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2010-05-13 10:22:06

ESA's new astronaut candidates enjoyed a taste of space last Friday during a special aircraft flight in Bordeaux, France.

2010-03-05 06:53:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an announcement made today, Boeing said it is offering the Pratt & Whitney-powered NewGen Tanker as its platform for the U.S. Air Force's KC-X recapitalization program.

2010-02-05 06:45:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney will offer an Advantage Performance Upgrade package for the PW4000 94" family of engines that will deliver 1% fuel burn reduction and improve engine durability.

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2009-08-26 10:05:00

US air carrier American Airlines says it has completed its final flight using an Airbus A300, 21 years after the airline began using the craft.

2009-06-15 07:33:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 15, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Korean Air has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70(TM) engine to power six new Airbus A330 aircraft. The agreement, valued at approximately $300 million, also includes two spare engines.

2009-04-22 15:54:50

The European Space Agency is offering European students the chance to conduct experiments in microgravity by taking part in the Fly your Thesis! program. The program enables university students to participate in a series of parabolic flights on the Airbus A300 Zero-G aircraft. Fly your Thesis! requires each team of students to design a scientific experiment to be performed in microgravity as part of their master's or doctoral thesis or research project.

2009-03-26 12:41:00

TOULOUSE, France, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney's PW4000 Advantage70 engine successfully completed its first flight aboard an Air Comet A330-200 in Toulouse, France, this week.

2009-02-02 08:48:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and Evergreen International Airlines, Inc., a global cargo operator headquartered in McMinnville, Ore., have signed a four-year aircraft engine maintenance agreement.


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