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October 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

IAE Statement on KC-390 Rollout

IAE International Aero Engines AG congratulates Embraer Defense & Security on the rollout and completion of the first KC-390 aircraft. … See more

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Rollout

Pratt & Whitney congratulates Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation on the rollout and completion of the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). Both companies designed and developed the Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine for the MRJ after Mitsubishi became the first customer of the PurePower® series of engines. … See more

September 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on CSeries Return to Flight

We're extremely pleased to be back flying on the CSeries aircraft and we remain committed to providing our full support for a successful entry into service in 2015. … See more

Friday, September 5, 2014
Commercial Engines

Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney Leaders Provide CSeries Program Update

Rob Dewar of Bombardier and Graham Webb of Pratt & Whitney share a CSeries program update in this video message. … See more

July 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Air Algerie Flight AH5017

The Air Algerie MD-83 airplane reported missing on July 24 was powered by Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 engines. … See more

June 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on CSeries Engine Ground Testing

Pratt & Whitney worked with Bombardier to have the CSeries aircraft safely return to engine ground operation on June 10. … See more

Monday, June 2, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on CSeries Engine-Related Incident

This incident remains under investigation and therefore the root cause is not yet determined. We are working closely with Bombardier to ensure it is fully understood. … See more

May 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Commercial Engines

This Day in History: Boeing Unveils P&W-Powered Dash-80 Prototype Jet

Sixty years ago today, May 14, 1954, the Boeing Company rolled out the Dash-80 prototype jet from its Renton, Wash., plant, powered by four Pratt & Whitney JT-3 turbojets. … See more

April 2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on Reports of Flight Test Incident at Mirabel

Today, there were reports of an incident with a Pratt & Whitney test flight from our Mirabel Aerospace Centre, in Canada. We did experience a minor anomaly with a test engine during flight testing. The engine was shut down as a precaution. … See more

February 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014
History, Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's JT8D Engine Turns Half a Century Old

Pratt & Whitney's JT8D engine, an icon of aviation history, celebrates 50 years of dependable service this month, making it one of the most successful gas turbine engines in history. … See more

Friday, February 7, 2014
History, Commercial Engines

50 Years Ago, Pratt & Whitney Engines Helped Bring Beatles to U.S.

Four dependable Pratt & Whitney engines powered the flight that brought the British Invasion to America. Fifty years ago today, Pratt & Whitney JT4A engines provided the power as The Beatles traveled to New York aboard a Boeing 707-300 bound for their first live television and concert appearances in the U.S. … See more

January 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on CSeries Schedule

Pratt & Whitney has been and continues to be fully committed to Bombardier and its CSeries aircraft program. We look forward to continuing this strong support of the CSeries aircraft. … See more

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Commercial Engines

Industry and Fine Arts Meld, as Local Artist Paints Pratt & Whitney Engine

While the materials may not be unconventional - brushes, oil paints, hand-stretched canvas - the setting and subject matter are certainly novel ones. … See more

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Commercial Engines, Leadership

Commercial Engines President Recognized by Hartford Business Journal

David Brantner, president, Commercial Engines, is one of five leaders in the MetroHartford region to be recognized by the Hartford Business Journal, as part of its "Five to Watch in 2014" special edition. … See more