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October 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014
Military Engines

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

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

September 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014
Military Engines

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

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

July 2014

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

Pratt & Whitney Signs F135 Depot Activation Contract with AIM Norway

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

June 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014
Military Engines

Kale Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Factory Opened by President Gül

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

May 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Military Engines

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

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

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Military Engines

F135 Exceeds Expectations During Live Fire Survivability Testing

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

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

V2500®-E5 Engines Shipped to Embraer

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

April 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Military Engines

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

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

February 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014
Military Engines

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

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

Friday, February 21, 2014
Military Engines

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

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