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Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.

Frederick Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925. Our first aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the 410-horsepower, air­cooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time. We have been leading change ever since.

Today, Pratt & Whitney develops game-changing technologies for the future, such as the PurePower® PW1000G engine, with patented Geared Turbofan engine technology. The company's worldwide large commercial engine maintenance, repair and overhaul network provides innovative services that add value and delight customers around the globe.

Pratt & Whitney's large commercial engines power more than 25 percent of the world's mainline passenger fleet. The company continues to develop new engines and work with its partners in International Aero Engines and the Engine Alliance to meet airline customers' future needs.

Pratt & Whitney has built a long and distinguished record of providing top-of-the-line military engines to 31 armed forces around the world. Our military engines power front line fighters, such as the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, as well as the C-17 Globemaster III military transport and Boeing's KC-46, the U.S. Air Force's new airlift tanker.

Pratt & Whitney Canada has produced more than 80,000 engines, of which there are currently more than 50,000 engines in service by more than 10,000 operators in 200 countries.

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower designs and manufactures auxiliary power units and turbojet engines for commercial and military aircraft. Products include airborne auxiliary power units and ground power units, and small expendable and recoverable turbojet propulsion systems.

The company at a glance


  • • Revenues: $14 billion (2015)
  • • Operating Profit: $1.9 billion (2015)

Current employment

  • Approximately 33,500 employees worldwide


  • • Approximately 470 customers operate Pratt & Whitney large commercial engines in 121 countries.
  • • Nearly 30 customers operate aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney
    military engines.
  • • More than 10,000 operators fly with engines made by
    Pratt & Whitney Canada.
  • • Overall, Pratt & Whitney serves more than 11,000 customers
    around the world.

Major products

Commercial Engines
  • • PW2000 for Boeing 757
  • • PW4000 for Boeing 747, 767 and 777 and Airbus A300, A310 and A330
  • • PW6000 for Airbus A318
  • • GP7000 for Airbus A380
  • • V2500 for Airbus A319, A320 and A321
  • • PurePower PW1000G for Bombardier CSeries, Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), Airbus A320neo, Irkut MC-21 and Embraer E-Jet E2
Military Engines
  • • F100 for F-15 Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon
  • • F117 for C-17 Globemaster III
  • • F119 for F-22 Raptor
  • • F135 for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
  • • PW4062 for the KC-46 Tanker
Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada's product portfolio includes 13 families of engines for a variety of applications, including the JT15D, PT6A, PT6C, PT6T/B, PW100, PW150, PW200, PW210, PW300, PW500, PW600, PW800 and PW900.

Auxiliary Power Units and Turbojets

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower's portfolio includes the APS500R, APS2300, APS3200 and APS5000 APUs. It also features the APS1000 and APS3000 series military engine families, plus the TJ-150 turbojet family.