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2011-03-03 15:04:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney will deliver its first reconfigured JT8D-219 engine, to Northrop Grumman later this month as part of the U.S. Air Force's re-engined E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft program. This delivery comes on the heels of FAA certification of several modifications to the engine. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "This delivery is yet another notable milestone...

2011-01-10 07:18:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, today announced the certification of several enhancements for the JT8D-219 engine. These enhancements successfully completed 150 hours of endurance testing in May, clearing the way for Federal Aviation Administration certification of the upgrades in early November. "The JT8D is a major part of Pratt & Whitney's history; improving its reliability and modernizing its...

2010-12-29 14:47:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Another new Boeing (NYSE: BA) Next-Generation 737-800 with the new Boeing Sky Interior took to the skies over Seattle today, as Continental Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc., became the first U.S.-based carrier to fly with the new interior. Continental's jet features the new United Airlines livery. Wednesday's flight marks completion of 13 deliveries to the first five launch customers for the innovative 737...

2009-01-20 06:54:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, in a joint venture with Seven Q Seven (SQS) of San Antonio, Texas, celebrated the roll-out of the re-engined Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft along with Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. SQS is an Omega Air Limited company. The Joint STARS aircraft roll out showcased the first successful re-engining of the...

2008-06-14 06:00:04

By Anonymous AERONAUTICS "In Plane View" contains 56 large-format photographs by Carolyn Russo showcasing the aesthetic quality of some of the National Air and Space Museum's iconic aircraft. With close-up facets, sculptural forms, and lifelike elements, "In Plane View" directs viewers' attention to the often-overlooked simple elegance of aircraft design. Russo exposes the bold textures, shapes, and patterns that characterize diverse flying machines and, with her lens, transforms technology...


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