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2010-07-19 07:52:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney's fifth generation family of propulsion systems have achieved numerous milestones in 2010, continuing to set the standard for military jet engine safety, reliability and performance.

2010-07-19 07:32:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Attendees of the 40th Farnborough Airshow are in for an amazing display of aerospace technology and performance when the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor performs every day of the show.

2010-05-26 17:18:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The X-51A WaveRider hypersonic vehicle, powered by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's scramjet engine, achieved aviation history today by making the longest-ever supersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight.

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2010-05-04 09:45:00

Can airplanes be made that use less fuel and create fewer emissions? And can these airplanes also be significantly quieter than the planes currently flying through the skies?

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2010-04-01 07:30:18

When Walter O'Brien was a young boy, he recalls a moment of complete exhilaration when he was able to design and build a balsa wood airplane model that actually flew from his parents' front porch, across the street, and landed on the neighbor's deck.

2009-12-15 18:21:00

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand today congratulated Boeing on the inaugural flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Hamilton Sundstrand systems helped enable the first flight from Paine Field, Everett, Wash. on Dec. 15.

2009-11-23 06:37:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 400th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force.

2009-11-16 15:58:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, under contract to the U.S.

2009-08-19 06:52:00

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MOSCOW AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney successfully completed accelerated endurance testing equivalent to more than 20,000 hours of service operation on the PurePower PW1000G fan drive gear system.


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