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2014-09-30 08:22:12

GLASTONBURY, Conn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PW Power Systems, Inc. (PWPS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., announced today the successful completion of the initial verification tests for its latest aero-derivative power solution, the FT4000(TM) gas turbine. The testing of the FT4000(TM) gas turbine was conducted at the Pratt & Whitney testing complex in West Palm Beach, Fla. Test results compiled over the past two months demonstrate performance,...

2014-09-26 08:21:10

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 50 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Macquarie AirFinance (part of the global diversified financial services institution Macquarie Group) announced today by Bombardier. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Macquarie AirFinance intends to take delivery of 40 Bombardier CS300 aircraft, with an option to purchase an additional 10...

2014-09-25 08:20:45

TOULOUSE, France, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines have successfully powered the Airbus A320neo in its maiden flight. Airbus selected the PW1100G-JM engine to launch the A320neo aircraft family in 2011. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The maiden flight of the A320neo is in the air weeks ahead of schedule. The tremendous joint efforts of both Airbus and Pratt & Whitney have made this first flight...

2014-09-15 16:21:22

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F135 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, celebrated another significant milestone - qualification for F135 engine testing at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex (OC-ALC). OC-ALC - which in addition to engine testing is also qualified to perform maintenance and repair work on F135...

2014-08-19 20:22:37

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Comparative SWOT & Strategy Focus - 2014-2017 - World's 4 Leading Aircraft Engine Manufacturers - Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, GE Aviation, Safranhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2127500/Comparative-SWOT--Strategy-Focus---2014-2017---World's-4-Leading-Aircraft-Engine-Manufacturers---Pratt--Whitney-Rolls-Royce-GE-Aviation-Safran.htmlGlobal Aviation Propulsion Sector on the Brink of...

2014-08-04 08:21:08

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term comprehensive APS5000 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) maintenance support agreement with Scoot Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, for its new fleet of 20 Boeing 787 series aircraft. The support agreement includes repair services and spares asset management. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The agreement, which focuses on...

2014-07-17 08:21:23

New Predictive Analytics Capabilities Will Help Increase Performance Monitoring of Operational Commercial Engines FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to enhance the engine fleet management and health solutions Pratt & Whitney offers to customers. Pratt & Whitney, with IBM's help, will significantly broaden its current performance...

2014-07-17 08:20:35

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farnborough Air Show - Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a depot activation contract with Aerospace Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Norway to establish a Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, & Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. This initial contract will include planning and management activities required for depot...

2014-07-16 08:20:50

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney has entered into a letter of intent to provide exclusive power for 50 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced by Embraer and Trans States Holdings, Inc. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2020. The deal includes a 12-year PureSolution(SM) maintenance service agreement. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. "Trans States is committed to...

2014-07-16 08:20:48

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW - Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for six firm Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) for an order announced today by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. (MITAC) and Air Mandalay. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018. The agreement includes a comprehensive 12-year Pure Solution maintenance plan for Air Mandalay's PW1200G engines. The PurePower Geared Turbofan(TM) (GTF) engine family has more than 5,500 orders...


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