for 30 Additional A320neos

Lufthansa has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for an additional 30 A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, Levett Engineering Grow Industrial Participation in Australia for the F135 Engine and F-35 Lightning II

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), has awarded a contract to Levett Engineering to manufacture components that will be installed into F135 engines. … See more

March 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014
Commercial Engines

ANA Holdings Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft

ANA Holdings selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 30 A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2016. … See more

Monday, March 24, 2014
Commercial Engines

Tigerair Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft

Tigerair selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 37 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2018. … See more

February 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year

Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week. … See more

Friday, February 21, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, IHI Celebrate 2 Million Flight Hours with Japan Air Self Defense Forces

Pratt & Whitney has reached more than 33 years of flying F100 engines with the Japan Self Defense Forces (JSDF), which equates to approximately 2 million flight hours. In late 1975, the JSDF selected the F-15, powered by Pratt & Whitney F100-100 engines, to serve as their new air self-defense fighter. … See more

Friday, February 21, 2014
Commercial Engines

V2500® Program Reaches 6,000th Production Milestone

IAE International Aero Engines AG reached a new production milestone when it shipped its 6,000th V2500 engine from the Pratt & Whitney Middletown Engine Center. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on Air Costa Order for 50 Embraer Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 50 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, with an additional 50 purchase rights, for an order announced today by Embraer and Air Costa. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Nepal Airlines Corporation Selects V2500® SelectOne™ Engines for A320ceos

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed its first order with IAE International Aero Engines AG to supply V2500-A5 SelectOne engines to power two new firm A320ceo aircraft plus options for two additional aircraft. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Singapore Airshow 2014

Tigerair Awarded Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Singapore-based operator Tigerair the Pure-V designation for V2500® engines powering its aircraft. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pakistan International Airlines Awards Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Engine Management Program

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, three-year Engine Management Program (EMP) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to maintain the airline's fleet of 12 PW4152 installed engines. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Dependable Service by the JT8D Engine

Pratt & Whitney's JT8D engine, an icon of aviation history, celebrates 50 years of dependable service this month, making it one of the most successful gas turbine engines in history. … See more

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Singapore Airshow 2014

Malaysia Airlines Awards Pratt & Whitney $550 Million Fleet Management Program

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year Fleet Management Program (FMP) agreement with Malaysia Airlines to maintain the airline's fleet of 43 PW4170 installed engines and spare engines. … See more

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. of China Is the First PurePower® Engines Customer in Mainland China

With an order for up to 30 CSeries aircraft, CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC) of China will be the first recipient of Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines in mainland China. … See more

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves 7,600 Hours of Engine Testing Validating Engine Characteristics

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 7,600 hours and 17,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 850 hours of flight time. … See more

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

BOC Aviation Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft

BOC Aviation has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 15 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2017. … See more

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Turkish Airlines Orders V2500® Engines for New A321s

Turkish Airlines has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engines will power 25 new A321 aircraft. This brings the total number of V2500-powered A320 aircraft in their fleet to 110. … See more

Monday, February 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney Marks Opening of New MRO and Engineering Facility at Singapore Seletar Aerospace Park

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today marked the official opening of Pratt & Whitney Component Solutions, the company's new repair and engineering facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park. … See more

December 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, Boeing Celebrate Delivery of First PW4062 Engines for KC-46 Tankers

Pratt & Whitney and Boeing officials celebrated the delivery of the first PW4062 engines for the first KC-46 test aircraft during an event at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility this week. … See more

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Operations, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Opens New F100 Engine Overhaul Facility in Columbus, Ga.

Pratt & Whitney has opened its new F100 engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Ga. The new 105,000-square-foot facility enhances Pratt & Whitney's capacity to service engines that power F-16 and F-15 fighter aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force and international military customers. … See more

Sunday, December 8, 2013
Operations

New Three-Year Contract Ratified by IAM for Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut Operations

A new three-year contract has been ratified following a vote by members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The contract is effective on Dec. 9 and covers approximately 2,800 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Conn. … See more

November 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Achieves 2,000,000 In-Service Flight Hours

The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another significant operational milestone, reaching 2 million revenue flight hours after five years of service. … See more

Monday, November 18, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Launches Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has launched its new Pure-V™-1 designation for V2500® engines maintained to IAE's high build standards. A Pure-V designated engine contains IAE-approved parts and repairs throughout the entire engine. … See more

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and IHI Sign Contract for Japan F135 Engines and Industrial Participation

IHI Corporation has signed a contract with Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), to qualify components for the Japanese fleet of F135 engines that power the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

October 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Canada Invests $275 Million in Cutting-Edge Technologies and Upgrades to its Facilities

Accompanied by Quebec Premier Pauline Marois, Quebec government representatives, members of the aerospace industry and academic/research sectors and many employees, John Saabas, President, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), today announced investments totalling $275 million over five years, including the creation of a World-Class Centre of Excellence for Intelligent Manufacturing in Longueuil. … See more

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Auxiliary Power Units

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower and Safran Microturbo to Provide Auxiliary Power Unit for Dassault's Falcon 5X Business Jet

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has been selected to provide its APS500[D] auxiliary power unit (APU) for the Falcon 5X business jet – Dassault Aviation's largest, most powerful twin-engine jet to date. … See more

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Beechcraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada Sign Major Engine Service Agreement to Support Wheels Up King Air 350i Fleet

Beechcraft Corporation and its aftermarket service and support organization, Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS), announced at the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition that it has signed a long-term engine service agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to support the PT6A-60A engines powering the King Air 350i aircraft recently ordered by private aviation membership company Wheels Up. … See more

Monday, October 21, 2013
Military Engines

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney (NYSE:UTX) joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army's Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). … See more

Monday, October 21, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs Engine Service Agreement With Hawker Beechcraft Services

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed an engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) for the support of Beechcraft King Air series turboprops and Hawker business jets. … See more

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Military Engines

Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation Awards Pratt & Whitney Contract to Support F100 Engines

The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) has agreed to a four-year contract agreement with Pratt & Whitney for a performance-based Material Management Program (MMP) to support the Royal Norwegian Air Force's F100-PW-220E engine fleet. … See more

Friday, October 4, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes New V2500® Engine Line: Prepares for Ramp Up at Connecticut Engine Center

Today, Pratt & Whitney completed the second phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility to prepare the Engine Center to ramp up for production of its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo family and increase capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. Military. … See more

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

P&WC Seals Long-Term FMP(R) Program Agreement with Denmark's Nordic Aviation Capital

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is pleased to announce the signing of a new long-term Fleet Management™ Program (FMP®) contract with Denmark's Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (NAC). … See more

September 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

IAE's V-Services(SM) Helps Maintain Fleet in China

Today 19 customers based in China operate over 420 V2500® engine-powered aircraft. More than 360 of these aircraft are covered by a V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA). … See more

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commercial Engines

ICBC Leasing Orders V2500® Engines for New Aircraft

ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engines will power 17 firm and three option A320 series aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Advancing Sixth Generation Military Engine Technology

Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have begun testing of Pratt & Whitney's unique, adaptive supersonic fighter engine fan rig based on a full-scale F135 development fan to advance the next generation of military fighter engine technology. … See more

Monday, September 16, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Powers Bombardier CSeries First Flight

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

Friday, September 13, 2013
Commercial Engines

PT6A Engines to Power Agricultural Aircraft Converted by Cascade

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a five-year agreement with Cascade Aircraft Conversions, LLC. to provide PT6A engines for agricultural operators who elect to upgrade their aircraft engines. … See more

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Signs Exclusive Maintenance Agreement with Transaero Airlines

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed an exclusive eight-year maintenance services agreement with Transaero Airlines to provide engine overhaul services on the airline's fleet of PW4000-112" engines. … See more

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Leadership

UTC Names New Pratt & Whitney President: Paul Adams to Succeed David Hess

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) announced today that Paul R. Adams, currently chief operating officer of Pratt & Whitney, will succeed David P. Hess as president of Pratt & Whitney on Jan. 1, 2014, when Hess retires. … See more

August 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Military Engines

F-35 Joint Program Office and Pratt & Whitney Media Announcement

The U.S. Department of Defense and Pratt & Whitney have reached an agreement in principle for a production contract for the sixth lot of F135 propulsion systems to power the F-35 Lightning II, which continues a reduction in costs associated with engine production. … See more

Friday, August 9, 2013
Military Engines

Lockheed Martin Showcases F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator to Local Workers and Elected Officials During Special Employee Appreciation Event at Pratt & Whitney Facility

Governor Paul LePage (R-ME), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Speaker Mark Eves (D-ME), local elected officials, facility employees and members of the media "flew" the F-35 Lightning II demonstrator at a special employee appreciation event hosted today by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and program partner Pratt & Whitney … See more

July 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers its 80,000th Engine to Beechcraft

Fifty years after delivering its very first engine to Beechcraft Corporation, P&WC has celebrated with Beechcraft another historic milestone during EAA AirVenture (EAA), in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with the delivery of its 80,000th engine, a PT6A-60A set to power the King Air 350i. … See more

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Commercial Engines

Volaris Selects PurePower® and V2500® Engines for Airbus Aircraft

Volaris has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 30 firm A320neo aircraft. The airline becomes the first Mexican airline to select the Geared Turbofan™ engine. … See more

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Commercial Engines

Etihad Airways Upgrades to V2500® SelectTwo™ Engines

Etihad Airways has signed an agreement with IAE International Aero Engines AG to upgrade the airline's current and future fleet of 35 V2500 engine-powered Airbus A320 family of aircraft to the V2500 SelectTwo engine standard. … See more

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Community

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Inauguration of Project Krushi Primary School

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and its supplier partners dedicated a $75,000 USD (4,379,625 INR) addition that will provide two classrooms, an e-learning center, a playground, toilets, and a kitchen and storeroom to the primary school in the village of Gowdavally. … See more

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Powers Northrop Grumman and Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System to Aviation History

Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system recently powered the first ever carrier-based catapult launch, touch and go, and arrested landing of Northrop Grumman's X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … See more

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and SkyWest, Inc. Sign Aftermarket Agreement for Fleet of Mitsubishi Regional Jets

Pratt & Whitney and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for a PureSolution™ Fleet Management Program supporting the PW1217G engines installed in a fleet of 100 MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and up to an additional 100 option MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jets for a term of up to 16 years. … See more

June 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Announces More Than 1,000 New Engine Orders; Highlights F135 Engine Milestone at 2013 Paris Air Show

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced new orders for more than 1,000 engines, including options, and highlighted key milestones for its military engines programs - including the F135 engine - at the 2013 Paris Air Show. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Air Lease Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Airbus A320/A321 neo Aircraft

Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 30 firm A320/A321 neo aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

International Lease Finance Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Additional 30 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power an additional 30 A320neo Family aircraft bringing ILFC's total commitment to 180 engines. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on International Lease Finance Corporation Order for Up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft based on the letter of intent announced by Embraer and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Engineering, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney and NASA Demonstrate Benefits of Geared TurboFan™ System in Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, recently reached a milestone in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project by demonstrating unprecedented performance and efficiency of a Geared TurboFan™ ultra-high bypass system, successfully completing 275 hours of fan rig testing in the NASA Low Speed Wind Tunnel. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a definitive agreement to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines. First delivery is scheduled for 2016. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Military Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Completes Initial Design Review for Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed initial design review with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory on its Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) Program. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Spirit Airlines Selects PurePower® and V2500 Engines for 75 Airbus Aircraft

Spirit Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 45 firm A320neo aircraft. Spirit also selected International Aero Engines' (IAE) V2500 engine to power its order for 30 firm A320ceo aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

IAE Ramp Up Driven by Reliability, Backed by V-Services

IAE International Aero Engines AG is building more V2500 engines than ever and continues to break production records as it ramps up to meet demand. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Paris Air Show 2013

IAE Begins Assembly of First KC-390 Engine

IAE is assembling the first V2500-E5 engines – selected in 2011 to power Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft – in June. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Paris Air Show 2013

Spirit Airlines Expands Aftermarket Agreement with IAE

Spirit Airlines, North America's leading ultra low-cost airline, and IAE International Aero Engines AG have amended their existing V-ServicesSM Fleet Hour Agreement to include coverage for 86 incremental V2500 engines. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Philippine Airlines Selects V2500 Engines for Airbus Aircraft

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engine to power its order for 34 A321 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

IAE Inks New Engine Deal with CALC

China Aircraft Leasing Company Ltd. (CALC) has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG will provide V2500 engines to power 11 new A320 family aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

BOC Aviation Confirms Order for Additional IAE V2500 Engines

BOC Aviation awarded IAE International Aero Engines AG with an engine order for 13 firm A320 family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled from May 2014 to December 2016. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Program Continues to Expand

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced more than 3,500 orders that include announced and unannounced firm orders, plus options for its PurePower engine family with game-changing Geared Turbofan™ technology. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Aviation Capital Group Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power 12 firm A320neo aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

LATAM Airlines Selects PurePower® Engines for Airbus Aircraft

LATAM Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 42 firm A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Launches 2025 Sustainability Goals to Be Achieved by Its 100th Anniversary

Pratt & Whitney launched aggressive goals today to further improve the sustainability of its factories, suppliers and products by 2025 and increase efficiencies, create added value for its customers and employees, and lead industry efforts to reduce aviation's environmental impact. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Military Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 100th F135 Engine for the F-35 Lightning II

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 100th F135 propulsion system, the power plant for the F-35 Lightning II, to the U.S. government. … See more

Monday, June 17, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on SkyWest, Inc. Order for 100 Embraer Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 100 firm plus 100 purchase right Embraer Second Generation E-Jets for an order announced today by Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2020. … See more

Monday, June 17, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Extends Part Repair Agreement with All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways Co., LTD. (ANA) has signed an eight-year extension to its exclusive part repair agreement with Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, to continue support of the airline's fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines. … See more

Monday, June 17, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

China Southern Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4170 Advantage70™ Engines

China Southern Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power its order of 16 Airbus A330 aircraft. … See more

Friday, June 14, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

United Technologies Closes on Rocketdyne Deal

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced it has closed on the sale of substantially all operations of its Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne unit to GenCorp (NYSE: GY), except for its interest in the RD Amross joint venture. … See more

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Leadership, Commercial Engines

David M. Brantner Named President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines; Matthew F. Bromberg Named President, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket; Todd J. Kallman to Retire

Pratt & Whitney today appointed David Brantner, 46, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, and Matthew Bromberg, 43, president, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket, both reporting to Paul Adams, chief operating officer. Brantner and Bromberg succeed Todd Kallman who announced his intent to retire from UTC. … See more

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2013 Paris Air Show

Pratt & Whitney will host several media briefings during the Paris Air Show and provide updates on the company's key programs. … See more

Monday, June 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine for Airbus A320neo Soars on Wing; Begins First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engine successfully completed its first flight May 15, launching the engine family's flight test program. … See more

May 2013

Saturday, May 25, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Boost Latest Communication Satellite into Orbit

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne engines provided the power to successfully place the fifth in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) communication satellites into orbit today for the U.S. military. … See more

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety

Pitt Researchers Find No Increase in Brain Cancer Related to Working at Connecticut Jet Engine Manufacturing Plant

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health have concluded a 12-year, multi-part study into a perceived increase in brain cancer at the Pratt & Whitney jet engine manufacturing plant in North Haven, Conn., and have found no statistically significant elevations in the overall cancer rates among the workforce. … See more

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety

University of Pittsburgh and University of Illinois at Chicago Researchers to Present Findings of Final Phase of the Pratt & Whitney Epidemiology Study at Press Conference and Public Meeting Today

Pratt & Whitney funded industry-leading researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Illinois at Chicago to conduct one of the largest workplace studies of its kind because we care about health and safety of our employees. … See more

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Engineering

Pratt & Whitney Employees to be Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

Two current Pratt & Whitney employees and one retired Pratt & Whitney employee will be inducted into The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering at a ceremony this evening at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. … See more

Friday, May 17, 2013
Power Systems

United Technologies Completes Divestiture of Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Unit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced it has completed the divestiture of its Pratt & Whitney Power Systems unit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. … See more

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS Propel Modernized Navigation Satellite into Orbit

In their fourth launch of 2013, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled the fourth Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF military navigation satellite into orbit. … See more

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Scramjet Powers Record-breaking Flight of X-51A WaveRider

The X-51A WaveRider hypersonic vehicle, powered by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's SJY61 scramjet engine, achieved aviation history on May 1 by making the longest-ever supersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight, flying full duration and achieving mission success. … See more

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Engineering, Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Employees Inducted into University of Connecticut's Academy of Distinguished Engineers

Pratt & Whitney Chief Operating Officer Paul Adams and engineer Scott Beecher will be inducted into the University of Connecticut's Academy of Distinguished Engineers at a ceremony this evening. … See more

April 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Reaches Milestone in Development of Next Rocket Engine for Human Spaceflight

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, the rocket-engine manufacturer that helped power American astronauts to the moon during the Apollo era, has completed the last in a series of hot-fire tests on a J-2X engine with a stub-nozzle extension at simulated altitude conditions. … See more

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney's Innovative Repair Capabilities Highlighted on Company Website

Nearly 50 unique aircraft engine part repair announcements are now available on Pratt & Whitney's website, highlighting the company's repair capabilities, which have yielded more than 25,000 new repairs since 2000. … See more

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and TES Aviation Group Sign Material Consumption Agreement

Pratt & Whitney and TES Aviation Group have entered into a material consumption agreement on PW4000-100" engines. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on Airbus A321neo Aircraft for Hawaiian Airlines

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 25 Airbus A321neo aircraft for an order announced today by Hawaiian Airlines. The 16 firm and nine option aircraft order between Hawaiian Airlines and Airbus represents up to 50 fuel efficient PurePower® PW1133G-JM engines. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine for Airbus A320neo Successfully Completes Ground Test Program; Prepares for First Flight Tests

The first Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo family of aircraft successfully completed ground testing at the company's West Palm Beach, Fla., test facility. The engine completed over 120 hours of testing, validating overall engine operation and fuel efficiency. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Engineering

Pratt & Whitney Partners with University of Connecticut to Advance Additive Manufacturing Research

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, partnered with the University of Connecticut to establish one of the nation's most advanced additive manufacturing laboratories, the Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes U.S. Air Force C-17 Program of Record for F117 Production Install Engines

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has completed production install F117 engine deliveries for the U.S. Air Force, marking more than 20 years of successfully powering the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Thailand Awards Materials Management Contract to Pratt & Whitney to Support F100 Engine Maintenance

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a materials management program foreign military sales contract to Pratt & Whitney to support the F100-PW-220 engines powering the Royal Thai Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Republic of Singapore Places Purchase Order for Seven Pratt & Whitney F100 Engines

Pratt & Whitney has received a contract from the Republic of Singapore for the purchase of seven advanced F100-PW-229 EEP engines to power the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes Industrial Offset Program in Canada

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) recently completed a successful offset requirement to support Canada's Industrial and Regional Benefits Policy. The company cooperated closely with Industry Canada to meet its commitments two years ahead of schedule. … See more

March 2013

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers United Launch Alliance Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Early-Warning Missile Satellite into Orbit

An Atlas V launch vehicle rose from the pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., today to deliver the second Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO 2) into orbit – thanks to propulsion provided by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS. … See more

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Auxiliary Power Units

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower's APS2600[E] APU Selected for Embraer's Second Generation E-Jet

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower's* APS2600[E] auxiliary power unit (APU) has been selected by Embraer for its second generation E-Jet. … See more

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Air Force Complete First Depot Overhaul of an F119 Engine

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F119 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., celebrated another significant milestone in the F119 program. … See more

Monday, March 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Celebrates 30 Years of Superior Technology

It was March 11, 1983 and IAE's five new shareholders – Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, Japanese Aero Engine Corporation, MTU Aero Engines, and FiatAvio – were on a mission to develop an advanced aero engine that would lead the single-aisle segment into the new millennium. … See more

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Commercial Engines

Light Twin Leader PW206B3 to Power EC135 P3

Eurocopter, an EADS company, will use PW206B3 engines to power the next EC135 helicopter, the EC135 P3. … See more

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Commercial Engines

PT6T-9 Twin-Pac® Engines to Power Upgraded Bell 412EPI Commercial Helicopter

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE:TXT), has selected Pratt & Whitney's Canada's (P&WC) PT6T-9 Twin-Pac® engines to power its upgraded Bell 412EPI helicopter. … See more

Monday, March 4, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and Kelvin TOP-SET Collaborate to Reduce Cost and Potential Downtime in Oil and Gas Industry

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is collaborating to create a highly specialized methodology that combines its Extreme Engineering expertise with Kelvin TOP SET's proprietary incident investigation skills to reduce cost and potential downtime in the oil and gas industry. … See more

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

FAST Technology Offers a Single Solution for Managing All Engine Performance Data

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched Automatic Power Assurance Check (APAC) to run on its FAST™ (Flight data Acquisition Storage and Transmission System) engine diagnostic solution for P&WC-powered helicopters. … See more

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

New TBO Program for PW206 and PW207 Engine

The time between overhaul (TBO) for all new PW206 and PW207 engines has been extended to 4,000 hours. … See more

February 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Transforms Middletown Assembly Area for New PurePower® PW1100G-JM and F135 Engines

Pratt & Whitney completed the first phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility that prepares the Engine Center to produce its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo and increases production capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. military. … See more

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives First Engine Components from Levett Engineering for RAAF's First F-35 Lightning II

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), announced that Levett Engineering has delivered their first engine components that will be installed into F135 engines for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft … See more

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Engineering

Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year

Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn., during National Engineers Week from Feb. 17 through to Feb. 23. … See more

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F117 Engines Surpass 10 Million Flight Hours on C-17 Fleet

Pratt & Whitney's F117 engine, the exclusive power for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, recently exceeded 10 million engine flight hours. At the same time, the C-17 exceeded 2.5 million flight hours while supporting military and humanitarian mission in support of U.S. and allied troops around the globe. … See more

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

Bombardier Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney announced today 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

Monday, February 11, 2013
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers United Launch Alliance Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Satellite into Orbit for NASA and U.S. Geological Survey

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled the most advanced Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft into orbit today for NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. … See more

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Powers Qatar's Latest Boeing C-17s

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently delivered eight F117-PW-100 engines to power two new Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF). … See more

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Commercial Engines

Dean Athans to Succeed Mary Ellen Jones at The Engine Alliance

Dean Athans has been named president of the Engine Alliance, succeeding Mary Ellen Jones, who is returning to a senior leadership position at Pratt & Whitney. … See more

Monday, February 4, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First 10 Engines to Boeing for India's C-17 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first 10 F117 engines to Boeing to power a fleet of C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force. … See more

January 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers United Launch Alliance Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing NASA Communications Satellite into Orbit

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS launched into the New Year today by successfully propelling NASA's first, third-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) into orbit. The mission launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. … See more

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

Today 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

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final Production F119 Engine to the U.S. Air Force

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines today delivered the 507th and last production F119 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its F-22 Raptor fleet. … See more

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Leadership

Paul Adams Named Chief Operating Officer of Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney today announced that Paul Adams, 51, is appointed Chief Operating Officer effective immediately and reporting to Pratt & Whitney President David P. Hess. … See more

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Commercial Engines

Embraer Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine as Exclusive Power for Second Generation of E-Jets

Embraer today announced it has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine as the exclusive power for its new second generation of the E-Jet aircraft family. … See more

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives $300 Million Contract to Support F100 Engine Maintenance for Republic of Korea

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has received a $300 million Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract from the Republic of Korea government in support of the F100 engines powering the Republic of Korea Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters and Boeing F-15K fighters. … See more

December 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012
Commercial Engines

Stellar 2012 for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Programs

As of year-end, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced nearly 3,000 engine orders, including options, for its PurePower engine family with game-changing Geared Turbofan™ technology. … See more

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Reaches Milestone in Development of America's Next Rocket Engine for Human Spaceflight

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the last hot-fire test on the J-2X powerpack - an important step toward development of America's next rocket engine designed for human spaceflight. … See more

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Power Systems

United Technologies to Sell Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Unit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced it has reached agreement to sell its Pratt & Whitney Power Systems unit, currently part of Pratt & Whitney, to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). … See more

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing X-37B Test Vehicle into Orbit

The U.S. military's unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle returned to orbit today on its third mission – thanks to the proven propulsion systems provided by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS. … See more

Thursday, December 6, 2012
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Connecticut River Cleanup

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) a GreenCircle Award for employee-led clean-up efforts on the East Hartford shoreline of the Connecticut River. … See more

Thursday, December 6, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Singapore Engine Center Celebrates 7,000th Engine Delivery

Pratt & Whitney today announced its Singapore engine center celebrated more than 30 years of operations with the milestone delivery of its 7000th overhauled engine. … See more

Monday, December 3, 2012
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Receive Three Cost-Sharing Contract Awards Totaling More Than $5 Million from U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) has selected Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to receive a total of more than $5 million for three cost-sharing projects designed to improve the efficiency and reduce the cost of gas turbines in commercial-scale power plants. … See more

November 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Variable Speed Turbine for Army Rotorcraft

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to research and develop an Advanced Variable-Speed Power Turbine (AVSPOT) to meet the range and lift requirements for current and future force rotorcraft. … See more

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates U.S. Marine Corps for World's First F-35B Lightning II Operational Squadron

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), joined today with other industry partners to celebrate and offer congratulations to the United States Marine Corps for the official stand-up and re-designation of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, the world's first operational squadron to fly the F-35B Lightning II aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Commercial Engines

TransAsia Airways Firms Options for Additional Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A321neo Aircraft

TransAsia Airways has converted options for six A321neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines into firm orders. Pratt & Whitney will now power TransAsia's order of 12 firm A321neo aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center Provides Apprentice Training Program for Shanghai Civil Aviation College

The Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center, called Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("SEC"), a joint venture with China Eastern Airlines, recently signed an agreement with Shanghai Civil Aviation College (SCAC) to collaborate on apprenticeships and advance license training programs. … See more

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $2.3 Million Award from Department of Defense to Further Develop High-Concentration Solar Technology

The Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) office of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne approximately $2.3 million to design and develop a 200-kilowatt high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar-power field on one acre at Edwards Air Force Base in California. … See more

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Military Engines

C-17 Sustainment Team Wins Top Award for Government-Industry Partnership

The C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program (GISP) was recently awarded the 2012 Secretary of Defense "Gerald R. Beck" Performance Based Logistics (PBL) system-level Award by the Secretary of Defense. The GISP team includes Pratt & Whitney, Boeing, and the U.S. Air Force. … See more

October 2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Leadership

General Carrol 'Howie' Chandler Joins Pratt & Whitney

Retired United States Air Force four-star General Carrol 'Howie' Chandler recently joined Pratt & Whitney as vice president, Business Development and Aftermarket Services for the company's Military Engines business. … See more

Friday, October 26, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engine for Airbus A320neo Family of Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney has completed assembly of its first engine to test (FETT) for its PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine – the first engine to power the Airbus A320neo aircraft. Company leadership, Airbus, MTU, JAEC and employees celebrated the program milestone with a Last Bolt Ceremony at Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach facility … See more

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney's Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems Will Benefit Power Generating Facilities Certified for Japan's Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff Program

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) announced today that its Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators will be of benefit to power generators that qualify for Japan's renewable energy feed-in tariffs (FIT), a government initiative to increase renewable power generation sources. … See more

Friday, October 12, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Signs MOU with Republic Polytechnic

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners recently signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding with Republic Polytechnic, one of Singapore's leading technical schools, aimed at training future aviation professionals … See more

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts Modernized Navigation Satellite into Orbit

A powerful roar rumbled across Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida as Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully boosted the third Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF military navigation satellite into orbit. … See more

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $1 Million Award from U.S. Department of Energy to Advance Oxy-Combustion Technology

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and its team members $1 million to evaluate the benefits of pressurized oxy-combustion in a fluidized bed reactor to economically capture greenhouse gases emitted by coal-fired power plants. … See more

September 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Signs Five New Engine Management Program Contracts

Pratt & Whitney recently signed five new contracts for its Engine Management Program (EMP) service in which Pratt & Whitney monitors and helps maintain customers' engine performance. … See more

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Achieves Significant Milestones

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 500th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force. This delivery is accompanied by another significant milestone for the F119 program – more than 20 years of simulated operational service through Accelerated Mission Tests (AMTs) … See more

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Selected for Negotiations for U.S. Air Force Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected for negotiations by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) program. … See more

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Critical Government Satellite into Orbit

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled a critical U.S. government satellite into orbit, once again demonstrating the consistency and reliability of their rocket launch propulsion systems. … See more

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Names Metal Technology Co. Ltd. Designated Service Provider for JT8D Engine Repairs

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners and Metal Technology Co. Ltd. (MTC) have signed an agreement to establish MTC as a designated service provider for Pratt & Whitney JT8D engine part repairs. … See more

August 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Radiation Belt Storm Probes into Orbit

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission into orbit … See more

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Leadership

Paul Adams Receives American Society of Mechanical Engineering Leadership Award

Paul Adams, Pratt & Whitney’s senior vice president of Operations & Engineering, was named recipient of the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineering) 2012 Leadership Award … See more

Monday, August 6, 2012
Space Propulsion

Hamilton Sundstrand Rocketdyne Powers ‘Curiosity’ Rover on Mars

Moments after Curiosity landed on Mars, the rover successfully began its mission to see whether the red planet has ever offered environmental conditions favorable for … See more

Friday, August 3, 2012
Space Propulsion

Boeing to Further Develop Commercial Crew Space Transportation System under NASA CCiCap Award Supported by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne

NASA has selected Boeing to receive $460 million in additional funding to further develop the Boeing Commercial Crew Transportation System … See more

July 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Alabama A&M University

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne signed a NASA Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Alabama A&M University. … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on SkyWest, Inc. Order for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft for an order announced today by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Air Astana Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000-94” Engines in Deal Valued at $90 Million

Air Astana has selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000-94” engine for its order of three firm and one option Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft. The contract is … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Announces GP7200 Engine Enhancements and Marks One Million Flight Hours

Today the Engine Alliance announced a series of performance and durability enhancements to the GP7200 engine applicable to new engine deliveries that will … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Airways Finalize Agreement for PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Airways signed a definitive agreement for … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Exclusive Maintenance Services Agreement with Alba Star Airlines

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a memorandum of understanding … See more

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Offers Service-Proven PW4170 Advantage70™ Engine for Airbus 240 Tonne A330 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney will offer its PW4170 Advantage70™ engine, the most reliable and fuel efficient engine available for the A330 aircraft… See more

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Successfully Completes First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed… See more

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Broens Industries for Additional F135 Engine Work

Pratt & Whitney has awarded Broens Industries a follow on purchase order to manufacture complex support equipment for the… See more

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 40 Years of F100 Engine Power

Pratt & Whitney celebrates 40 years of F100 propulsion, marking the development and delivery of its first F100 engines … See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Becomes Majority Program Shareholder in IAE: Closes on Deal to Purchase Rolls-Royce Program Share in the IAE Collaboration

Pratt & Whitney and IAE International Aero Engines (IAE) shareholders, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines GmbH, announced details of the June 29 closing of Pratt & Whitney’s agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a memorandum of understanding to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Cebu Pacific Air Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Shanghai Airlines Signs Three-Year Agreement for Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Programs

Shanghai Airlines has signed a three-year Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Program agreement, which includes… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global JT9D Repair Network with Israel Aerospace Industries

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and Israel Aerospace Industries have signed a 10-year agreement… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

CIT and Pratt & Whitney Finalize Agreement For PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines For Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo Finalize Agreement for 300 PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines

Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo signed a definitive agreement for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The agreement includes… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Engines for Boeing C-17s to India

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of… See more

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Air Shows

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow

Pratt & Whitney will announce exciting new business and brief media on key programs during the 2012 Farnborough Airshow… See more

Monday, July 2, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Welcomes Airbus A320 Family Assembly Line to United States

Today, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) welcomed an Airbus announcement that it will establish a manufacturing facility… See more

June 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
Space Propulsion

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68A Engines Power Delta IV Heavy Upgrade Vehicle on Inaugural Flight

The sky rumbled and the ground shook as the three most powerful hydrogen-fueled liquid rocket engines ever built successfully boosted a U.S. government satellite into orbit… See more

Friday, June 29, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce Close on Deal for Program Share in IAE

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, closed today on its agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program share in IAE International Aero Engines (“IAE”)… See more

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes CCDev-2 Hot-Fire Testing on Thruster for NASA's Commercial Crew Program

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a service module thruster for Boeing's Commercial Space Transportation… See more

Friday, June 22, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates the Inauguration of a New Middle East Propulsion Company Facility

The Middle East Propulsion Company (MEPC), a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney’s parent company United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), Saudi Arabian Airlines, Mohawearean Aviation Services Company and MTU Aero Engines… See more

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Orbiting Critical Satellite for U.S. Government

In another awesome display of consistent and reliable rocket launch propulsion, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled a critical U.S. government satellite into orbit. The spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station… See more

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global Network with South African Airways Technical

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and South African Airways Technical (SAAT) have signed an agreement to perform JT9D-7R4G2 repair work at SAAT’s Johannesburg facility… See more

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

PWPS Announces New FT8 Depot Facility with Iberia Airlines in Madrid, Spain

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems announced today at the POWER-GEN Europe exhibition that Iberia Maintenance, the Maintenance and Engineering division of Iberia Airlines, has been selected to provide depot support… See more

Monday, June 11, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and the Italian Air Force Celebrate the Successful F-16 'Peace Caesar' and F100 Fleet Management Programs

Pratt & Whitney and the Italian Air Force celebrated the highly successful Peace Caesar F-16 lease program and supporting Pratt & Whitney F100 Fleet Management Program during the F-16 departure ceremony on May 23… See more

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign Definitive Agreement for PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft Family

Pratt & Whitney and Russia’s Irkut Corporation today signed a definitive agreement to offer the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine on Irkut’s MC-21 family of aircraft. This secures the PurePower engine as the only western powerplant offered on the new narrow body program… See more

Monday, June 4, 2012
Leadership

Paul Adams Inducted Into Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering; Gives Keynote Address on ‘Disruptive’ PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Technology

Paul Adams, Pratt & Whitney’s senior vice president of Operations & Engineering, was recently inducted into the distinguished Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering (CASE) for his outstanding contributions to jet propulsion technology… See more

May 2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Specialty Services

Pratt & Whitney launches PurePulse™ waterjet technology

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company today announced it is launching a new service called PurePulse™ waterjet technology. This closed-loop, forced pulse waterjet system is a patented way to strip chrome… See more

Monday, May 21, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Establishes Engineering Center of Excellence at Iowa State University

Pratt & Whitney has established a strategic research partnership with Iowa State University to improve gas turbine engine technology for aerospace applications… See more

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Receives Healthy Air Ambassador Corporate Award for Commitment to Clean Air and Healthy Lungs

The New England chapter of the American Lung Association has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) the Healthy Air Ambassador Corporate Award for demonstrating a commitment to clean air through environmentally sound practices… See more

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Monarch Air Commits to Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions with Pratt & Whitney’s EcoFlight™ Solutions

Monarch Airlines selected Pratt & Whitney’s fuel conservation program, EcoFlight Solutions, reaching a 5-year agreement. The EcoFlight Solutions team has already commenced work with Monarch Airlines to develop… See more

Monday, May 7, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Orbits Critical Communications Satellite for U.S. Military

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne upperstage propulsion successfully orbited the second in a series of Advanced Extremely High-Frequency (AEHF) communications satellites for the U.S. military… See more

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Takes to the Skies: Begins First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed its first flight on April 30, launching the engine family’s flight test program. The PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet… See more

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 50th F135 Engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Pratt & Whitney has successfully delivered the 50th production F135 engine – powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II – to the U.S. Department of Defense. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Automation Recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for 100 Percent On-Time Delivery and Quality

Pratt & Whitney Automation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received supplier recognition from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for their 100 percent on-time delivery with perfect quality during 2011… See more

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Power Systems

Turboden enters UK market with two Organic Rankine Cycle biomass power plants

Turboden recently entered the UK market with awards for two biomass-fueled Combined Cooling, Heat and Power plants for two of the country’s most well known institutions - British Sky Broadcasting and Heathrow Airport. Both will receive clean, carbon-neutral power… See more

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean… See more

April 2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' Turkish Engine Center Delivers 100th Overhauled Engine to Turkish Airlines

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' Turkish Engine Center recently celebrated delivery of its 100th overhauled CFM56® engine to… See more

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Celebrates Commissioning of Commercial-Scale Prototype Dry Solids Pump to Provide High-Efficiency, Low-Emission Gasification

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the commissioning of a commercial-scale dry-solids pump – a revolutionary feed system integrated with PWR’s compact gasifier to efficiently gasify coal, petcoke and other solid fuels… See more

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

GP7200 Engines Recognized for Fuel Consumption Benefit

Airbus recently revised its performance handbook to indicate that GP7200-powered A380 aircraft have been demonstrating fuel consumption levels… See more

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Successfully Boost Government Payload Into Space

The sky rumbled with the sound of a rocket launch today as Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne once again demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems with the successful lift-off of a critical satellite for the U.S. government… See more

March 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Boeing Representatives Sign Engine Contract to Power U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker

Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt & Whitney’s Military Engines division, and Maureen Dougherty, Boeing vice president and program manager, KC-46 Tanker Program, hosted a ceremonial engine contract signing event today at Boeing’s Tanker… See more

Monday, March 12, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes Latest Hot-Fire Test on Launch Abort Engine for Boeing’s CST-100 spacecraft

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, successfully completed a full-mission duration hot-fire test on a Launch Abort Engine (LAE) for Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft… See more

Friday, March 9, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney to Highlight Importance of Waste Heat-to-Power Solutions

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, will host the California “Waste Heat to Power Road Show.” The three-day event will include… See more

February 2012

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers 200th Mission of Centaur Rocket, Places Communications Satellite for U.S. Navy into Orbit

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne once again demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems by successfully powering the Centaur upper-stage rocket on its 200th mission and placing the first in a series of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications satellites for the U.S. Navy into orbit… See more

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Commercial Engines

Gearing Up for Certification: PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Test Program Progressing Rapidly

Continuing its engine certification program, Pratt & Whitney has initiated certification icing testing for its PurePower PW1524G engine that will power the Bombardier* Cseries* aircraft family. The company anticipates completing engine certification by the end of 2012. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes J-2X Powerpack Test

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the first in a series of powerpack hot-fire tests on the J-2X engine, which is being developed for NASA to power humans further into space than ever before. Powerpack tests are designed to evaluate the full range of operating conditions of the engine's components during flight… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Signs Maintenance Agreements with Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. has selected Pratt & Whitney for a Fleet Management Program agreement and a part repair agreement to provide maintenance for the airline's Pratt & Whitney-powered aircraft engines and engine parts. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Teaches Singapore Polytechnic Students to Power the Future

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Pratt & Whitney signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today enabling students to participate in an Overseas Industrial Training Program (OITP) at Pratt & Whitney’s Customer Training Center in China… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Go Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

Go Airlines (GoAir), a leading provider of low fare services in the growing Indian aviation market, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 72 firm A320neo aircraft. The agreement represents 144 firm PW1100G-JM engines… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Commercial Engines

TransAsia Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft

TransAsia Airways has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of six firm and six option A321neo aircraft. The deal includes a 10-year PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement for 27 engines, including spare and option engines… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Begins Construction on New Seletar Aerospace Park Facility

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners has begun construction on the company's new facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Powers Learning with National Formosa University Students

National Formosa University (NFU) and Pratt & Whitney signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement allows NFU students to participate in a well-designed curriculum for commercial engine maintenance as well as other professional training at Pratt & Whitney’s Customer Training Center… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from Sichuan Airlines Valued at US$80 Million

Sichuan Airlines has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power eight new A320 series aircraft. The order includes a long-term aftermarket services agreement. The deal is valued at approximately $80 million for Pratt & Whitney. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from ICBC Valued at US$100 Million

ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC), has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power its fleet of 15 new A320 series aircraft. The deal is valued at US$100 million for Pratt & Whitney. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney’s F135 Engine Exceeds 20,000 Hours Powering the F-35

Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine—exclusively powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II—exceeded 20,000 total engine hours while powering the fleet of F-35 flight test aircraft, including 17,700 ground test hours and 2,500 flight test hours. This marks yet another milestone for Pratt & Whitney… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Military Engines

F119 Achieves Significant Milestone Powering the F-22; 200,000 Flight Hours Logged During Safest Engine Introduction in USAF History

Pratt & Whitney’s F119, the world’s first fifth-generation engine and the predecessor to the F135, has surpassed the 200,000 flight hour milestone powering Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor. This milestone recognizes the F119 as a fully mature engine. In addition, the F119 has demonstrated the safest and most reliable introduction of a fighter engine in United States Air Force history… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

The Boeing Company has recognized Pratt & Whitney as a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award winner. Boeing issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Pratt & Whitney maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2010 to Sept. 30, 2011. This is the second consecutive year that Pratt & Whitney has received the honor… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' TOS Facility Celebrates 30th Anniversary

2012 marks 30 years since the formation of Turbine Overhaul Services (TOS), a Singapore-based joint venture between Pratt & Whitney and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Limited (ST Aerospace). Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Wins $200 Million PW4000 Advantage70™ Engine Order from Korean Air

Korean Air selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power five new Airbus A330 aircraft. The agreement, valued at approximately $200 million, represents 10 firm PW4170 engines. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Asiana Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney Fleet Management Program

Asiana Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney for a Fleet Management Program agreement to provide engine maintenance for three of the airline's Pratt & Whitney-powered aircraft. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Receives Maintenance Contract to Support F100 Engines for Royal Jordanian Air Force

Pratt & Whitney has received a $19.2 million Material Management Program (MMP) contract with three, one-year options from the United States Air Force in support of F100-PW-220E engines powering the Royal Jordanian Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters… See more

Monday, February 13, 2012
Power Systems

Hawaiian Airlines Awarded First Ever Aviation Carbon Credits Using Pratt & Whitney’s EcoPower® Engine Wash

Hawaiian Airlines, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), was today awarded the first ever aviation-based carbon credit. The credits are Verified Carbon Units, issued under the requirements of the Verified Carbon Standard using a new methodology developed by Pratt & Whitney… See more

Friday, February 10, 2012
Air Shows

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the Singapore Air Show

Pratt & Whitney will announce new business and brief media on key programs during the 2012 Singapore Air Show. The current Pratt & Whitney media event schedule is below… See more

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Agreement for Commercial-Scale Gasification Demonstration Plant in China

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has signed a negotiation framework agreement with two energy industry leaders to design, construct and operate a commercial-scale advanced gasification demonstration plant in China’s central eastern Henan Province. The agreement is a key step toward commercializing technology designed to lower the cost of coal gasification… See more

January 2012

Thursday, January 19, 2012
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Power the Rocket Boosting the Latest Communications Satellite for U.S. Department of Defense

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems by successfully boosting the fourth in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites to increase communications capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense. The mission launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla… See more

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $194M F135 Long-Lead Production Contract

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $194,097,296 long-lead production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. The low rate initial production (LRIP) contract covers long-lead materials for the sixth lot of F135 engines, and provides Pratt & Whitney the ability to start procuring long-lead items for production engines… See more

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded Contract for F135 Engine Production Worth Up To $1.12B

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney an undefinitized contract award (UCA) not to exceed $1,122,306,649 for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. Pratt & Whitney and the DoD have reached a tentative agreement on key terms for the low rate initial production (LRIP) 5 contract which contains fixed-price and cost-plus incentive fee elements… See more

December 2011

Monday, December 19, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives Engine Contract for Boeing C-17s Sold to India

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received a contract to produce the first four F117-PW-100 engines that will power the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III for the Indian Air Force. … See more

Thursday, December 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines Selected for JetBlue's Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 40 firm A320neo family aircraft. The MOU includes 86 PurePower engines with a long-term PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. … See more

Thursday, December 15, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center Delivers 100th Overhauled Engine to Shanghai Airlines

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' Shanghai Engine Center today delivered its 100th overhauled CFM56® engine to Shanghai Airlines. … See more

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Provide Sonelgaz with 18 MOBILEPAC Turbogenerators for Peaking Power Needs

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) announced today at the POWER-GEN International tradeshow a contract with Compagnie de l'Engineering de l'Electricite et du Gaz (CEEG), a subsidiary of Sonelgaz, to supply eighteen FT8® MOBILEPAC® self-contained gas turbine-powered electric generating units for a number of locations in Algeria. … See more

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Developing an FT4000 SWIFTPAC® Next-Generation Industrial Gas Turbine

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems today announced the development of its latest aeroderivative industrial gas turbine, the FT4000 SWIFTPAC®, at the POWER-GEN International tradeshow. … See more

Monday, December 5, 2011
Commercial Engines

Geared For Success: Landmark Year for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine

Pratt & Whitney has surpassed the milestone of receiving orders - including options - for more than 2,000 PurePower Geared Turbofan engines while completing more than 1,250 hours and 2,800 cycles of full engine testing for its first two applications. … See more

Monday, December 5, 2011
Commercial Engines

Geared For Success: Landmark Year for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine

Pratt & Whitney has surpassed the milestone of receiving orders - including options - for more than 2,000 PurePower Geared Turbofan engines while completing more than 1,250 hours and 2,800 cycles of full engine testing for its first two applications. … See more

November 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Powers Flight of Second Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System for U.S. Navy

Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the second Northrop Grumman X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … See more

Saturday, November 26, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts Latest Mars Rover to the Red Planet

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated the consistent reliability of its power and propulsion systems by successfully boosting the Mars Science Laboratory rover, which will travel to the red planet to assess its habitability. … See more

Monday, November 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

PurePower® PW1000G Geared Turbofan™ Engine Named to TIME Magazine's '50 Best Inventions of 2011'

TIME Magazine has named Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1000G engine as one of "The 50 Best Inventions of 2011," describing it as "the most important development in aviation in 2011." … See more

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

ALAFCO Opts for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

Alafco Aviation Lease and Finance Co. KSCC (ALAFCO) selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2017. … See more

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

Qatar Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

Qatar Airways has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Monday, November 14, 2011
Commercial Engines

PurePower® Engines Surpass 1,000 Hours of Full Engine Testing

Pratt & Whitney has successfully completed more than 1,000 hours of full engine testing on its PurePower engines for its first two applications – the PW1500G engine series for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft and the PW1200G engine series for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet. … See more

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and NASA Complete Hot-Fire Test on J-2X Engine

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and NASA successfully completed a 500-second duration hot-fire test on NASA's J-2X engine, a key step in demonstrating the propulsion system's ability to power humans further into space than ever before. … See more

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney's Waste Heat-to-Power Organic Rankine Cycle Solutions Now Eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, announced today that its broad offering of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators are now eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP). … See more

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Powers Successful Sea Trials for F-35 Program

Sea trials have concluded for the F-35B Lightning II's Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft. Flying under the power of Pratt & Whitney's F135 propulsion system, two STOVL variants conducted 72 short takeoffs and vertical landings, for a total of 260 vertical landings in the program. … See more

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney EcoFlight Solutions Signs Exclusive Software Licensing Agreement With Aviaso

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), and Flight Sciences International have signed an exclusive software licensing agreement with Aviaso, an international software company developing products exclusively for the aviation industry, to provide innovative data analysis software for EcoFlight™ Solutions. … See more

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Power Systems

Wood Group GTS Forms Strategic Alliance with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems for 'F' Technology Services

Wood Group GTS (GTS) has entered into a strategic alliance with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) to jointly service the GE Frame 7FA industrial gas turbine aftermarket. Under this alliance GTS has been granted an exclusive 10 year licence for sale and distribution of PWPS manufactured combustion hardware, hot gas path components and high technology repair services. … See more

October 2011

Monday, October 31, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Test New Liquid Propulsion System in Support of Protecting the U.S. and Europe from Regional Threats

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $14 million contract to test new liquid-propulsion technologies that could be used to help intercept incoming ballistic missiles. … See more

Friday, October 28, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Satellite to Study Atmosphere and Sea-Surface Temperatures

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated its continued support of NASA and the scientific community by successfully boosting the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) … See more

Friday, October 28, 2011
Commercial Engines

Air China Completes First Sustainable Biofuel Flight Using Pratt & Whitney PW4000 94-inch Engines

Air China, in partnership with Boeing, Honeywell UOP, the Civil Aviation Administration of China, PetroChina and Pratt & Whitney, today completed a demonstration flight using a sustainable biofuel derived from biomass grown in China. … See more

Friday, October 28, 2011
Power Systems

APR Energy Enters Strategic Partnership with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems

APR Energy plc (APR) and Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) today announced a strategic partnership to jointly address global temporary power needs and to increase the availability of mobile turbines for temporary power solutions. … See more

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Systems Successfully Maneuver Missile Defense Interceptors to Destroy Ballistic Missile Targets

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor successfully positioned missile defense interceptors to simultaneously destroy two short-range ballistic missile targets in a demonstration of the weapon system's ability to help protect troops and other U.S. interests around the world. … See more

Friday, October 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Clarification Statement on IAE Commercial Production

IAE today is clarifying its expectations on future production for the V2500 engine following a recent news report that mischaracterized the consortium's plans. … See more

Friday, October 21, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Dedicates F-35 Lightning II Aircraft Models to Employees at Conn. Facility

Pratt & Whitney dedicated three F-35 Lightning II aircraft models to its employees during a ceremony at its main Connecticut plant yesterday. … See more

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce Announce Restructuring of IAE Collaboration and New Partnership to Develop Next Generation Engines for Mid-Size Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, are pleased to announce a restructure of their participation in IAE International Aero Engines AG (IAE), which produces the V2500 engine for the A320 family of aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Extends to Business Jet Market

Pratt & Whitney has completed its first environmentally-friendly EcoPower engine wash on a Dassault Falcon 2000EX. This first engine wash signifies that this environmentally-friendly service is now available for all business jet aircraft in addition to large commercial and military aircraft. … See more

Monday, October 3, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Invites PT6A and Turbofan Customers to Attend M&O Sessions at NBAA 2011

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its PT6A engines and PW300, PW500 and PW600 turbofan engines to attend maintenance and overhaul (M&O) sessions during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Las Vegas. … See more

Monday, October 3, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to Supply Critical Hardware for Concentrated Solar Power Towers for Clean, Reliable Electricity

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has received a contract from SolarReserve to supply critical hardware for its first commercial-scale power tower project with fully integrated energy storage. … See more

Monday, October 3, 2011
Commercial Engines

First PurePower® PW1200G Engine Concludes Ground Testing

Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney's first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – recently concluded. The engine, the first of an eight-engine validation and certification program, completed more than 300 hours and 1,100 cycles. … See more

September 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney, JAEC and MTU to Collaborate on PurePower® PW1100G-JM for Airbus A320neo Program

Today, Pratt & Whitney, Japan Aero Engines Corporation (JAEC) and MTU Aero Engines AG announced they will collaborate to provide the PurePower PW1100G-JM engine for the A320neo program. … See more

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Wizz Air Selects Pratt & Whitney's Environmental Friendly EcoPower® Engine Wash

Wizz Air has signed a long-term agreement to use Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash system on its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs FMP® Agreement with DRF Luftrettung

Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (CSC Europe) signed a 13-year Fleet Management Program (FMP®) agreement with DRF Luftrettung of Germany for comprehensive maintenance support of its PW206B2 engines. … See more

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Cargolux Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Program

Cargolux Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney for an Engine Management Program agreement providing on-wing engine health monitoring. … See more

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Continues Tests on Department of Defense, NASA Engines

In an impressive display of power and technology, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on the certified RS-68A engine, the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine. … See more

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Eastern Order Valued at $400 Million

China Eastern Airlines has awarded IAE International Aero Engines an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 50 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … See more

Monday, September 19, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada and AVIC Engine Holdings Create New MRO Facility in China for Civil-Certified PT6A and PW100 Series Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and China Aviation Engine Holdings Corporation Ltd. (AVIC Engine Holdings) today announced the creation of a new joint venture to be located in Zhuzhou, Province of Hunan, People's Republic of China. … See more

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine Completes First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1500G engine, the PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft, completed its first flight test program logging 25 flights with 115 flight hours. … See more

Monday, September 12, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Donates $1 Million and Twin Wasp Engine to National World War II Museum; Dave Hess Joins Board of Trustees

Pratt & Whitney has donated $1 million to the National World War II Museum to help tell the story of America's experience in the war that changed the world. In addition to the monetary pledge, the company is donating a Twin Wasp R-1830-90D, an engine that powered several different World War II aircraft. … See more

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Twin Satellites to Study the Moon

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of NASA and space exploration by successfully boosting the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft, which scientists will use to unlock the mysteries of the Moon. … See more

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center Delivers First Overhauled Engine to Overseas Customer

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' Shanghai Engine Center recently delivered its first overhauled CFM56® engine to Jetstar Pacific Airlines. … See more

August 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Military Engines

PHOTO: Pratt & Whitney-Powered F-15C Departs

A Pratt & Whitney-powered F-15C Eagle from the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing departs Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., on Aug. 12. … See more

Friday, August 26, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives Above & Beyond Award For Support of Employees in National Guard and Reserves

Pratt & Whitney's North Berwick facility has been awarded the Above & Beyond award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve as an employer who has gone above and beyond the legal requirements for granting leave and providing support for military duty by their employees. … See more

Friday, August 26, 2011
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Amercon Receives OSHA Voluntary Protection Plan STAR Designation

Pratt & Whitney Amercon has been designated as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) STAR facility by the U. S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for reaching high standards in employee and facility safety practices. … See more

Friday, August 19, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Extends to Helicopter Market

Pratt & Whitney has completed its first EcoPower engine washes on a U.S. Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter at Naval Base Coronado, Calif. … See more

Friday, August 12, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Enhanced F100 Engine Powers First F-16 Delivery to Royal Moroccan Air Force

The Royal Moroccan Air Force unveiled the first four of 24 Pratt & Whitney-powered F-16 aircraft in a ceremony on August 4 at Ben Guerrir Air Base in Marrakech, Morocco. … See more

Friday, August 5, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Launches Juno Spacecraft on Mission to Study Planet Jupiter

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated its continued support of NASA by successfully boosting the Juno spacecraft on its mission to study planet Jupiter. … See more

July 2011

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Bids Farewell to the Space Shuttle Program, Encourages Plan for Future Human Spaceflight

Space Shuttle Atlantis touched down at NASA Kennedy Space Center, officially bringing an end to the nation's space shuttle program and a 30-year legacy of boosting astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). … See more

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Purchases Remaining Japan Turbine Technologies Shares from Japan Airlines

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners has purchased Japan Airlines' stake in Japan Turbine Technologies, a commercial gas turbine engine part repair facility. … See more

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Next Generation J-2X Upper-Stage Engine for Future Human Spaceflight Successfully Begins Demonstration Testing

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has successfully completed a chill test and 1.9 second ignition test of NASA's J-2X engine at John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss. … See more

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Again Demonstrates its Large-Payload Lift Capability by Boosting Latest Navigation Satellite

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne again demonstrated its large payload lift capabilities by successfully boosting the second GPS- IIF2 navigation satellite for the U.S. government launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. … See more

Friday, July 8, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Final Flight to International Space Station

In an awesome display of technology and immense power that capped a 30-year legacy of boosting orbiters into space, three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the program's final flight to the International Space Station (ISS). … See more

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines To Power Final Flight to International Space Station

Three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) will power the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the program's final flight to the International Space Station (ISS) – just as NASA prepares to hot-fire test the new J-2X upper-stage rocket engine developed by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne. … See more

June 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Signs Exclusive Maintenance Agreement with Jetstar Pacific Airlines

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed an exclusive maintenance services agreement with Jetstar Pacific Airlines to provide engine overhaul services on the airline's fleet of CFM56-3 engines. … See more

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

IndiGo Selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash

IndiGo has signed a long-term agreement with Pratt & Whitney to use the company's environmentally responsible EcoPower® engine wash service on the airline's fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Named Frost & Sullivan Engine OEM of the Year

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has received the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Aerospace & Defense Award for Engine OEM of the Year. The award category is for engines below 20,000 pounds of thrust used in the general, business and regional aviation sectors. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

ABX Air Signs Agreement for Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash Service

ABX Air, Inc. has signed an exclusive three-year agreement for Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

BA CityFlyer Selects Pratt & Whitney's Environmentally Friendly EcoPower® Engine Wash

BA CityFlyer has selected Pratt & Whitney's patented EcoPower engine wash service for its fleet of Embraer 170 and Embraer 190SR efficiency jets. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Monarch Airlines to Further Reduce Carbon Footprint with Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash

Monarch, the scheduled leisure airline, has signed an exclusive three-year agreement for Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney and U.S. Air Force Initiate First F119 Engine Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Air Force have begun to overhaul the first F119 engine to reach its mid-life inspection at the F119 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) located at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine Flies Maiden Flight; Begins Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PW1500G engine took to the skies for its first flight on June 20, launching the engine family's first flight test program. The PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft flew its maiden flight on Pratt & Whitney's 747SP flying test bed at Pratt & Whitney Canada's Mirabel Aerospace Centre. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1500G Engines on Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Order for Undisclosed Major Network Carrier

Pratt & Whitney will power 10 firm and up to 6 option CS100 CSeries* aircraft ordered by an undisclosed major network carrier. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

CIT Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines to Power Up to 50 Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, today announced from the 49th International Paris Air Show that CIT Aerospace has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines for its order of the Airbus A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Air Austral Finalizes Purchase and Fleet Management Agreements with Engine Alliance

Air Austral and the Engine Alliance have finalized agreements for the purchase of GP7200 engines and a 10-year Fleet Management Agreement to cover the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines that will power Air Austral's two A380 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1500G Engines on up to 30 Bombardier CSeries Aircraft for Korean Air

Pratt & Whitney will power up to 30 Bombardier CSeries®* aircraft based on a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed by Korean Air. The LOI covers 10 firm and 10 option aircraft, as well as purchase rights for an additional 10. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Expands Maintenance Coverage for INAER

Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (P&WC CSC Europe), a joint venture of Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, significantly expanded a Fleet Management Program (FMP®) contract with INAER. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Hits 500,000 In-Service Flight Hours; Nears Third Anniversary of Entry Into Service

The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another milestone, reaching 500,000 revenue flight hours in June. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Malaysia Airlines to Further Reduce Carbon Footprint with Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash

Malaysia Airlines has signed an exclusive five-year agreement for Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

United Arab Emirates Air Force Receives First Pratt & Whitney-powered C-17 Aircraft

The United Arab Emirates Air Force recently received its first C-17 Globemaster III, powered exclusively by four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines. The UAE Air Force is slated to receive a total of six C-17s by 2012. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

U.S. Air Force and Pratt & Whitney Complete First F117 Overhaul at Oklahoma Maintenance Facility

With the assistance of Pratt & Whitney representatives, Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla., recently completed repairs on the first F117 engine at the base's new F117 Heavy Maintenance Center. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F135 Spare Engine to Eglin Air Force Base for F-35 Training Operations

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first F135 spare engine to the U.S. Air Force at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to support F-35 Lightning II training operations to begin this summer. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Military Engines

India To Acquire C-17s Exclusively Powered By Pratt & Whitney F117 Engines

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that India's Ministry of Defence has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters exclusively powered by four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne J-2X Engine for NASA's Future Human Spaceflight Ready for Test

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne completed assembly of the first J-2X upper-stage engine for NASA's next era of human spaceflight in preparation for demonstration testing expected to begin this month at Stennis Space Center, Miss. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Virgin Atlantic Airways to Further Reduce Carbon Footprint with Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash

Virgin Atlantic Airways has agreed to extend its contract for Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service through 2011. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

All Nippon Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4074D Engines in $230 Million Deal

All Nippon Airways has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4074D engines to power five new Boeing 777 aircraft. The agreement represents 10 firm PW4074D engines and is valued at $230 million at list prices. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Onur Air Selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash to Reduce Fuel Burn and CO2 Emissions

Onur Air signed a three-year exclusive agreement for Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service for its fleet of A300, A320 and A330 aircraft. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

GMG Airlines Sign Maintenance Service Agreement with Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners

GMG Airlines and Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners have signed an exclusive maintenance services agreement. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

El Al Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney's Environmental Friendly EcoPower® Engine Wash

El Al Airlines signed a long-term agreement to use Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash system. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Order for ANI Group Holdings LTD

Pratt & Whitney will provide power for 5 firm Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft ordered by ANI Group Holdings LTD as part of a contract announced today. The agreement represents 10 firm PW1200G engines for the aircraft with a PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and International Lease Finance Corporation Finalize Agreement for PurePower® PW1100G Engines on Airbus A320neo Order

Pratt & Whitney and International Lease Finance Corporation signed a definitive agreement concerning engines for up to 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft ordered by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) as part of an order announced in early March. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Gulf Air Order Valued at $60 Million

Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, has selected IAE International Aero Engines to power six Airbus A321 aircraft. The value to Pratt & Whitney of the order and aftermarket agreement is approximately $60 million. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Southern Order Valued at $250 Million

China Southern Airlines has awarded IAE International Aero Engines an order for 65 SelectOneTM engines, bringing the total number of V2500-powered China Southern aircraft in service to 177. The agreement also includes a long-term IAE engine maintenance agreement. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Completes Performance Tests on Compact Gasifier

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the last in a series of performance tests on its compact gasifier, making the technology ready for implementation in a demonstration plant. … See more

Sunday, June 19, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Dassault Aviation in Celebrating Delivery of 500th PW307A Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) delivered its 500th PW307A engine to Dassault Aviation on June 1, 2011. … See more

Sunday, June 19, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Engine Diagnostic Tool for PW300 Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) recently launched an engine diagnostic tool, powered by CaseBank's SpotLight®, for its PW300 engine. … See more

Sunday, June 19, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins in Launch of Aerosud's First Indigenous Turboprop Civil Certified Aircraft in Africa

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is powering the first indigenous turboprop civil certified aircraft in Africa with the unparalleled P&WC PT6A engine. … See more

Friday, June 17, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Provides Power Solutions to APR Energy for Earthquake-Affected Japan

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems is supplying the temporary power generation company, APR Energy (APR) with mobile power generation equipment that will be used to alleviate electric power shortfalls in Japan resulting from the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake and associated tsunami that recently devastated the country. … See more

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Air Shows

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the Paris Air Show

Pratt & Whitney will announce exciting new business and brief media on key programs during the 2011 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France. … See more

Monday, June 13, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne J-2X Engine for NASA's Future Human Spaceflight Ready for Test

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne completed assembly of the first J-2X upper-stage engine for NASA's next era of human spaceflight in preparation for demonstration testing expected to begin this month at Stennis Space Center, Miss. … See more

Friday, June 10, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Satellite Designed to Measure Salt Concentrations in World Oceans

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of NASA and the scientific community by successfully boosting an international spacecraft designed to measure the concentration of salt on ocean surfaces. … See more

May 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Commercial Engines

Korean Air Celebrates Delivery of First GP7200-powered A380 Aircraft

Today Korean Air celebrated the delivery of its first GP7200-powered Airbus A380 aircraft at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. Korean Air has ordered a total of 10 A380s and will begin operating the aircraft in June. … See more

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Commercial Engines

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1217G Engine Testing Begins

Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney's first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – is well under way. … See more

Monday, May 16, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $1.13B Contract for F135 Engine Production

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $1.13 billion contract for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. … See more

Monday, May 16, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Space Shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-134 to deliver a permanent experiment module to the International Space Station that will allow scientists to study anti-matter in the universe. … See more

Monday, May 16, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Enhanced PW308C Engine for Dassault's Falcon 2000S

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched an enhanced PW308C engine for Dassault's new Falcon 2000S business jet. … See more

Monday, May 16, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Engine Diagnostic Tool for PW100 Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today officially launched an engine diagnostic tool, powered by Spotlight®, for its PW100 engine. … See more

Saturday, May 7, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts Early-Warning Missile Detection System into Orbit

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its ongoing commitment to national defense by boosting into orbit the U.S. military's first Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO 1) for early-warning missile detection. … See more

Friday, May 6, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F135 Engine for Low Rate Initial Production Lot 3

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first F135 engine for low rate initial production (LRIP) 3 to the U.S. Government for the F-35 Lightning II program. … See more

Friday, May 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates Mirabel Aerospace Centre Grand Opening

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today officially inaugurated the company's new Mirabel Aerospace Centre located at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport in Quebec, Canada. … See more

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates Museum Installation of JSF119 Engine at Smithsonian Institution

Pratt & Whitney announced yesterday that its JSF119 propulsion system has been installed by the Smithsonian Institution at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. … See more

April 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Signs MOU with COMAC for China Aviation Leadership Training Program

Today, Pratt & Whitney, on behalf of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with COMAC, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, for cooperation on leadership training for senior executives and mid-level management, project management training and Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) training. … See more

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68A Engine Configuration Meets All Customer Requirements for Flight

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the Design Certification Review for the upgraded RS-68A engine configuration, demonstrating the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine has met all requirements to power heavy-lift vehicles into space. … See more

Monday, April 18, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Support Boeing to Mature the Design of the CST-100 Spacecraft's Integrated Service Module and Launch Abort Propulsion System

The Boeing Company has selected Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to help mature the design of its Service Module and integrated Launch Abort propulsion system for the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft. … See more

Friday, April 15, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Launches Spacecraft for U.S. Government

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of national security by helping to boost into orbit a spacecraft for the U.S. government. … See more

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Launches PureSolution(SM) Services for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today the launch of PureSolutionSM services, the company's new flexible maintenance plan designed exclusively for its PurePower® engine family. … See more

Monday, April 4, 2011
Commercial Engines

Lufthansa Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

Lufthansa has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines for its order of 30 aircraft in the A320neo family. The order approved by Lufthansa's supervisory board on March 16 still requires contract closure with Airbus. … See more

March 2011

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Receives Maintenance Contract Extension to Support F100 Engines for Italian Air Force

Pratt & Whitney has received a $6.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to extend its fleet management program for F100-PW-220E engines powering the Italian Air Force's F-16 fighters. … See more

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Hot Section Demonstrates Full-Life Capability

Pratt & Whitney's F119 engine powering the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor, successfully reached its first hot section full-life capability of 4,325 total accumulated cycles (TACs), during a recent mission at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. … See more

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Commercial Engines

IndiGo Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines for Airbus A320neo Order: One of the Largest Orders in Recent Aviation History

IndiGo has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines to power its fleet of 150 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The decision represents 300 firm PW1100G engines with options for additional engines. … See more

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1200G Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Pratt & Whitney completed assembly on the first PurePower PW1217G engine to test for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft. The engine, rated at 17,000 pounds of thrust, is the third PurePower PW1000G series engine to complete assembly. … See more

Monday, March 21, 2011
Military Engines

Five Pratt & Whitney Engineers Honored as Distinguished Engineers of the Year By Hartford ASME for Their Work on the F135 Engine for the F-35 Fighter

Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn. during National Engineers Week. … See more

Monday, March 14, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Hot-Fire Tests Launch Abort Demonstration Engine for Boeing's CST-100 Spacecraft

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests of the Bantam demonstration engine for an innovative "pusher" launch abort system on The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft. The launch abort engine is a critical component of future commercial crew transportation to low-Earth orbit. … See more

Friday, March 11, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Boosts Government Satellite into Orbit

In another display of its commitment to national security, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today successfully helped boost a satellite for the U.S. government from Cape Canaveral Air Force station, Fla. … See more

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1100G Engines on Airbus A320neo Order for International Lease Finance Corporation

Pratt & Whitney will provide power for up to 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft ordered by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) as part of a contract announced today. The agreement includes 120 firm PurePower PW1100G engines for 60 aircraft and options for up to 80 engines for the additional 40 aircraft with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2016. … See more

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Demonstrates First RS-68A Production Engine is Ready for Flight

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of Hardware Acceptance Reviews on the first RS-68A production rocket engine, validating the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine is ready to power a heavy-lift vehicle into space in support of national security. … See more

Monday, March 7, 2011
Commercial Engines

Etihad Airways and the Engine Alliance Finalize GP7200 Engine and Fleet Management Agreements

Etihad Airways and the Engine Alliance have signed agreements for the purchase of the GP7200 engines to power its fleet of 10 Airbus A380 aircraft and for a long-term Fleet Management Agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Med-Trans Corporation in Celebrating Delivery of Milestone 1,000th PW206B2 Engine Aboard EC135P2 Helicopters

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) presented Med-Trans Corporation (Med-Trans) with a commemorative plaque at a ceremony here today marking the delivery of the 1,000th PW206B2 engine aboard Eurocopter's EC135P2 helicopter. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

VIH Aviation Group Ltd. Chooses P&WC-Powered AgustaWestland AW139 Helicopters Signs Long-Term Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan Contract

VIH Aviation Group Ltd. has purchased 10 AgustaWestland 139 AW139 helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) PT6C-67C engines and has signed a long-term Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan contract with P&WC, which covers the overhaul and repair of the engines. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

PHI Inc Chooses P&WC-Powered AgustaWestland AW139 Helicopters Signs Long-Term Engine Service Agreement for PT6C-67C Engines

PHI Inc (NASDAQ: PHII, PHIIK), a leading provider of helicopter transportation and related services to a diverse customer group that includes the oil and gas industries, has purchased 10 AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) PT6C-67C engines. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers First PT6C-67E Production Engine for the Eurocopter EC175 Helicopter

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has delivered its first PT6C-67E production engine for the Eurocopter EC175 helicopter, a medium-size utility helicopter for multi-role civilian and parapublic applications. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates Swedish Police Squadron 40,000-hour Milestone

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has joined with aircraft maintenance company Patria Helicopters AB to mark an important milestone reached by the helicopter squadron of the Swedish Police. EC135P2 helicopters operated by the Squadron and equipped with P&WC's PW206B2 engines have now recorded a remarkable 40,000 in-flight hours. … See more

Saturday, March 5, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers Launch of U.S. Military Orbital Test Vehicle

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, demonstrating its continued support for the nation's long-term goals of affordable, responsive and routine space exploration. … See more

Thursday, March 3, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First JT8D-219 Engine for Re-engined Joint STARS Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney will deliver its first reconfigured JT8D-219 engine, to Northrop Grumman later this month as part of the U.S. Air Force's re-engined E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft program. … See more

February 2011

Monday, February 28, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Powers First Flight of Production F-35 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney's F135 conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) production engine powered the successful first flight of a production F-35 aircraft on Friday, Feb. 25. This milestone marks the introduction of Pratt & Whitney's F135 production engines into service. … See more

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Parts and Cargo Module to the International Space Station

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on Mission STS-133 to deliver spare parts and a modified cargo transfer module that will be permanently attached to the International Space Station (ISS) to provide additional storage space. … See more

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Space Propulsion

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne X-51A WaveRider Team Vies for Collier Trophy

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is among seven nominees competing for one of the most prestigious awards in aerospace, the National Aeronautic Association's (NAA) Robert J. Collier Trophy. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is being nominated as part of the team that powered the hypersonic X-51A WaveRider vehicle last May in the longest-ever supersonic combustion ramjet (scramjet) powered flight. … See more

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Commercial Engines

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Completes Initial Ground Tests, Exceeds Expectations

Pratt & Whitney successfully completed initial ground testing on its first PurePower® PW1000G series engine, the PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft. The engine completed nearly 200 hours of ground tests at the company's West Palm Beach, Fla. facility. … See more

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

All Nippon Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney for Long-term Maintenance and Materials Agreement Valued at $1 Billion

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced today the signing of a 10-year part repair and material management agreement valued at more than $1 billion. … See more

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F117 Engine Exceeds 8 Million Flight Hours

Pratt & Whitney's F117 engine, the exclusive power for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, recently exceeded 8 million engine flight hours. … See more

Monday, February 7, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Propulsion System Successfully Powers First Flight of X-47B Navy-Northrop Grumman Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration Program

Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the Navy / Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … See more

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Order for Trans States Holdings

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 50 firm and up to 50 options for new Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft ordered by Trans States Holdings as part of a contract announced today. … See more

January 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Receives Order for Three PURECYCLE® Systems from NRG Enerji in Turkey

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) is breaking into the Turkish renewable energy market with the sale of three modular PURECYCLE® Organic Rankine Cycle units with the capacity to generate up to 780 kW of net geothermal power. … See more

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Boosts Heavy-Lift Vehicle Carrying a Government Satellite

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a government satellite for the U.S. government, demonstrating its heavy-lift capabilities and continued support of national security. … See more

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Receives Order for PURECYCLE® System from Gympie Timber Company in Australia

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) has its first order in the Australian renewable energy market with the sale of a modular PURECYCLE® Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) unit. … See more

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Air India Reduces Fuel Burn and CO2 Emissions with Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash

Air India announced it has performed 124 Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® engine washes to date, saving more than 540,000 gallons of fuel worth $1.9 million USD while reducing its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by approximately 5,300 metric tons. … See more

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Purchases Patented Technology for EcoPower® Engine Wash

Today, Pratt & Whitney closed on an agreement with Gas Turbine Efficiency to purchase the assets of the company's aviation business, which provides patented technology for Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash service. … See more

Monday, January 17, 2011
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Receives Order for Two Turboden ORC Systems from Sopogy, Inc

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems signed a contract with Sopogy, Inc., of Hawaii for two Turboden Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems. … See more

Monday, January 10, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's JT8D Engine Receives FAA Certification for Engine Enhancements

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today announced the certification of several enhancements for the JT8D-219 engine. … See more

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines Power Biofuel Tests for U.S. Air Force

A Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 engine recently powered its first biofuel test flight of a U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. … See more

Monday, January 3, 2011
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Short Take Off Vertical Landing Variant F135 Engine Receives Initial Service Release

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, has achieved initial service release (ISR) for the short take off and vertical landing variant (STOVL) F135 engine, marking another major milestone. … See more

December 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Completes Assembly of Fuel Turbopump on NASA's J-2X Rocket Engine

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed another major subassembly for NASA's first J-2X rocket engine. … See more

Monday, December 20, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Exceeds 20,000 Test Hours and Completes All Initial Service Release Development Testing

Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine has surpassed 20,000 test hours as it completes the ground development and demonstration phase of the program. … See more

Monday, December 13, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded Heavy-Lift Launch Vehicle Studies Contract

NASA has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a contract worth approximately $622,000 to conduct systems analysis and trade studies for heavy-lift launch vehicle system concepts, propulsion technologies and affordability. … See more

Monday, December 13, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Invest $1 Billion in Research & Development Over Five Years

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that it will invest more than $1 billion in research and development over the next five years to develop the next generation of high-performance aircraft engines. … See more

Thursday, December 9, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Production F135 Short Take Off Vertical Landing Engine

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first production F135 Short Take Off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) engine for the F-35 Lightning II, a major milestone and clear demonstration that the F135 STOVL propulsion system has transitioned from development to production. … See more

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Presents New Engine to NAAA Auction and Introduces New Customer Service Initiatives to Provide Greater Support to Ag Industry

Pratt & Whitney Canada has announced several initiatives relating to the maintenance and support of its PT6A engines, popular in the agricultural aviation industry around the world, here at the 2010 National Agricultural Aviation Association's (NAAA) annual convention and trade show. … See more

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes Assembly of Oxidizer Turbopump on NASA's J-2X Rocket Engine

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed assembly of the oxidizer turbopump on NASA's J-2X rocket engine, moving the next-generation, human-rated rocket engine one step closer to testing at Stennis Space Center, Miss., in 2011. … See more

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Delivers 100th GP7200 to Airbus; Engine Marks 300,000 Service Hours

The Engine Alliance today celebrated the delivery of its 100th GP7200 engine to Airbus at a ceremony at the Goodrich facility in Toulouse, France. … See more

Monday, December 6, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Popular Science Honors Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne for Powering X-51A WaveRider

The current issue of Popular Science magazine honors Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and its partners for achieving major advances in aerospace technology with the Mach 6-capable X-51A WaveRider vehicle. … See more

Sunday, December 5, 2010
Human Resources

Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut IAM-Represented Employees Approve New Contract

IAM members of Locals 700, 1746 and 1746A of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing hourly employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown, East Hartford and Cheshire, ratified a new three-year labor agreement today. … See more

Friday, December 3, 2010
Community

Pratt & Whitney Canada Employee Donations to Centraide Top $1 Million for Sixth Consecutive Year

Pratt & Whitney Canada employees and retirees in Quebec have once again generously supported Centraide of Greater Montreal, donating more than $1 million to the organization's annual campaign for a sixth consecutive year and surpassing 2009 contributions. … See more

Friday, December 3, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches PT6 Nation as Online Community to Connect with PT6 Customers and Fans

Operators and fans of Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) PT6 engine may now meet at PT6nation.com to share stories and keep up to date on developments. … See more

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Commercial Engines

Airbus Offers A320neo with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engine

Airbus announced today that it will offer the award-winning Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G geared turbofan™ engine as an ultra fuel-efficient new engine option (neo) for its A320 Family. … See more

November 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes Hot-Fire Test Series on Second RS-68A Certification Engine

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on the second and final RS-68A certification test engine, paving the way for its use in powering heavy-lift launch vehicles into space. … See more

Sunday, November 21, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68 Engines Help Boost Government Satellite

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a government satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. … See more

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Commercial Engines

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1524G Engine Testing Advances

Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney's first PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* family of aircraft continues on schedule validating performance expectations. … See more

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Zhuhai Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney GMS Life Limited Parts Receive VSTC Certificates from CAAC

Pratt & Whitney announced today that it received Validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its Global Material Solution (GMS) life-limited parts for the CFM56-3 engine. … See more

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney To Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, was awarded a contract for $46 million to provide F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines to power the Egyptian Air Force's new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Zhuhai Air Show 2010

GMG Airlines Signs Long-Term Engine Management Program Agreement with Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) signed an exclusive, five-year Engine Management Program agreement with GMG Airlines for its current fleet of PW4060 and JT8D-200 engines. … See more

Monday, November 15, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package Completes Record-Breaking Accelerated Mission Test

Pratt & Whitney's newest member of the F100 engine family, the F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP), has successfully completed more than 6,000 total accumulated cycles (TACs) in an accelerated mission test (AMT) at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engine Development Center in Tennessee. … See more

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Wins $2.35 Million Contract to Perform Risk-Reduction Tests on Third Generation Reusable Booster Engine

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $2.35 million contract to perform risk-reduction tests on key components of the Third Generation Reusable Booster (3GRB) rocket engine design. … See more

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Wins Contract to Develop Computation Tools to Predict Combustion Stability on Hydrocarbon-Fueled Rocket Engines

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $1.35 million contract to develop improved computational tools to better predict combustion stability of hydrocarbon-fueled liquid rocket engines. … See more

Monday, November 8, 2010
Engineering

Pratt & Whitney Canada Recruiting 200 Experienced Engineers

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is recruiting experienced engineers to support key aircraft engine development programs for business, regional and helicopter applications. … See more

Monday, November 8, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs Multi-Year Engine Maintenance Contract with Aramco Associated Company

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a multi-year Fleet Management Program® (FMP® Program) contract with Aramco Associated Company (AAC), an affiliate of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). … See more

Friday, November 5, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engine Helps Boost 350th Launch of a Delta Vehicle

In conjunction with the 50th year of powering the Delta-family of rockets, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the 350th launch of a Delta rocket today by successfully helping to boost the fourth COSMO-SkyMed Radar Earth-Imaging satellite for the Italian Space Agency and the Italian Ministry of Defence. … See more

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Asia 2010

Jetstar Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Provided By John Holland Aviation Services

Jetstar Airways has signed a long-term agreement with John Holland Aviation Services for Pratt & Whitney's environmentally responsible EcoPower® engine wash service on the airline's V2500 engines powering its fleet of Australian based A320 and A321 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Positive Contributions to Connecticut's Environmental Health

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) a GreenCircle Award for significant contributions made in pollution reduction at the company's East Hartford, Conn., facility. … See more

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Asia 2010

Singapore Airlines Cargo Strengthens Commitment to Environment With Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash

Singapore Airlines Cargo has signed a three-year agreement for Pratt & Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … See more

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Asia 2010

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) Awards Pratt & Whitney Design Organization Approval (DOA)

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded Pratt & Whitney Design Organization Approval (DOA) in support of Pratt & Whitney's multi-year Fleet Technical Management Agreement with Singapore Airlines Cargo. … See more

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Asia 2010

Air New Zealand to Use Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash to Reduce Fuel Burn

Air New Zealand has signed a one year agreement, extendable up to five years, for Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash service, which will help the airline reduce fuel burn. … See more

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Asia 2010

Jordan Aviation Signs Engine Management Program Agreement with Pratt & Whitney

Jordan Aviation selected Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) for a three-year Engine Management Program agreement. … See more

Monday, November 1, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and Turkish Technic Strengthen Partnership with an Advanced CFM56 and V2500 Center of Excellence

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and its joint venture partner, Turkish Technic, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines (ISE: THYAO), celebrated with an official grand opening ceremony this weekend for its advanced CFM56® engine and V2500® engine overhaul facility in Istanbul, Turkey. … See more

October 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada and Rolls-Royce Canada Open State-of-the-Art Cold Weather Engine Testing and Research Facility

The Global Aerospace Centre for Icing and Environmental Research (GLACIER) Inc., a limited joint venture company comprising Rolls-Royce Canada and Pratt & Whitney Canada, has officially opened its new, state-of-the-art cold weather testing and research facility for aircraft engines, in northern Canada. … See more

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Provide PW535 Engines to Power Up To 125 Embraer Phenom 300 Platinum Edition Aircraft for NetJets

NetJets Inc. announced today that it will order up to 125 Embraer Phenom 300 platinum edition executive jets powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW535E engines. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada's New Memphis, Tenn. Parts Distribution Centre Improves Service Levels for North American Engine Operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is offering improved AOG (aircraft on ground) turn times, optimized shipping costs and increased service levels for its North American customers with the relocation of a warehouse for new spare parts and line replaceable units (LRU) from Muskegon, Mich., to Memphis, Tenn. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Eliminates Minimum Annual Operating Hour Requisite for ESP® Program

Engine operators wishing to enrol in Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) industry leading Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP Program) will no longer face minimum flying hour requirements. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Extends Eagle Service™ Plan FLEX Option for Additional 12 Months

Operators looking to benefit from Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) popular FLEX enrolment option for the Eagle Service Plan (ESP® Program) now have an additional 12 months to do so. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Takes on Engine Operating Costs and Customers Reap Rewards

Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) dedication to performance, speed and simplicity in customer service has taken on new dimensions. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

3,000th Engine Enrolled in Pratt & Whitney Canada's ESP® Program

The 3,000th engine receiving world-class support through Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP® Program) belongs to Dr. Michael Alper, who flies an Embraer Phenom 100. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded $1 Million Contract To Design Engine for Transformer Vehicle

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a contract, with a value up to $1 million, to design an engine for the Transformer (TX), a vertical take-off and landing, road-worthy concept study vehicle. … See more

Monday, October 18, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives NASA's 2010 Large Business Prime Contractor Award

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received the 2010 Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. … See more

Monday, October 18, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 STOVL Successfully Completed Rigorous Thermal Testing

The Pratt & Whitney F135 short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant propulsion system took one more step toward government certification recently with the successful completion of one of the most rigorous, demanding tests in the entire qualification program. … See more

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded F100 Engine Contract To Power Hellenic Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $33.9 million contract for additional F100 spare engines in support of the Hellenic Air Force's fleet of F-16 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Military Engines

Israel Ministry of Defense Signs Agreement for Purchase of F-35 Aircraft

The Israeli Minister of Defense Director General (Maj. Gen. Ret.) Udi Shani, has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the procurement of F-35 Lightning II aircraft, produced by Lockheed Martin. Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine will power the initial purchase of the Israel Air Force's F-35 aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded $60.3 Million NASA Contract for Continued Support of the Space Shuttle Main Engine

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $60.3 million contract from NASA to provide continued Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) pre-launch, launch and post-launch support through March 31, 2011. … See more

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Military Engines

P&W Awarded $33.8 Million DARPA Contract for New Engine Technology Development

Pratt & Whitney received a $33.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop Constant Volume Combustion (CVC) engine technology under Phase II of the Vulcan advanced propulsion program. … See more

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Engineering, Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney on MIT Team Receiving Popular Mechanics Magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for Eco-Friendly Green Aircraft Design of the Future

Pratt & Whitney engineers are part of a team that today is receiving Popular Mechanics magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for designing a greener aircraft of the future that could use 70 percent less fuel than current planes while reducing noise and emissions. … See more

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney's Gas Turbine Frame 7 Components Exceed 1 Million Hours of Run Time

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems' new and repaired components for the Frame 7FA+e combustion turbine system recently exceeded the 1 million hour mark of run time service. … See more

Monday, October 4, 2010
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Global Flight Test Operations Facility

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) joined Canadian and Quebec government officials in inaugurating the company's global flight test operations centre today. This is the first phase of Pratt & Whitney Canada's state-of-the-art Mirabel Aerospace Centre at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport. … See more

September 2010

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Europe 2010

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners to Expand JT8D Repair Network with ITR-Turborreactores

Pratt & Whitney and ITR-Turborreactores, S.A. de CV (an ITP Group Company) have signed an agreement to establish ITR's Querétaro, Mexico, facility as a Designated Service Provider (DSP) Center of Excellence for JT8D component repair. … See more

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, MRO Europe 2010

Air Memphis Selects Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Program

Air Memphis signed an exclusive five-year Engine Management Program agreement with Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) for the airline's fleet of V2500 engines. … See more

Monday, September 27, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Files Complaint Against Rolls-Royce

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court in Connecticut against Rolls-Royce. … See more

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Completes Latest Round of Tests on J-2X Gas Generator

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the latest round of tests on the workhorse gas generator for NASA's J-2X rocket engine. … See more

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of U.S. Government Payload

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne yesterday helped boost into orbit a U.S. Government payload. The payload was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. … See more

Monday, September 20, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Demonstrates Full Life Capability

Pratt & Whitney's F119 engine powering the F-22 Raptor has successfully completed 8,650 total accumulated cycles, or TACs, representing the first time a fifth generation fighter engine has demonstrated the ability to meet full life requirements. … See more

Monday, September 20, 2010
Military Engines

F135 Engine Exceeds 19,000 Hours as Short Take Off Vertical Landing Variant Nears Initial Service Release Certification

The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine has surpassed 19,000 hours and the Short Take Off Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant is in the final stages of testing prior to receiving Initial Service Release Certification from the U.S. government later this year. … See more

August 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Breaks Into the Asian Market with First Orders of the PURECYCLE® ORC Power System

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems is breaking into the Asian market with the sale of two modular PURECYCLE® Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) units near Taipei, Taiwan, with the capacity to generate up to 500kW of geothermal power. … See more

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1524G Engine

Pratt & Whitney has completed assembly on its first PurePower PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft and will deliver the engine to the company's West Palm Beach, Fla., facility later this month to initiate testing. … See more

Monday, August 16, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Air Lease Corporation Order Valued at $165 Million

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power 30 Airbus A320 aircraft ordered at the 2010 Farnborough Air Show. … See more

Saturday, August 14, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of U.S. Military's Advanced Extremely High Frequency Communications Satellite

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's first Advanced Extremely High Frequency military communications satellite. … See more

Monday, August 2, 2010
Power Systems

Turboden to Supply 5MW Geothermal ORC Plant in Bavaria, Germany

Turboden, a Pratt & Whitney Power Systems company with 30 years of expertise and experience in the design and manufacture of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power generation systems, will supply a 5MWe geothermal ORC turbogenerator unit to the German utility SWM – Stadtwerke München. … See more

July 2010

Monday, July 26, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Named South Florida's 2009 'Manufacturer of the Year'

The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) named Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne in West Palm Beach the 2009 "Manufacturer of the Year" in the large company category at its annual Recognition of Excellence Awards Banquet. … See more

Thursday, July 22, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Juneyao Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for CFM56 Repair and Overhaul

Juneyao Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney for a three-year agreement to provide repair and overhaul services for its CFM56-5B engines. … See more

Thursday, July 22, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Qualifies Fokker Aerostructures as a Production Source for the F135 Static Structure, Awards Follow-On Contract for Additional Work

Pratt & Whitney has completed the first article inspection of a production quality static structure for the F135 engine produced by Fokker Aerostructures, a company based in The Netherlands. … See more

Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Canada Expands Maintenance Coverage For INAER Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (P&WC CSC Europe), a joint venture of Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, significantly expanded a Fleet Management Program (FMP® program) contract with INAER Aviation. … See more

Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Strategic Airlines Signs Maintenance Services and Engine Management Agreements with Pratt & Whitney

Strategic Airlines signed exclusive five-year maintenance services and expanded engine management Program agreements with Pratt & Whitney. … See more

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Broens Industries for F135 Engine Work

Pratt & Whitney has selected Broens Industries to design and manufacture a critical component as part of the maintenance and overhaul solution for the F135 propulsion system powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Share of Vietnam Airlines Order Valued at $235 Million

Vietnam Airlines has again selected International Aero Engines (IAE) for an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 36 Airbus A321 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Awards F135 IBR Production Contract to Alp Aviation

Pratt & Whitney has awarded Alp Aviation a contract to produce F135 fully machined titanium Integrally Bladed Rotors (IBR). … See more

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney and Kale Group Form Joint Venture Partnership

Pratt & Whitney and Kale Havacilik San, A.S., (Kale Group) of Istanbul, Turkey, announced the formation of a joint venture partnership to produce aircraft engine components today at the Farnborough Airshow. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Agreement Renewed by JetBlue Airways to Reduce Emissions and Save Fuel

Pratt & Whitney has signed an agreement for a two-year extension with JetBlue Airways for its EcoPower engine washes on the airline's fleet of V2500 and CF34 engines. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney's Fifth Generation Propulsion Systems Set Standard for Safety, Performance and Reliability

Pratt & Whitney's fifth generation family of propulsion systems have achieved numerous milestones in 2010, continuing to set the standard for military jet engine safety, reliability and performance. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Launches EcoFlight™ Solutions to Help Airlines Save Fuel and Reduce Emissions

Today, Pratt & Whitney launched its new comprehensive fuel conservation program, EcoFlight Solutions, to help airlines save fuel and reduce emissions. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Gears Up for First PurePower® Engine to Test for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney is on target for its first engine to test for the new PurePower PW1500G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Production Parts for F135 Engine Work

Pratt & Whitney signed a purchase order with Production Parts to manufacture a critical engine component for the F135 propulsion system program. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Signs Ten-Year Agreement with Volvo Aero Norway for Engine Shaft Production

Pratt & Whitney signed a ten-year agreement with Volvo Aero Norway to produce military engine shafts for Pratt & Whitney engines including the F135 powering the F-35 Lightning II and the F119 powering the F-22 Raptor. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Malaysia Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Advantage70™ Engines in $680 Million Deal

Malaysia Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power 17 new Airbus A330 aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Wins US$100 Million Engine Order from TAM Linhas Aereas

TAM Linhas Aereas has selected Pratt & Whitney PW4000-100" Advantage70™ engines to power two new Airbus A330 aircraft in a deal valued at more than US$100 million. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW210 Engine Selected to Power AgustaWestland AW169 Helicopter

AgustaWestland selected the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210 engine to power its new AW169 helicopter in the 4.5-ton class. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Emirates Selects Engine Alliance GP7200 Engines to Power Latest A380 Aircraft Order

Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, has selected Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its A380 order announced last month for an additional 32 Airbus A380 aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Completes Advanced Core Testing for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has completed testing on its full-scale PurePower engine core with more than 260 test hours, successfully validating performance and operability goals. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

SunExpress Selects Pratt & Whitney for CFM56® Engine Maintenance Services

SunExpress signed a ten-year exclusive maintenance service agreement with Pratt & Whitney for its fleet of CFM56-7 engines. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Air India Opens Franchise for Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Washing

The National Aviation Company of India Ltd, operating under the brand name "Air India," has signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney to establish an EcoPower engine wash service at Mumbai International Airport. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Historic NASA Mentor-Protege Agreement

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne signed a NASA Mentor-Protégé Agreement on July 7 with Avans Machine & Tool, a flight-approved supplier and certified Historically Under-Utilized Business (HUB) Zone small business located in Skyline, Ala. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney To Power Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney was awarded a contract from the U.S. Government valued at approximately $145 million to provide engines to power the Royal Moroccan Air Force's new fleet of F-16 aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Military Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Powers F-22 at Farnborough Air Show

Attendees of the 40th Farnborough Air Show are in for an amazing display of aerospace technology and performance when the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor performs every day of the show. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

P&WC Launches Demonstrator Program of New Regional Turboprop Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched a demonstrator program for an all-new advanced turboprop engine aimed at powering the next generation of regional turboprop aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Southern Order Valued at $132 Million

China Southern Airlines has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 20 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Vietnam Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for Fleet Management Program

Vietnam Airlines has signed a ten-year fleet management program agreement with Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners covering the airline's fleet of PW4090 engines. … See more

Sunday, July 18, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Share of Yemen Airways Order Valued at $100 Million

Yemen Airways has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power 10 Airbus A320 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Pilatus Aircraft Ltd in Celebrating Delivery of Milestone 1,000th PT6-Powered PC-12 NG Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) presented Pilatus Aircraft Ltd with a commemorative plaque at a ceremony marking delivery of the 1,000th PC-12 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Completes 100th GP7200 Engine; Specific Fuel Consumption Improvement Noted

The Engine Alliance today celebrated completion of its 100th GP7200 engine with employees and partners at a ceremony in Middletown, Conn. … See more

Friday, July 9, 2010
Military Engines

Lt. Gov. Fedele and Congressional Leaders Larson, DeLauro and Courtney Recognize Pratt & Whitney and Boeing for NewGen Tanker Partnership

Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and U.S. Reps. John B. Larson, Rosa DeLauro, and Joe Courtney today celebrated the selection of the Pratt & Whitney PW4062 engine as the exclusive power for Boeing's proposed NewGen Tanker platform to be offered to the U.S. Air Force for its tanker recapitalization program. … See more

Saturday, July 3, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Donates RS-68 Engine to Discovery Science Center

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne donated an RS-68 engine for display at Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, Calif., where it will be part of an interactive exhibit that simulates a rocket lift-off with smoke, heat lamps and footage of rocket launches. … See more

Thursday, July 1, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Demonstrates Descent Engine Technologies for Future Space Vehicle Landings

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Common Extensible Cryogenic Engine (CECE) demonstrated a throttling range 35 percent greater than in previous tests, as well as several new technology breakthroughs to support space exploration. … See more

June 2010

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion System Successfully Maneuvers THAAD Interceptor to Destroy Ballistic Missile Target

The Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) developed by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully positioned a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor that successfully destroyed an incoming Short Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM) in the low endo-atmosphere. … See more

Monday, June 28, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Achieves Historic Supersonic Success

The Pratt & Whitney F135 propulsion system has powered the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant through another major program achievement, with the first supersonic flight of the STOVL F-35B aircraft. … See more

Thursday, June 24, 2010
Commercial Engines

FAA Selects Pratt & Whitney for CLEEN Technologies Program, Targets the Environmentally Friendly PurePower® Engines

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a one-year contract with extension options, which will assist Pratt & Whitney to further develop and mature new jet engine technologies aimed at reduced fuel burn, noise and emissions under the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) technology development program. … See more

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Achieves Successful First Navy Variant F-35C Flight, Installation of First Production F135

The Pratt & Whitney F135 propulsion system celebrated two major program milestones recently, with the successful maiden flight of the Lockheed Martin Navy variant F-35C Lightning II, powered by a production configuration F135 engine, as well as installation of the first production F135 engine into a production F-35 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Martinair Joins Pratt & Whitney Line Maintenance Service Network, Renews EcoPower Engine Wash Agreement

Today, Martinair signed a three-year agreement to continue the EcoPower® engine wash service with Pratt & Whitney. … See more

Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Power Systems

Turboden Breaks Into the UK Market with First Orders of Environmentally Friendly 1 MWe Heat Recovery ORC Systems

Turboden, a Pratt & Whitney Power Systems company, with 30 years of expertise and experience in the design and manufacture of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power generation systems, is breaking into the U.K. market with the sale of two modular heat recovery ORC units in London. … See more

Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Canada Congratulates John Di Bert, Vice President, Finance, Named One of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™

Pratt & Whitney Canada proudly congratulates John Di Bert, Vice President, Finance, who has been named a recipient of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™ for 2009. … See more

Thursday, June 3, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $10.2 Million Contract for Concentrated Solar Power Tower with Thermal Storage Technology

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received an award of up to $10.2 million from the Department of Energy to design and develop technologies aimed at significantly lowering electricity costs using a Concentrated Solar Power Tower with Thermal Storage (CSP Power Tower). … See more

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Boost Delta Vehicles into Orbit with the Successful Launch of Navigation Satellite

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated 50 years of powering Delta-family rockets into orbit with the successful launch of the first NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF military navigation satellite on May 27. … See more

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes First in Series of Performance Tests on Compact Gasifier

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the first in a series of performance tests on its compact gasifier, which is designed to help reduce the cost of coal gasification, provide a clean alternative fuel source, and strengthen U.S. energy security. … See more

May 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Advanced Multi-Variable Control Team Receives UTC's Prestigious George Mead Award for Outstanding Engineering Accomplishment

Pratt & Whitney engineers Louis Celiberti, Timothy Crowley, James Fuller and Cary Powell won the George Mead Award – United Technologies Corp.'s highest award for outstanding engineering achievement – for their pioneering work in developing the world's first advanced multi-variable control (AMVC) design for the only engine that powers the F-35 Lightning II flight test program. … See more

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Scramjet Powers Historic First Flight of X-51A WaveRider

The X-51A WaveRider hypersonic vehicle, powered by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's scramjet engine, achieved aviation history today by making the longest-ever supersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight. … See more

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final F135 Flight Test Engine, First Lot of Production Engines

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the final F135 flight test engine and the first lot of F135 production engines to the customer, marking yet another major program milestone as the engine continues to successfully power the F-35 flight test program. … See more

Monday, May 24, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded $20 Million Contract From Missile Defense Agency

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $20.3 million contract for the first phase to design, develop and test a High-Performance Liquid Upper-Stage propulsion system that will support early intercept capabilities for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). … See more

Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Operations

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke Unveils LEED Platinum Certification Plaque for the Pratt & Whitney CFM56® Engine Overhaul Center in Shanghai

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke unveiled the LEED Platinum certification plaque for the Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd (Shanghai Engine Center) today. … See more

Monday, May 17, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Named First in Nation for Promoting Diversity

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne was named first in the nation by the Association of Diversity Councils for its outstanding contributions and achievements in promoting diversity in its workforce, workplace and marketplace. … See more

Monday, May 17, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Advanced Core Testing Validates Performance Goals for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has completed more than 100 hours of testing on its full-scale PurePower engine core, successfully validating performance goals of its new generation of commercial jet engines and demonstrating excellent starting and operability characteristics. … See more

Friday, May 14, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Russian Module to International Space Station

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on a mission to deliver the Russian Rassvet Mini-Research Module to the International Space Station. … See more

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 1000th F117 Engine to U.S. Air Force

Pratt & Whitney delivered the 1,000th F117 engine powering the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft to the United States Air Force. … See more

Monday, May 10, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Honors Employee for Her Dedication to the Community

In conjunction with National Volunteer Week, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne honored an employee for her time and dedication in helping the community through volunteer work. … See more

Monday, May 10, 2010
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney Executive to Join Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Business Development Trade Mission to Indonesia

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems' (PWPS) Vice President Charles Levey will join U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke as one of 10 U.S. business leaders on the first cabinet-level trade mission of the Obama Administration. … See more

Friday, May 7, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to Help United Launch Alliance Design and Develop Emergency Detection System for Human Spaceflight Missions

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $1.8 million contract from United Launch Alliance to help design and develop an Emergency Detection System (EDS) for human spaceflights to be proposed for Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles. … See more

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates 500th PW308C Delivery to Dassault Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today celebrated the delivery of its 500th PW308C turbofan engine to France's Dassault Aviation, a major player in the mid- to large-size business aircraft market. … See more

April 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $65 Million Contract for F100 Engine Maintenance

The U.S. Air Force awarded Pratt & Whitney a $65 million contract to provide maintenance for F100 engines powering F-16 fighter aircraft from various international F100 customers, including Egypt, Jordan, Taiwan and Thailand. … See more

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Enhanced F100-PW-229 Engines Power First Flight of Korean F-15K Fleet

Last week, two Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engines powered the first flight of a F-15K aircraft planned for delivery to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) later this year. … See more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded 2010 Veterans Employer of the Year Award

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne was awarded the 2010 Veterans Employer of the Year Award by the California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) for its leadership in hiring and promoting U.S. servicemen and women. … See more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Southwest Airlines Renews EcoPower® Engine Wash Services Contract with Pratt & Whitney

Southwest Airlines, the world's largest operator of CFM56®-7B engines, renewed its contract with Pratt & Whitney to provide EcoPower engine wash services on Southwest's fleet of CFM56-7B engines. … See more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of U.S. Military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. … See more

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Commercial Engines

MTU Completes First Low-Pressure Turbine for PW1524G Engine

MTU Aero Engines accomplished another major milestone con-tributing to the geared turbofan technology of Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1524G engine for the Bombardier CSeries aircraft. … See more

Monday, April 12, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign First Contract to Begin Work on PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and Russia's Irkut Corporation have signed a contract for the companies to begin preliminary design activities on the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine, which was selected to power the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, April 8, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Enters Into Collaboration Agreement With FlightSafety International to Expand Global Training Network Capability

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced a long-term collaboration agreement with FlightSafety International (FlightSafety) to expand the company's global training network capability and enhance the customer training experience for all P&WC customers around the world. … See more

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Appoints Covington Aircraft Designated Overhaul Facility for PT6A Engine Series

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has awarded Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF) authorization to Covington Aircraft Engines Inc. for the repair and overhaul of the P&WC PT6A engine series. … See more

Monday, April 5, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Science Equipment and Supplies to the International Space Station

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on Mission STS-131 to deliver science equipment and supplies that will allow astronauts to better study Earth. … See more

Thursday, April 1, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Donates $63,500 to Support Education and Cultural Arts at California State University, Northridge

In its ongoing commitment to the local community, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne donated $63,500 to California State University, Northridge, in support of engineering and computer science, business and economics, as well as the campaign to build the first Valley Performing Arts Center in the San Fernando Valley. … See more

Thursday, April 1, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Miami Air International Signs EcoPower Engine Wash & Line Maintenance Services Agreement with Pratt & Whitney

Miami Air International signed an exclusive five-year agreement to use Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash services on its fleet of B737 CFM56® engines at EcoPower service center locations in the United States and Europe. … See more

March 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Engineering, Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney's Tedd Biddle Awarded ASTM International Award of Excellence; New Global Standard Brings Aviation Closer to Certifying First Biofuel

Pratt & Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines. … See more

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Power Systems

Pratt & Whitney's Turboden Begins First Installation of Environmentally Friendly Heat Recovery System in North America

Turboden, a Pratt & Whitney Power Systems company with long experience in the design and manufacturing of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power generation systems, is entering the North American market with the sale of a modular ORC unit in Canada. … See more

Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Operations, Environment, Health and Safety

U.S. Green Building Council Presents Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center with Certification as First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum

The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Green Building Council today in conjunction with the China Green Building Conference presented the joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt & Whitney with certification recognizing the Shanghai Engine Center as the first facility in China to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification. … See more

Friday, March 19, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Powers Historic First Vertical Landing of F-35 Lightning II

Pratt & Whitney's F135 propulsion system, using the Rolls-Royce LiftFan® and lift system successfully powered the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) through its first vertical landing. … See more

Friday, March 5, 2010
Military Engines

Boeing Selects Pratt & Whitney to Power Boeing's Proposed NewGen Tanker to be Offered to U.S. Air Force

In an announcement made today, Boeing said it is offering the Pratt & Whitney-powered NewGen Tanker as its platform for the U.S. Air Force's KC-X recapitalization program. Boeing's proposal calls for the NewGen Tanker to be powered by Pratt & Whitney's PW4062 engine. … See more

Friday, March 5, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Conventional Take Off and Landing-Carrier Variant F135 Engine Receives Initial Service Release

Pratt & Whitney has achieved initial service release (ISR) for the conventional take off and landing/carrier variant (CTOL/CV) F135 engine, marking another major milestone as the engine is cleared for operational use in the Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter. … See more

Thursday, March 4, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Weather-Monitor Satellite into Space

Two Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne engines helped boost the last in a series of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, designated GOES-P, into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., today to help meteorologists monitor severe weather while improving the daily forecast. … See more

February 2010

Friday, February 26, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Singapore Airlines Cargo Selects Pratt & Whitney for Fleet Technical Management Agreement

Singapore Airlines Cargo has signed a multi-year fleet technical management agreement with Pratt & Whitney. … See more

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Customer Training

Civil Aviation Administration of China Selects Pratt & Whitney for Executive Training

The Civil Aviation Administration of China has selected Pratt & Whitney to form a partnership that will offer executive leadership training programs for Chinese airliners, CAAC management and those in maintenance, repair and overhaul. … See more

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1000G Engines and Exclusive Long-Term Aftermarket Engine Support on Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Order for Republic Airways

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 40 firm and up to 40 options for new Bombardier CSeries®* aircraft ordered by Republic Airways as part of a contract announced today. … See more

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Engineering

Four Pratt & Whitney Engineers Named Distinguished Engineers of the Year by Hartford ASME

Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are honoring four Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week today at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn. … See more

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Engineering

Pratt & Whitney Establishes Engineering Center of Excellence at the University of Connecticut

Pratt & Whitney has established a Center of Excellence at the University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Engineering for research in the field of aviation propulsion systems. … See more

Thursday, February 11, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Expands EcoPower® Engine Washing Service to Germany with Nayak Aircraft Service

Pratt & Whitney announced that it has reached an agreement with Nayak Aircraft Services GmbH & Co. KG that expands the EcoPower® engine wash service network in Europe. … See more

Thursday, February 11, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory Mission

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the first mission in NASA's "Living With a Star" program to explore more about how the sun affects life on Earth. … See more

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Begins Certification Testing of the RS-68A Rocket Engine

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has completed the initial step in certifying the RS-68A rocket engine by successfully hot-fire testing the first certification engine. … See more

Monday, February 8, 2010
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Robotic Control Station and Module

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-130 to deliver a third connecting module and a seven-windowed cupola to the International Space Station. … See more

Friday, February 5, 2010
Commercial Engines

Hong Kong Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Advantage70™ Engines in $470 Million Deal

Hong Kong Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power six new Airbus A330 aircraft. … See more

Friday, February 5, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Offers PW4000 94-inch Advantage Performance Upgrade Package to Reduce Fuel Burn and Operating Costs

Pratt & Whitney will offer an Advantage Performance Upgrade package for the PW4000 94-inch family of engines that will deliver 1 percent fuel burn reduction and improve engine durability. … See more

Thursday, February 4, 2010
Customer Training

Singapore Polytechnic's Students Take Flight with Pratt & Whitney

Singapore Polytechnic and Pratt & Whitney signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today. … See more

Thursday, February 4, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Awarded 2010 Frost & Sullivan Award for Engine MRO Centre of the Year

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today received Frost & Sullivan's 2010 Asia Pacific Aerospace & Defence Award for 'Engine Manufacturing, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Centre of the Year' at a ceremony held during the Singapore International Air Show. … See more

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

China Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for Inventory Logistics Program

China Airlines has signed a multi-year exclusive inventory logistics program agreement with Pratt & Whitney. … See more

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and Royal Brunei Sign Exclusive V2500 Part Repair Service Agreement

Pratt & Whitney and Royal Brunei Airlines signed an exclusive three-year agreement for engine overhauls and part repair services for the airline's V2500 engines. … See more

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Turkish Airlines Order Potentially Valued at $165 Million

Turkish Airlines (THY), the national carrier of Turkey, has selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 SelectOne™ engines for 20 firm and 10 option A320 family aircraft, scheduled to be delivered between 2011 and 2013. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Production F135 Engine

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first F135 production engine for the F-35 Lightning II, a major milestone and clear demonstration of the maturity of the F135 engine. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Shanghai Engine Center Delivers First Heavy CFM56® Engine Overhaul

The Shanghai Engine Center, a joint venture of Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and China Eastern Airlines, delivered its first heavy overhauled CFM56® engine. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Air Pacific Selects Pratt & Whitney for Exclusive Maintenance Agreement

Fiji-based Air Pacific Limited has selected Pratt & Whitney for an exclusive, five-year deal to maintain the airline's fleet of Pratt & Whitney PW4056 engines. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Sichuan Airlines Order Potentially Valued at $100 Million

Sichuan Airlines selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power its latest fleet of Airbus A320s currently on order. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Military Engines

Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization Awards Materials Management Program to Pratt & Whitney

The Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization (NDLO) has signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney for a Materials Management Program (MMP) to support the Royal Norwegian Air Force's F100-PW-220E engine fleet powering their F-16 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Achieves 99.9 Percent Departure Reliability Rating After 18 Months in Service

The Engine Alliance GP7200 has marked 18 months in revenue service. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) Engine Provides Cost Savings, Readiness to Customers

Pratt & Whitney has delivered its first 25 F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engines to customers, providing significantly reduced cost of ownership and increased safety and readiness. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Military Engines

Egyptian Air Force Selects Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package Engine to Power New Fleet of F-16s

The U.S. Government's Foreign Military Sales program has announced that the Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engine has been selected by the Egyptian Air Force to power their new fleet of F-16 Block 52 aircraft. … See more

January 2010

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Jetstar Airways Order Potentially Valued in Excess of $1 Billion

Jetstar Airways, a subsidiary of Qantas Airways, has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 50 Airbus A320-family aircraft, with the option to purchase V2500 engines for up to 40 more aircraft. … See more

Thursday, January 21, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates 500th Engine Delivery to Blackhawk Modifications Inc.

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) recently celebrated the delivery of its 500th PT6A turboprop engine to Blackhawk Modifications Inc. of Waco, Texas, a major player in the growing aircraft modifications market. … See more

Monday, January 18, 2010
Commercial Engines

SIA Engineering Invests in Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G Engine

SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) has signed a definitive agreement to participate in Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1000G engine Risk-Revenue Sharing Program (RRSP). … See more

Monday, January 18, 2010
Operations

Trial Ends Regarding Decision to Close Cheshire Engine Center and Connecticut Airfoil Repair Operations

Pratt & Whitney made the very difficult decision in September 2009 to close the Cheshire Engine Center and Connecticut Airfoil Repair Operations (CARO) units by a process that will run through early 2011. … See more

Friday, January 8, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine Powers F-35 Historic First In Flight STOVL Conversion

Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine and Rolls-Royce LiftFan® successfully powered the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) fighter through the first in-flight engagement of its STOVL propulsion system. … See more

Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final Conventional Take Off and Landing-Carrier Variant F135 System Development and Demonstration Engine

Pratt & Whitney has delivered its final Conventional Take Off and Landing/Carrier Variant (CTOL/CV) F135 flight test engine to the F-35 Joint Program Office, marking another major milestone as the program transitions from System Development and Demonstration to production. … See more

Monday, January 4, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Hits 100,000 In-Service Flight Hours

The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another milestone, reaching 100,000 revenue flight hours at the end of December. … See more

December 2009

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Power Generation

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Flies FT8® MOBILEPAC® Power Generating Unit to Russia Via the An-124 - One of the World's Largest Fixed-Wing Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has shipped its self-contained gas turbine-powered electric generating unit, the FT8® MOBILEPAC®, to Russia's Mobile Gas Turbine Post Stations aboard an An-124 – one of the world's largest fixed-wing aircraft. … See more

Monday, December 21, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Begins Testing of Advanced Core for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has launched testing of a full-scale PurePower engine core, marking a major milestone in the development of the new generation of jet engines. … See more

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives NASA's 2009 Large Business Prime Contractor Excellence Award

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has received the 2009 Large Business Prime Contractor Excellence Award from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala. … See more

Monday, December 14, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Infrared-Sensitive Telescope in Search of Stars, Galaxies and Asteroids

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne helped boost NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) satellite into orbit on a mission designed to survey the entire sky at infrared wavelengths in search of stars, galaxies and asteroids. … See more

Friday, December 11, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powered X-51A Hypersonic Vehicle Completes First Captive Carry Flight

The U.S. Air Force X-51A WaveRider vehicle yesterday successfully made its first captive carry flight under the wing of a B-52 carry aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. … See more

Friday, December 11, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Opens Innovations Research Facility at University of Alabama in Huntsville

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the opening of the new PoWeR Innovations Research facility on the campus of University of Alabama in Huntsville, Ala, on Dec. 9. … See more

Thursday, December 10, 2009
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

All Nippon Airways Signs 10-Year Engine Management Agreement with Pratt & Whitney

All Nippon Airways (ANA) signed a 10-year Engine Management Program agreement with Pratt & Whitney. This agreement covers 80 engines including spares. … See more

Thursday, December 10, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G Engine Selected to Power Russia's Irkut MC-21 Aircraft

Russia's Irkut Corporation has selected the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G engine to power the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts U.S. Department of Defense Satellite to Increase Worldwide Military Communications

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne helped boost into orbit the third in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites designed to increase communications capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense. … See more

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Operations, Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum

The Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd (Shanghai Engine Center), a joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt & Whitney, has become the first facility in China and the 21st outside the United States to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. … See more

Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and Malaysia Airlines to form Aftermarket Joint Venture

Pratt & Whitney and Malaysia Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form an engine nacelle repair facility in Kuala Lumpur via a joint venture. … See more

November 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009
Commercial Engines

Mary Ellen Jones Named Engine Alliance President

Mary Ellen Jones has been named president of the Engine Alliance, a 50/50 joint venture of General Electric (NYSE:GE) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). … See more

Monday, November 23, 2009
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 400th F119 Engine to U.S. Air Force

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 400th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force. … See more

Monday, November 23, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of Intelsat Communications Satellite with First Internet Router in Space

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit an Intelsat communications satellite that will provide data, voice and video services for the Americas, Europe and Africa. … See more

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) Engine

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first ever F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) Engine for installation in a Republic of Korea Air Force F-15. … See more

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Tests Thruster for Unmanned Lunar Lander

Using technology developed for the nation's ballistic missile defense system, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed hot-fire thruster tests demonstrating the ability of miniaturized thrusters to perform the descent and landing operation for a new generation of multi-use robotic lunar landers. … See more

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Commercial Engines

Air Austral Reaffirms its Selection of Engine Alliance GP7200 Engines and Fleet Management Agreement

Air Austral has reaffirmed its selection of the Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its two Airbus A380 aircraft and its selection of the Engine Alliance as its service provider to maintain, repair and overhaul the engines with a 10-year Fleet Management Agreement. … See more

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and Saudi Arabian Airlines Expand EcoPower Engine Wash Service Network to Middle East and North Africa

Pratt & Whitney and Saudi Arabian Airlines signed an agreement expanding Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash service network to The Middle East / North Africa. … See more

Monday, November 16, 2009
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers F100-229 Engines to Pakistani Air Force

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first Pakistani Air Force F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engine to Pakistan this week, for installation in their F-16 Block 52 aircraft. … See more

Monday, November 16, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Wins US$112 Million Share of Order for V2500 Engines from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing and financial business arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 SelectOne™ for 20 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … See more

Monday, November 16, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Deliver Hardware to Support Science Experiments Onboard the International Space Station

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on Mission STS-129 to deliver experiments, hardware and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). … See more

Thursday, November 12, 2009
Commercial Engines

Popular Science Magazine Picks Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1000G Engine Top Aviation Technology with Best of What's New Award

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1000G engine has been recognized by Popular Science Magazine with a 2009 "Best of What's New Award." … See more

Monday, November 9, 2009
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine Completes Initial Service Release Altitude Qualification Test

Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine powering the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has completed altitude qualification ground testing, the final testing that demonstrates the operability and performance required for Conventional Take-off and Landing (CTOL) and Carrier Variant (CV) Initial Service Release (ISR). … See more

Thursday, November 5, 2009
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Answers Call for Clean-Coal Technology with Commissioning of Compact Gasification Pilot Plant

Responding to the nation's need for affordable clean-coal technology, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today celebrated the commissioning of a compact gasification pilot plant in Illinois designed to help lower energy costs, provide a clean alternative fuel source and strengthen U.S. energy security. … See more

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Receives Transport Canada Certification for PW535E Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has received Transport Canada type certification for its new PW535E engine selected to power the Embraer Phenom 300 light business jet. … See more