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DECEMBER 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JULY 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JUNE 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

MAY 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

APRIL 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

MARCH 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

Singapore Polytechnic's Students Take Flight with Pratt & Whitney
Singapore Polytechnic and Pratt & Whitney signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

China Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for Inventory Logistics Program
China Airlines has signed a multi-year exclusive inventory logistics program agreement with Pratt & Whitney. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2010
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE