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December 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, December 8, 2013
Operations

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

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

November 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Monday, November 18, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Launches Pure-V™ Engine Designation

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

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

October 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013
Operations

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

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Auxiliary Power Units

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, October 21, 2013
Military Engines

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Friday, October 4, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

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

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

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

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

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

September 2013

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

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

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commercial Engines

ICBC Leasing Orders V2500® Engines for New Aircraft

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Advancing Sixth Generation Military Engine Technology

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

Monday, September 16, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Friday, September 13, 2013
Commercial Engines

PT6A Engines to Power Agricultural Aircraft Converted by Cascade

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

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

Pratt & Whitney Signs Exclusive Maintenance Agreement with Transaero Airlines

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

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Leadership

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

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

August 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Friday, August 9, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

July 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Commercial Engines

Volaris Selects PurePower® and V2500® Engines for Airbus Aircraft

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

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Commercial Engines

Etihad Airways Upgrades to V2500® SelectTwo™ Engines

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

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Community

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

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

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

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

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

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

June 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

IAE Begins Assembly of First KC-390 Engine

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

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

Spirit Airlines Expands Aftermarket Agreement with IAE

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

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

Philippine Airlines Selects V2500 Engines for Airbus Aircraft

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

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

IAE Inks New Engine Deal with CALC

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

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

BOC Aviation Confirms Order for Additional IAE V2500 Engines

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

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

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Program Continues to Expand

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

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

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

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

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

LATAM Airlines Selects PurePower® Engines for Airbus Aircraft

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pratt & Whitney Extends Part Repair Agreement with All Nippon Airways

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

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

China Southern Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4170 Advantage70™ Engines

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

Friday, June 14, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

United Technologies Closes on Rocketdyne Deal

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

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Leadership, Commercial Engines

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

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2013 Paris Air Show

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

Monday, June 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

May 2013

Saturday, May 25, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Boost Latest Communication Satellite into Orbit

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

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety

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

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

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety

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

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

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Engineering

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

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

Friday, May 17, 2013
Power Systems

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

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

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

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

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

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

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

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

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Engineering, Leadership

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

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

April 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

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

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

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

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

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and TES Aviation Group Sign Material Consumption Agreement

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

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Engineering

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

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

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes Industrial Offset Program in Canada

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

March 2013

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

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

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

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Auxiliary Power Units

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

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

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Monday, March 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Celebrates 30 Years of Superior Technology

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

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Commercial Engines

Light Twin Leader PW206B3 to Power EC135 P3

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

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Monday, March 4, 2013
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

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

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

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

New TBO Program for PW206 and PW207 Engine

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

February 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

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

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Engineering

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

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

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

Bombardier Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney announced today that Pratt & Whitney has successfully achieved Transport Canada type certification of its first PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine – the PW1500G engine that will power Bombardier's CSeries aircraft. … See more

Monday, February 11, 2013
Space Propulsion

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

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

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Commercial Engines

Dean Athans to Succeed Mary Ellen Jones at The Engine Alliance

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

Monday, February 4, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

January 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Space Propulsion

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

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

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

Today Pratt & Whitney Singapore Manufacturing broke ground on a new facility at the Seletar Aerospace Park. This new production facility will manufacture fan blades and high pressure turbine disks for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines. … See more

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Military Engines

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

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

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Leadership

Paul Adams Named Chief Operating Officer of Pratt & Whitney

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

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Commercial Engines

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

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

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Military Engines

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

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