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2013-06-20 08:20:33

PARIS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced new orders for more than 1,000 engines, including options, and highlighted key milestones for its military engines programs -- including the F135 engine -- at the 2013 Paris Air Show. The company's new commercial engine announcements include orders from customers around the world for new PurePower®, IAE V2500 and Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines. With new PurePower...

2013-06-19 08:20:57

PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed initial design review with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory on its Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) Program. The review confirmed that the initial design of Pratt & Whitney's engine has the potential to meet system requirements and establishes the basis for proceeding with preliminary design of the AETD engine...

2013-06-18 12:20:55

PARIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced more than 3,500 orders that include announced and unannounced firm orders, plus options for its PurePower engine family with game-changing Geared Turbofan(TM) technology. "This has been a tremendous year for the PurePower engine program, both in program accomplishments and customer acknowledgements," said Bob Saia, vice president, Pratt & Whitney...

2013-06-13 16:20:47

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney today appointed David Brantner, 46, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, and Matthew Bromberg, 43, president, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket, both reporting to Paul Adams, chief operating officer. Brantner and Bromberg succeed Todd Kallman who announced his intent to retire from UTC. Brantner, Bromberg and Kallman will ensure an effective transition through the end of September. Pratt & Whitney is a...

2013-05-22 16:20:20

HAMDEN, Conn., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two current Pratt & Whitney employees and one retired Pratt & Whitney employee will be inducted into The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering at a ceremony this evening at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. Dr. Alan H. Epstein, vice president, Technology and Environment, Pratt & Whitney; Dr. David U. Furrer, senior fellow discipline lead, Materials and Processes Engineering, Pratt & Whitney; and Allan J. Brockett,...

2013-04-17 08:20:13

ATLANTA, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRO AMERICAS -- Nearly 50 unique aircraft engine part repair announcements are now available on Pratt & Whitney's website, highlighting the company's repair capabilities, which have yielded more than 25,000 new repairs since 2000. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The announcements, which cover repairs for Pratt & Whitney's PW4000 and PW2000 families, as well for the IAE V2500 and CFM56® engines, are...

2013-04-16 08:20:36

ATLANTA, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRO AMERICAS -- Pratt & Whitney and TES Aviation Group have entered into a material consumption agreement on PW4000-100" engines. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Under the agreement, Pratt & Whitney and TES Aviation Group will work together to consume material from PW4000-100" engines that have been displaced from recently retired Airbus A330 commercial aircraft fleets. The agreement includes material...

2013-04-11 08:21:41

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney has received a contract from the Republic of Singapore for the purchase of seven advanced F100-PW-229 EEP engines to power the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. Under the terms of this purchase, the RSAF will receive deliveries in 2013 and 2014. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "Pratt & Whitney has been partnering with the Republic...

2013-04-11 08:21:39

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded a materials management program foreign military sales contract to Pratt & Whitney to support the F100-PW-220 engines powering the Royal Thai Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. Under the terms of this MMP contract, Pratt & Whitney will provide key support to the F100 engines in the intermediate engine shops and at the depot level. This parts and repair services program will cover...

2013-04-11 08:21:36

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) recently completed a successful offset requirement to support Canada's Industrial and Regional Benefits Policy. The company cooperated closely with Industry Canada to meet its commitments two years ahead of schedule. The offset program is related to the company's 2007 sale of 18 F117 engines for Canada's C-17 Globemaster III airlift transport and benefits Canadian...