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DECEMBER 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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." … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2011
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. … READ MORE

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) … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JULY 2011
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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JUNE 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

MAY 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

APRIL 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

MARCH 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2011
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE