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DECEMBER 2012
Stellar 2012 for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Programs
As of year-end, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced nearly 3,000 engine orders, including options, for its PurePower engine family with game-changing Geared Turbofan™ technology. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Reaches Milestone in Development of America's Next Rocket Engine for Human Spaceflight
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the last hot-fire test on the J-2X powerpack - an important step toward development of America's next rocket engine designed for human spaceflight. … READ MORE

United Technologies to Sell Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Unit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced it has reached agreement to sell its Pratt & Whitney Power Systems unit, currently part of Pratt & Whitney, to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing X-37B Test Vehicle into Orbit
The U.S. military's unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle returned to orbit today on its third mission – thanks to the proven propulsion systems provided by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Connecticut River Cleanup
The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) a GreenCircle Award for employee-led clean-up efforts on the East Hartford shoreline of the Connecticut River. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Singapore Engine Center Celebrates 7,000th Engine Delivery
Pratt & Whitney today announced its Singapore engine center celebrated more than 30 years of operations with the milestone delivery of its 7000th overhauled engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Receive Three Cost-Sharing Contract Awards Totaling More Than $5 Million from U.S. Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) has selected Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to receive a total of more than $5 million for three cost-sharing projects designed to improve the efficiency and reduce the cost of gas turbines in commercial-scale power plants. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2012
Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Variable Speed Turbine for Army Rotorcraft
Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to research and develop an Advanced Variable-Speed Power Turbine (AVSPOT) to meet the range and lift requirements for current and future force rotorcraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates U.S. Marine Corps for World's First F-35B Lightning II Operational Squadron
Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), joined today with other industry partners to celebrate and offer congratulations to the United States Marine Corps for the official stand-up and re-designation of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, the world's first operational squadron to fly the F-35B Lightning II aircraft. … READ MORE

TransAsia Airways Firms Options for Additional Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A321neo Aircraft
TransAsia Airways has converted options for six A321neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines into firm orders. Pratt & Whitney will now power TransAsia's order of 12 firm A321neo aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center Provides Apprentice Training Program for Shanghai Civil Aviation College
The Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center, called Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("SEC"), a joint venture with China Eastern Airlines, recently signed an agreement with Shanghai Civil Aviation College (SCAC) to collaborate on apprenticeships and advance license training programs. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $2.3 Million Award from Department of Defense to Further Develop High-Concentration Solar Technology
The Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) office of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne approximately $2.3 million to design and develop a 200-kilowatt high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar-power field on one acre at Edwards Air Force Base in California. … READ MORE

C-17 Sustainment Team Wins Top Award for Government-Industry Partnership
The C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program (GISP) was recently awarded the 2012 Secretary of Defense "Gerald R. Beck" Performance Based Logistics (PBL) system-level Award by the Secretary of Defense. The GISP team includes Pratt & Whitney, Boeing, and the U.S. Air Force. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2012
General Carrol 'Howie' Chandler Joins Pratt & Whitney
Retired United States Air Force four-star General Carrol 'Howie' Chandler recently joined Pratt & Whitney as vice president, Business Development and Aftermarket Services for the company's Military Engines business. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engine for Airbus A320neo Family of Aircraft
Pratt & Whitney has completed assembly of its first engine to test (FETT) for its PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine – the first engine to power the Airbus A320neo aircraft. Company leadership, Airbus, MTU, JAEC and employees celebrated the program milestone with a Last Bolt Ceremony at Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach facility … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems Will Benefit Power Generating Facilities Certified for Japan's Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff Program
Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) announced today that its Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators will be of benefit to power generators that qualify for Japan's renewable energy feed-in tariffs (FIT), a government initiative to increase renewable power generation sources. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Signs MOU with Republic Polytechnic
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners recently signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding with Republic Polytechnic, one of Singapore's leading technical schools, aimed at training future aviation professionals … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts Modernized Navigation Satellite into Orbit
A powerful roar rumbled across Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida as Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully boosted the third Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF military navigation satellite into orbit. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $1 Million Award from U.S. Department of Energy to Advance Oxy-Combustion Technology
The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and its team members $1 million to evaluate the benefits of pressurized oxy-combustion in a fluidized bed reactor to economically capture greenhouse gases emitted by coal-fired power plants. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2012
Pratt & Whitney Signs Five New Engine Management Program Contracts
Pratt & Whitney recently signed five new contracts for its Engine Management Program (EMP) service in which Pratt & Whitney monitors and helps maintain customers' engine performance. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Achieves Significant Milestones
Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 500th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force. This delivery is accompanied by another significant milestone for the F119 program – more than 20 years of simulated operational service through Accelerated Mission Tests (AMTs) … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Selected for Negotiations for U.S. Air Force Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program
Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected for negotiations by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Critical Government Satellite into Orbit
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled a critical U.S. government satellite into orbit, once again demonstrating the consistency and reliability of their rocket launch propulsion systems. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Names Metal Technology Co. Ltd. Designated Service Provider for JT8D Engine Repairs
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners and Metal Technology Co. Ltd. (MTC) have signed an agreement to establish MTC as a designated service provider for Pratt & Whitney JT8D engine part repairs. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Radiation Belt Storm Probes into Orbit
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission into orbit … READ MORE

Paul Adams Receives American Society of Mechanical Engineering Leadership Award
Paul Adams, Pratt & Whitney’s senior vice president of Operations & Engineering, was named recipient of the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineering) 2012 Leadership Award … READ MORE

Hamilton Sundstrand Rocketdyne Powers ‘Curiosity’ Rover on Mars
Moments after Curiosity landed on Mars, the rover successfully began its mission to see whether the red planet has ever offered environmental conditions favorable for … READ MORE

Boeing to Further Develop Commercial Crew Space Transportation System under NASA CCiCap Award Supported by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
NASA has selected Boeing to receive $460 million in additional funding to further develop the Boeing Commercial Crew Transportation System … READ MORE

JULY 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Alabama A&M University
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne signed a NASA Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Alabama A&M University. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on SkyWest, Inc. Order for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets
Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft for an order announced today by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation … READ MORE

Air Astana Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000-94” Engines in Deal Valued at $90 Million
Air Astana has selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000-94” engine for its order of three firm and one option Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft. The contract is … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Announces GP7200 Engine Enhancements and Marks One Million Flight Hours
Today the Engine Alliance announced a series of performance and durability enhancements to the GP7200 engine applicable to new engine deliveries that will … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Airways Finalize Agreement for PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Airways signed a definitive agreement for … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Exclusive Maintenance Services Agreement with Alba Star Airlines
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a memorandum of understanding … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Offers Service-Proven PW4170 Advantage70™ Engine for Airbus 240 Tonne A330 Aircraft
Pratt & Whitney will offer its PW4170 Advantage70™ engine, the most reliable and fuel efficient engine available for the A330 aircraft… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Successfully Completes First Flight Test Program
The <a href="http://www.purepowerengines.com/" target="_blank">Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine</a> successfully completed… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Broens Industries for Additional F135 Engine Work
Pratt &amp; Whitney has awarded Broens Industries a follow on purchase order to manufacture complex support equipment for the… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 40 Years of F100 Engine Power
Pratt &amp; Whitney celebrates 40 years of F100 propulsion, marking the development and delivery of its first F100 engines … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Becomes Majority Program Shareholder in IAE: Closes on Deal to Purchase Rolls-Royce Program Share in the IAE Collaboration
Pratt &amp; Whitney and IAE International Aero Engines (IAE) shareholders, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines GmbH, announced details of the June 29 closing of Pratt &amp; Whitney’s agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program… READ MORE

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a memorandum of understanding to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines… READ MORE

Cebu Pacific Air Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft
Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of… READ MORE

Shanghai Airlines Signs Three-Year Agreement for Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Programs
Shanghai Airlines has signed a three-year Pratt &amp; Whitney Engine Management Program agreement, which includes… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global JT9D Repair Network with Israel Aerospace Industries
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and Israel Aerospace Industries have signed a 10-year agreement… READ MORE

CIT and Pratt & Whitney Finalize Agreement For PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines For Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, and Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo Finalize Agreement for 300 PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney and IndiGo signed a definitive agreement for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The agreement includes… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Engines for Boeing C-17s to India
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow
Pratt &amp; Whitney will announce exciting new business and brief media on key programs during the 2012 Farnborough Airshow… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Welcomes Airbus A320 Family Assembly Line to United States
Today, Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) welcomed an Airbus announcement that it will establish a manufacturing facility… READ MORE

JUNE 2012
Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68A Engines Power Delta IV Heavy Upgrade Vehicle on Inaugural Flight
The sky rumbled and the ground shook as the three most powerful hydrogen-fueled liquid rocket engines ever built successfully boosted a U.S. government satellite into orbit… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce Close on Deal for Program Share in IAE
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, closed today on its agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program share in IAE International Aero Engines (“IAE”)… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes CCDev-2 Hot-Fire Testing on Thruster for NASA's Commercial Crew Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a service module thruster for Boeing's Commercial Space Transportation… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates the Inauguration of a New Middle East Propulsion Company Facility
The Middle East Propulsion Company (MEPC), a joint venture between Pratt &amp; Whitney’s parent company United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), Saudi Arabian Airlines, Mohawearean Aviation Services Company and MTU Aero Engines… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Orbiting Critical Satellite for U.S. Government
In another awesome display of consistent and reliable rocket launch propulsion, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled a critical U.S. government satellite into orbit. The spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global Network with South African Airways Technical
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and South African Airways Technical (SAAT) have signed an agreement to perform JT9D-7R4G2 repair work at SAAT’s Johannesburg facility… READ MORE

PWPS Announces New FT8 Depot Facility with Iberia Airlines in Madrid, Spain
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems announced today at the POWER-GEN Europe exhibition that Iberia Maintenance, the Maintenance and Engineering division of Iberia Airlines, has been selected to provide depot support… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and the Italian Air Force Celebrate the Successful F-16 'Peace Caesar' and F100 Fleet Management Programs
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Italian Air Force celebrated the highly successful Peace Caesar F-16 lease program and supporting Pratt &amp; Whitney F100 Fleet Management Program during the F-16 departure ceremony on May 23… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign Definitive Agreement for PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft Family
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Russia’s Irkut Corporation today signed a definitive agreement to offer the Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine on Irkut’s MC-21 family of aircraft. This secures the PurePower engine as the only western powerplant offered on the new narrow body program… READ MORE

Paul Adams Inducted Into Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering; Gives Keynote Address on ‘Disruptive’ PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Technology
Paul Adams, Pratt &amp; Whitney’s senior vice president of Operations &amp; Engineering, was recently inducted into the distinguished Connecticut Academy of Science &amp; Engineering (CASE) for his outstanding contributions to jet propulsion technology… READ MORE

MAY 2012
Pratt & Whitney launches PurePulse™ waterjet technology
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company today announced it is launching a new service called PurePulse™ waterjet technology. This closed-loop, forced pulse waterjet system is a patented way to strip chrome… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Establishes Engineering Center of Excellence at Iowa State University
Pratt &amp; Whitney has established a strategic research partnership with Iowa State University to improve gas turbine engine technology for aerospace applications… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives Healthy Air Ambassador Corporate Award for Commitment to Clean Air and Healthy Lungs
The New England chapter of the American Lung Association has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney (P&amp;W) the Healthy Air Ambassador Corporate Award for demonstrating a commitment to clean air through environmentally sound practices… READ MORE

Monarch Air Commits to Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions with Pratt & Whitney’s EcoFlight™ Solutions
Monarch Airlines selected Pratt &amp; Whitney’s fuel conservation program, EcoFlight Solutions, reaching a 5-year agreement. The EcoFlight Solutions team has already commenced work with Monarch Airlines to develop… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Orbits Critical Communications Satellite for U.S. Military
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne upperstage propulsion successfully orbited the second in a series of Advanced Extremely High-Frequency (AEHF) communications satellites for the U.S. military… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Takes to the Skies: Begins First Flight Test Program
The Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed its first flight on April 30, launching the engine family’s flight test program. The PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 50th F135 Engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Pratt &amp; Whitney has successfully delivered the 50th production F135 engine – powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II – to the U.S. Department of Defense. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Automation Recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for 100 Percent On-Time Delivery and Quality
Pratt &amp; Whitney Automation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received supplier recognition from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for their 100 percent on-time delivery with perfect quality during 2011… READ MORE

Turboden enters UK market with two Organic Rankine Cycle biomass power plants
Turboden recently entered the UK market with awards for two biomass-fueled Combined Cooling, Heat and Power plants for two of the country’s most well known institutions - British Sky Broadcasting and Heathrow Airport. Both will receive clean, carbon-neutral power… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean… READ MORE

APRIL 2012
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' Turkish Engine Center Delivers 100th Overhauled Engine to Turkish Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners' Turkish Engine Center recently celebrated delivery of its 100th overhauled CFM56® engine to… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Celebrates Commissioning of Commercial-Scale Prototype Dry Solids Pump to Provide High-Efficiency, Low-Emission Gasification
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the commissioning of a commercial-scale dry-solids pump – a revolutionary feed system integrated with PWR’s compact gasifier to efficiently gasify coal, petcoke and other solid fuels… READ MORE

GP7200 Engines Recognized for Fuel Consumption Benefit
Airbus recently revised its performance handbook to indicate that GP7200-powered A380 aircraft have been demonstrating fuel consumption levels… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Successfully Boost Government Payload Into Space
The sky rumbled with the sound of a rocket launch today as Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne once again demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems with the successful lift-off of a critical satellite for the U.S. government… READ MORE

MARCH 2012
Pratt & Whitney and Boeing Representatives Sign Engine Contract to Power U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker
Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt &amp; Whitney’s Military Engines division, and Maureen Dougherty, Boeing vice president and program manager, KC-46 Tanker Program, hosted a ceremonial engine contract signing event today at Boeing’s Tanker… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes Latest Hot-Fire Test on Launch Abort Engine for Boeing’s CST-100 spacecraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, successfully completed a full-mission duration hot-fire test on a Launch Abort Engine (LAE) for Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Highlight Importance of Waste Heat-to-Power Solutions
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, will host the California “Waste Heat to Power Road Show.” The three-day event will include… READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers 200th Mission of Centaur Rocket, Places Communications Satellite for U.S. Navy into Orbit
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne once again demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems by successfully powering the Centaur upper-stage rocket on its 200th mission and placing the first in a series of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications satellites for the U.S. Navy into orbit… READ MORE

Gearing Up for Certification: PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Test Program Progressing Rapidly
Continuing its engine certification program, Pratt &amp; Whitney has initiated certification icing testing for its PurePower PW1524G engine that will power the Bombardier* Cseries* aircraft family. The company anticipates completing engine certification by the end of 2012. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes J-2X Powerpack Test
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the first in a series of powerpack hot-fire tests on the J-2X engine, which is being developed for NASA to power humans further into space than ever before. Powerpack tests are designed to evaluate the full range of operating conditions of the engine's components during flight… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Signs Maintenance Agreements with Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney for a Fleet Management Program agreement and a part repair agreement to provide maintenance for the airline's Pratt &amp; Whitney-powered aircraft engines and engine parts. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Teaches Singapore Polytechnic Students to Power the Future
Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Pratt &amp; Whitney signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today enabling students to participate in an Overseas Industrial Training Program (OITP) at Pratt &amp; Whitney’s Customer Training Center in China… READ MORE

Go Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family
Go Airlines (GoAir), a leading provider of low fare services in the growing Indian aviation market, has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 72 firm A320neo aircraft. The agreement represents 144 firm PW1100G-JM engines… READ MORE

TransAsia Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft
TransAsia Airways has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of six firm and six option A321neo aircraft. The deal includes a 10-year PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement for 27 engines, including spare and option engines… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Begins Construction on New Seletar Aerospace Park Facility
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners has begun construction on the company's new facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Powers Learning with National Formosa University Students
National Formosa University (NFU) and Pratt &amp; Whitney signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement allows NFU students to participate in a well-designed curriculum for commercial engine maintenance as well as other professional training at Pratt &amp; Whitney’s Customer Training Center… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from Sichuan Airlines Valued at US$80 Million
Sichuan Airlines has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power eight new A320 series aircraft. The order includes a long-term aftermarket services agreement. The deal is valued at approximately $80 million for Pratt &amp; Whitney. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from ICBC Valued at US$100 Million
ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC), has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power its fleet of 15 new A320 series aircraft. The deal is valued at US$100 million for Pratt &amp; Whitney. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney’s F135 Engine Exceeds 20,000 Hours Powering the F-35
Pratt &amp; Whitney’s F135 engine—exclusively powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II—exceeded 20,000 total engine hours while powering the fleet of F-35 flight test aircraft, including 17,700 ground test hours and 2,500 flight test hours. This marks yet another milestone for Pratt &amp; Whitney… READ MORE

F119 Achieves Significant Milestone Powering the F-22; 200,000 Flight Hours Logged During Safest Engine Introduction in USAF History
Pratt &amp; Whitney’s F119, the world’s first fifth-generation engine and the predecessor to the F135, has surpassed the 200,000 flight hour milestone powering Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor. This milestone recognizes the F119 as a fully mature engine. In addition, the F119 has demonstrated the safest and most reliable introduction of a fighter engine in United States Air Force history… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award
The Boeing Company has recognized Pratt &amp; Whitney as a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award winner. Boeing issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Pratt &amp; Whitney maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2010 to Sept. 30, 2011. This is the second consecutive year that Pratt &amp; Whitney has received the honor… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' TOS Facility Celebrates 30th Anniversary
2012 marks 30 years since the formation of Turbine Overhaul Services (TOS), a Singapore-based joint venture between Pratt &amp; Whitney and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Limited (ST Aerospace). Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Wins $200 Million PW4000 Advantage70™ Engine Order from Korean Air
Korean Air selected Pratt &amp; Whitney’s PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power five new Airbus A330 aircraft. The agreement, valued at approximately $200 million, represents 10 firm PW4170 engines. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Asiana Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney Fleet Management Program
Asiana Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney for a Fleet Management Program agreement to provide engine maintenance for three of the airline's Pratt &amp; Whitney-powered aircraft. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives Maintenance Contract to Support F100 Engines for Royal Jordanian Air Force
Pratt &amp; Whitney has received a $19.2 million Material Management Program (MMP) contract with three, one-year options from the United States Air Force in support of F100-PW-220E engines powering the Royal Jordanian Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters… READ MORE

Hawaiian Airlines Awarded First Ever Aviation Carbon Credits Using Pratt & Whitney’s EcoPower® Engine Wash
Hawaiian Airlines, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), was today awarded the first ever aviation-based carbon credit. The credits are Verified Carbon Units, issued under the requirements of the Verified Carbon Standard using a new methodology developed by Pratt &amp; Whitney… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the Singapore Air Show
Pratt &amp; Whitney will announce new business and brief media on key programs during the 2012 Singapore Air Show. The current Pratt &amp; Whitney media event schedule is below… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Agreement for Commercial-Scale Gasification Demonstration Plant in China
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne has signed a negotiation framework agreement with two energy industry leaders to design, construct and operate a commercial-scale advanced gasification demonstration plant in China’s central eastern Henan Province. The agreement is a key step toward commercializing technology designed to lower the cost of coal gasification… READ MORE

JANUARY 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Power the Rocket Boosting the Latest Communications Satellite for U.S. Department of Defense
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems by successfully boosting the fourth in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites to increase communications capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense. The mission launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $194M F135 Long-Lead Production Contract
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney a $194,097,296 long-lead production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. The low rate initial production (LRIP) contract covers long-lead materials for the sixth lot of F135 engines, and provides Pratt &amp; Whitney the ability to start procuring long-lead items for production engines… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Awarded Contract for F135 Engine Production Worth Up To $1.12B
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney an undefinitized contract award (UCA) not to exceed $1,122,306,649 for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. Pratt &amp; Whitney and the DoD have reached a tentative agreement on key terms for the low rate initial production (LRIP) 5 contract which contains fixed-price and cost-plus incentive fee elements… READ MORE