Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Extends to Business Jet Market
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
"We are excited to bring the proven environmental and operational benefits of the EcoPower engine wash to a new market," said Lou Quattrocchi, Pratt & Whitney Product Line Management vice president. "EcoPower engine wash is a convenient way for business jet owners to reduce fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions, as well as improve engine performance."
Pratt & Whitney's patented EcoPower engine wash system reduces fuel burn by as much as 1.2 percent, eliminating approximately three pounds of carbon dioxide emissions for every pound of fuel saved, while also decreasing engine gas temperature, increasing the amount of time an engine can stay on wing.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.
EcoPower is a registered trademark of United Technologies Corp.