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MAY 2017
Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet Acquires Type Certification
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan PW1200G engine has successfully acquired type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Certifies Engine for Embraer E-Jet E2 Aircraft with FAA
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ PW1900G engine received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Validates Growth Option for F135 Engine
Pratt & Whitney today announced the successful completion of performance testing of its Fuel Burn Reduction Demonstrator Engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Produces 100,000th Engine; Demonstrates Continued Focus on Driving Innovation
Pratt & Whitney Canada celebrated the production of its 100,000th engine this month, as a testament to P&WC's longevity and leadership in the global aerospace market. … READ MORE

APRIL 2017
Advances in Analytics Help Pratt & Whitney Improve Engine Performance
Pratt & Whitney is building on a more than 15-year investment in its Advanced Diagnostics & Engine Management (ADEM™) tool to help operators better monitor and maintain their engine fleets. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Features PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine as Major Sponsor of 2017 Aerospace Maintenance Competition
Pratt & Whitney's revolutionary PurePower Geared Turbofan engine will be featured at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition at the 2017 MRO Americas Conference. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Launches EngineWise™ Service Brand
Pratt & Whitney announced its new EngineWise service brand that illustrates the company's commitment to helping airlines and lessors run their businesses efficiently. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Announces DGCA Certification for its Customer Training Center in Hyderabad
This milestone allows the company to provide DGCA CAR147-approved training to aircraft engineers and technicians from Pratt & Whitney's airline customers in the region. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2017
Engine Alliance Achieves 500th Engine on Wing
Engine Alliance (EA) now powers 125 A380s around the world with 500 engines on wing. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Honors Three Employees as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers honored three Distinguished Engineers of the Year last evening in advance of National Engineers Week, which begins on Feb. 19. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Expanding Business in Columbus, Georgia, to Meet Increased Demand
Pratt & Whitney announced today that it will invest approximately $386 million in its Columbus, Georgia, facility to increase the production of parts and maintenance services and to reduce costs for new and existing engine programs. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2017
Christopher T. Calio Appointed President of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines
Pratt & Whitney today announced the appointment of Christopher T. Calio as president of the company’s commercial engines business, effective Feb. 1 and reporting to Pratt & Whitney President Bob Leduc. … READ MORE

Matthew F. Bromberg to Succeed Bennett Croswell as President of Pratt & Whitney Military Engines; Croswell to Retire in May
Pratt & Whitney today announced Matthew F. Bromberg will succeed Bennett Croswell as president of its military engines business upon his retirement in May. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2016
Pratt & Whitney's Revolutionary PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines Power HK Express Milestone Flight
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engines have powered HK Express' first Airbus A320neo revenue service flight. … READ MORE

ANA Becomes the First Japanese Airline to Transform Aviation with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines
ANA has become the first Japanese carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A320neo, powered by the revolutionary technology in the PurePower Geared Turbofan engine developed by Pratt & Whitney. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Technologically Advanced PurePower® Engine Takes Flight with airBaltic
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine powered the first revenue service flight of the Bombardier CS300 with airBaltic, taking passengers from Riga to Amsterdam on Dec. 14. … READ MORE

PurePower® Engine Transforms Aviation by Reducing Emissions, Fuel Burn on China Southern
Pratt & Whitney delivered the first PurePower engines to China Southern Airlines, the first mainland Chinese airline to take delivery of an Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by this revolutionary engine technology. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates Airbus A321neo Aircraft Certification
The certified A321neo is powered by the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut IAM-Represented Employees Ratify New Labor Contract
Members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing approximately 2,600 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Connecticut, ratified a new labor agreement today. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2016
Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Transform Aviation with VivaAerobus
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan Engine™ has entered into service with VivaAerobus on the operator's A320neo. … READ MORE

Air China Selects V2500® Engines for 18 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
Air China has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Shenzhen Airlines Selects V2500® Engines for 13 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
Shenzhen Airlines has selected the V2500 engine to power 13 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. Selects V2500® Engines to Power 10 A321ceo Aircraft
Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. has selected the V2500 engine to power 10 firm Airbus A321ceo aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Shanghai Engine Center Delivers Its 600th Overhauled Engine
Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited recently delivered its 600th overhauled CFM56® engine to China Eastern Airlines, marking a significant milestone for the engine center. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2016
The PurePower® PW800 Engine: Flying, Certified and Primed for Entry into Service
The next generation of long and ultra-long range business jet engines is already here, in the form of Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) PurePower PW800 engine. … READ MORE

PW617F1-E Engine Granted Transport Canada Type Certification to Power New Embraer Phenom 100 EV
Pratt & Whitney Canada is proud to announce that its PW617F1-E engine received type certification from Transport Canada. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PT6A-140 Series Engines: A Class Apart in the Utility and Ag Markets
With its new PT6A-140A turboprop engine and PT6A-140AG variant, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is a generation ahead of the rest. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Receives Two Prestigious Supplier Awards from Embraer
The quality of Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) performance and customer support has been recognized with two 2016 Supplier of the Year Awards from Embraer. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Thrust Reverser Component Distribution Agreement with Satair Group
Pratt & Whitney announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Satair Group for the exclusive distribution of PW4000 100-inch engine thrust reverser spare parts. … READ MORE

Revolutionary Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Joins Spirit Airlines Fleet
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine has entered passenger service with Spirit Airlines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and CCAT Announce New CT Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program
Today, the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), announced the launch of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program. … READ MORE

Advanced Turbine Engine Company Selected to Demonstrate Innovative Capability for Future Vertical Lift Helicopters
The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC). … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2016
BOC Aviation Selects V2500® Engines for Five Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power five firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Singapore Engine Center Achieves 7,600 Engine Overhaul Milestone
Pratt & Whitney has overhauled more than 7,600 engines at its Singapore engine center, marking a significant milestone in the center's history. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Hanwha Techwin Expand Relationship with Singapore Facility and Increase Risk Revenue Collaboration on PurePower® Engine Programs
Pratt & Whitney subsidiary United Technologies International Corporation-Asia Private Limited, and Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement for Hanwha to acquire a 30 percent equity interest in P&W NGPF Manufacturing Company Singapore Pte. Ltd. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2016
U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets
The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. … READ MORE

JULY 2016
P&WC's Oil Analysis Technology: An On-Wing Game-Changer for Preventive Maintenance
Pratt & Whitney Canada's innovative Oil Analysis Technology Program continues to build momentum. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Key Suppliers Inaugurate Three Additional E-Learning Centers at Public Schools in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, India
Pratt & Whitney and its suppliers celebrated the inauguration of three e-learning centers across India - one in Bengaluru and two in Hyderabad - this week. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Deal for up to 64 Engines; Split Order Between PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ and V2500® Engines
Pratt & Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. … READ MORE

Air Canada Signs Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Services Agreement
Air Canada has signed a services agreement with Pratt & Whitney for maintaining their fleet of PurePower PW1500G engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Wins Order to Power Up to 200 A320neo Aircraft for Wizz Air
Wizz Air has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines to power its order of A320neo family aircraft. … READ MORE

BOC Aviation Selects V2500® Engines for 18 Aircraft
BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

AWAS Selects V2500® Engines for up to Five Aircraft
AWAS has selected the V2500 engine to power three firm, two option Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Supersizes Superjumbo Service
Engine Alliance is adding two new engine overhaul centers to the GP7200 MRO network in Dubai and Singapore. … READ MORE

P&WC to Provide Turbofan and Turboprop Engines for Revitalized 328 Aircraft Program
Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW100 family of turboprop engines, designed for the regional airline industry, has been selected by TRJet to power its new TRP328™ aircraft. … READ MORE

Berlin-Based Germania Selects Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines
Germania has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines. … READ MORE

AerCap Adds 10 Additional Pratt & Whitney Powered A320neo Aircraft to Fleet
AerCap has chosen the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine to power an additional 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft. … READ MORE

Lufthansa Technik to Become Principal Provider of Pratt & Whitney Global Mobile Engine Services
Lufthansa Technik will become Pratt & Whitney's principal provider of mobile engine maintenance services for V2500®, PW1100G-JM, PW1500G and PW1900G engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Lufthansa Technik Sign Strategic Agreement to Strengthen Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Services
Lufthansa Technik has signed a strategic network agreement to become a key member of the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine MRO network offering the full scope of MRO services on PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Moves to the IBM Cloud to Manage Expected Growth
Pratt & Whitney will move its enterprise systems, including engineering and manufacturing, to a fully managed and supported environment on the IBM Cloud infrastructure. … READ MORE

P&WC's PT6A Engine Poised for Growth in European Market
Pratt & Whitney Canada's iconic PT6A engine is poised for considerable incremental growth across Europe thanks to a regulatory change that will open the continent's skies to single-engine instrument flight rules flights for commercial passenger service. … READ MORE

P&WC and Antonov Sign MOU for Development of AN-132 Aircraft Production Program Powered by a New Version of PW150A Engines
Pratt & Whitney Canada and Antonov today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide Antonov's AN-132 aircraft production program with a new version of the PW150A turboprop engine. … READ MORE

Grob Aircraft Selects Iconic PT6A Engine for Aircraft Update Program
Germany's Grob Aircraft has selected the PT6A-67A for the G520NG aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce Team Up to Provide Comprehensive Support for UK F-35B at RAF Marham
Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce will join forces to provide comprehensive technical support at Royal Air Force Marham to support F135 engines and the LiftSystems on the U.K.'s F-35B Lightning II aircraft. … READ MORE

F-35 Joint Program Office Awards Pratt & Whitney LRIP 10 Contract for F135 Engines
The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a $1.5 billion low rate initial production (LRIP) contract for the tenth lot of F135 propulsion systems. … READ MORE

JUNE 2016
Pratt & Whitney Announces North American Site for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Maintenance
Pratt & Whitney announced today that it is making a $65 million investment in its engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Georgia. … READ MORE

MAY 2016
Pratt & Whitney's Michael McCune Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) yesterday inducted Michael McCune, Pratt & Whitney's design manager, Mechanical Systems, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

Vietjet, Pratt & Whitney Celebrate Selection of PurePower® Engine for A320neo, A321neo Aircraft Order
Vietjet and Pratt & Whitney gathered to celebrate the selection of the PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power their order of 63 Airbus A320neo and A321neo family of aircraft. … READ MORE

FAA Certifies Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1400G-JM Engine to Power Irkut's MC-21 Aircraft
The Federal Aviation Administration has certified Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1400G-JM engine to power Irkut's MC-21 aircraft. … READ MORE

APRIL 2016
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine to Power Bombardier's Largest C Series Order for Delta Air Lines
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engine will power Bombardier's largest C Series aircraft order based on an agreement signed by Delta Air Lines for 125 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Italian Industry Sign Work Agreements for F-35 Lightning II
Pratt & Whitney has awarded long-term agreement contracts valued at $17 million dollars over 10 years to four key Italian aerospace suppliers to manufacture F135 engine components for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

MARCH 2016
Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Power Asia's First A320neo for IndiGo
IndiGo's first Airbus A320neo, powered by Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engines, arrived in India on March 11, making it Asia's first A320neo. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Complete First A321neo Flight
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engines successfully completed its first test flight on the Airbus A321neo. … READ MORE

West Palm Beach Engineers' Council Honors Pratt & Whitney Engineers at Annual Awards Banquet
Pratt & Whitney and the West Palm Beach Chapter of The Engineers' Council recognized engineers in honor of National Engineers Week, which is held the week of Feb. 22, at their annual banquet in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. … READ MORE

P&WC's PT6B-37A Engine to Power 25 New AgustaWestland A119KX Helicopters from Finmeccanica for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in China
Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today its PT6B-37A turboshaft engine will power 25 new AgustaWestland AW119Kx helicopters from Finmeccanica through its contract with Sino-US. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2016
Poland's LPR Expands Fleet to 27 Airbus H135P3 Helicopters Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW206B3 Turboshaft Engine
LPR has added four more aircraft to its fleet of Airbus H135P3 helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW206B3 turboshaft engines - bringing the size of the fleet to 27 aircraft. … READ MORE

P&WC Increases Time Between Overhaul for PW210 Turboshaft Engine Family as New Entries into Service Accelerate
Pratt & Whitney Canada today announced that it has extended the basic time between overhaul (TBO) for its PW210 turboshaft engines from 3,500 to 4,000 hours. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Continues Successful Jet Engine Oil Testing Program with ExxonMobil and NYCO
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has conducted successful testing of ExxonMobil's Mobil Jet™ Oil II and Mobil Jet™ Oil 387, and NYCO's Turbonycoil® 600 synthetic oil for use in the PurePower® engine family. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week, which is held the week of Feb. 22. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Engineer Elected into National Academy of Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently elected Pratt & Whitney engineer Dr. Michael Maloney as one of 80 new Academy members for his significant contributions to the development and implementation of low-conductivity thermal barrier coatings for Pratt & Whitney's advanced aircraft engines. … READ MORE

CALC Signs Definitive Agreement for V2500® Engine to Power A320ceo Family Aircraft Order
China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC; Stock Code: 1848.HK) has signed a Definitive Agreement for the V2500 engine to power 8 firm plus 15 option A320ceo family aircraft of the aircraft that CALC have on order. … READ MORE

Vietjet Chooses PurePower® Engine for A320neo, A321neo Aircraft Order
Vietjet has signed a Definitive Agreement for the PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power their order of 63 Airbus A320neo and A321neo family of aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Turbine Coating Services Enhances High-Tech Coating for Singapore Repair Operations
Pratt & Whitney's Singapore-based blades and vanes repair specialist, Turbine Coating Services Pte Ltd, has enhanced Electron Beam Physical Vapor Deposition (EBPVD) capabilities for its operations in Singapore. … READ MORE

Three of HNA Group's Subsidiaries Sign V-Services(SM) Agreement
Pratt & Whitney's Singapore-based blades and vanes repair specialist, Turbine Coating Services Pte Ltd, has enhanced Electron Beam Physical Vapor Deposition (EBPVD) capabilities for its operations in Singapore. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center to Maintain V2500 Engines
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), together with joint venture partner, China Eastern Airlines (CEA), have signed an agreement to incorporate V2500® engine overhaul capability in their facility in Shanghai, China. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Applies 'Big Data' to Predict Engine Maintenance Frequency and Planning
Pratt & Whitney has developed a new modeling and predictive tool to enhance its maintenance service offerings and increase customer value. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Establishes GP7200 Engine Low Pressure Compressor Overhaul Center in Singapore
The Engine Alliance (EA) has named Pratt & Whitney's Eagle Services Asia Pte Ltd ("ESA") as a center of excellence for GP7200 low pressure compressor (LPC) overhauls. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Opens its First Manufacturing Facility in Singapore
Pratt & Whitney officially opened its first manufacturing facility in Singapore, through its subsidiary P&W NGPF Manufacturing Company Singapore Pte Ltd, earlier today. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's First Engine Named Historic Engineering Landmark
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has designated Pratt & Whitney's R-1340 Wasp A engine as a historic engineering landmark, recognizing its technical significance in engineering and aviation. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2016
Pratt & Whitney North Berwick Recognized as an IndustryWeek Best Plants Recipient
Pratt & Whitney North Berwick has been named a recipient of IndustryWeek's 2015 North America Best Plants Award. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney To Deliver Final Production F117 Engine to the U.S. Air Force
Pratt & Whitney will deliver the final production F117 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its C-17 Globemaster III fleet later this month. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and KMWE Sign Long Term Agreement for F135 Engine Components
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has awarded a contract to KMWE / DutchAero to manufacture F135 engine components. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2015
Turkish Airlines Signs Agreement for Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan™ Engines to Power 92 Firm A321neo Aircraft; Largest Order in Airline's History
Turkish Airlines has signed a Definitive Agreement for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 92 firm A321neo aircraft, the largest engine order in Turkish Airlines' history. … READ MORE

FAG Aerospace Honored with Pratt & Whitney Supplier Sustainability Award
Fischers Aktien-Gesellschaft (FAG) Aerospace, a division of the Schaeffler Group, has been recognized with Pratt & Whitney's 2015 Supplier Sustainability Award for the company's outstanding social, environmental and employment standards. … READ MORE

Introducing Pratt & Whitney Canada's New PT6A-140AG Turboprop Powering Air Tractor's New AT502XP Aircraft
Pratt & Whitney Canada's new PT6A-140AG turboprop engine - selected to power Air Tractor's new AT502XP aircraft - is just one of the company's many agricultural segment successes and initiatives supporting the industry. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Israeli Ministry of Defense Sign Historic 15 Year F100 Engine Sustainment Contract
Pratt & Whitney has signed a historic fixed-price, fleet management program contract with the Israeli Ministry of Defense, in support of the Israeli Air Force, designed to provide 100 percent daily propulsion readiness for the entire Israeli fleet of F-15I and F-16I aircraft for the next 15 years. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2015
P&WC Launches the PT6A-140A Turboprop: The Most Powerful and Fuel Efficient Engine for the General Aviation Market
Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today the launch of the new PT6A-140A turboprop engine and the PT6A-140AG variant - bringing the world's most popular turboprop family to more than 70 engine models strong. … READ MORE

Introducing ESP PurePower PW800: The Exclusive Service Plan for the PW800 Engine
Following a milestone year, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) proudly introduces ESP® PurePower® PW800, the most comprehensive service plan for the business aviation market. … READ MORE

Philippine Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines for A320neo Family Aircraft
Philippine Airlines, the Philippine flag carrier, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pratt & Whitney to power its order of 15 firm plus 15 purchase right A321neo aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine For Embraer E-Jets E2 Begins Flight Test Program
The Pratt & Whitney PW1900G PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine for the Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 aircraft, successfully completed its first flight, initiating the engine's flight test program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Multicut A/S Sign Long Term Agreement for F135 Components
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has awarded a contract to Multicut A/S to manufacture F135 engine components. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2015
Pratt & Whitney North Berwick Named 2015 Best Plants Finalist by IndustryWeek
Pratt & Whitney North Berwick has been named a 2015 Best Plants finalist by IndustryWeek magazine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Support EL AL PW4000 Engines
EL AL has signed an exclusive, five-year Maintenance Service Agreement with Pratt & Whitney to provide maintenance services on up to 17 additional PW4000 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Executive Named Chair of Aerospace Engine Supplier Quality Technical Committee
Daniel Eigenbrode, vice president of Supplier Quality at Pratt & Whitney, has been named chair of the G22 Aerospace Engine Supplier Quality (AESQ) Technical Committee. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2015
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Cited as an Aviation Climate Solution
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine was cited as an <i>Aviation Climate Solution</i> by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva, Switzerland. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Renews Joint Venture Agreement for Customer Training Center in Beijing
Pratt &amp; Whitney has signed a 15-year renewal for its joint venture agreement between United Technologies Far East Ltd. and the China Aviation Supplies (CAS) Holding Company to support the Pratt &amp; Whitney Customer Training Center located in Beijing, China. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Netherlands Ministry of Defense Sign F135 Depot Activation Contract
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a depot activation contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defense (MOD) to establish a Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, &amp; Upgrade (MRO&amp;U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

Sichuan Airlines Becomes First Chinese Airline to Directly Order PurePower® Engines
Sichuan Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its fleet of 24 A320neo aircraft. … READ MORE

Juneyao Airlines Selects V2500® Engine to Power Order of A320ceo Family Aircraft
Juneyao Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the V2500 engine to power its order of 12 Airbus A321ceo aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Announces Grand Opening of Customer Training Center in Hyderabad
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced today the grand opening of its India customer training center in Hyderabad. … READ MORE

Vistara Signs V2500® Engine V-Services Agreement
Vistara, a TATA SIA JV and India's fastest growing full service carrier, has signed a V-Services agreement to maintain its fleet of 26 V2500® engines. … READ MORE

FAA Selects Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Core-Engine Technologies for Its CLEEN II Program
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that Pratt &amp; Whitney has been selected to participate in a program to develop and mature advanced core-engine technologies, primarily for engine compressor and turbine modules, to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, as part of the second phase of the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN II) initiative. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2015
Pratt & Whitney Delivers First PurePower® Engine to Irkut Corporation
Pratt &amp; Whitney delivered the first PurePower® PW1400G-JM engine to the podding facility at Russia's Irkut Corporation. … READ MORE

JULY 2015
Pratt & Whitney Holds Ceremonial Groundbreaking for State-of-the-Art Global Headquarters and Engineering Facility
Pratt &amp; Whitney held a ceremonial groundbreaking here today for its new state-of-the-art 425,000-square-foot building that will serve as the company's global headquarters and world-class engineering facility. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Expansion of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust Residential Facility for Girls
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners today announced the expansion of the girls dormitory in cooperation with the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust (KGNMT) in Hyderabad, India. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Inauguration of 10 E-Learning Centers at Public Schools in Bengaluru, India
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners today celebrated the inauguration of 10 e-learning centers across public schools in Bengaluru. … READ MORE

JUNE 2015
Air Serbia Signs V-Services(SM) Agreement for V2500® Engine Fleet
Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, has entered into a V-Services Fixed Price Agreement to maintain its 21 V2500 engines. … READ MORE

CALC Orders PurePower® Engines for A320neo Aircraft
China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, the largest independent operating aircraft lessor in China, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to power 18 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower engines. … READ MORE

Air India Selects Pratt & Whitney AeroPower for 787 Auxiliary Power Unit Repair Support
Pratt &amp; Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term repair support agreement for the APS5000 auxiliary power unit (APU) with Air India Ltd., for its fleet of seven future and 20 existing Boeing 787-8 series aircraft. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Delivers Steady Improvements in GP7200 Performance, Reliability and Durability
The GP7200 engine is exceeding performance expectations with the incorporation of the high pressure turbine (HPT) upgrade announced at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow. … READ MORE

China Eastern Airlines Signs 12-Year V-Services(SM) Agreement
China Eastern Airlines has signed a 12-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) for its 10 Airbus A320ceo aircraft. … READ MORE

Airbus Recognizes V2500 Engine Program as Best Industrial Performer
Airbus, recognizing continuous quality improvement initiatives, awarded the 2014 Best Industrial Performer in the engines and nacelles supplier category to the V2500 engine program. … READ MORE

Northeast Logistics Center to Usher in Global Logistics Transformation at Pratt & Whitney
The opening of the Northeast Logistics Center (NELC) in Londonderry, New Hampshire, this month marks a new chapter for material flow and introduces a significant process change in how logistics is managed at Pratt &amp; Whitney. … READ MORE

Korean Air Selects Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines to Power 30 Firm plus 20 Option A321neos
Korean Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt &amp; Whitney to provide its PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for 30 firm plus 20 option A321neo aircraft. … READ MORE

SMBC Aviation Capital Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for A320neo Order
SMBC Aviation Capital, the world's third largest aircraft lessor, has chosen Pratt &amp; Whitney's PW1100G-JM engine to power 30 of its Airbus A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine MRO Network Formalized
Pratt &amp; Whitney and its OEM collaborators, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation (JAEC) and MTU Aero Engines AG (MTU), signed a definitive agreement formalizing a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network through International Aero Engines LLC and naming initial locations where PW1100G-JM engine maintenance visits will be performed. … READ MORE

Wizz Air Receives Pure-V™ Recognition
Wizz Air has been awarded with Pure-V™ designation for maintaining its fleet of more than 120 V2500® engines to OEM standards and incorporating only OEM-approved parts and repairs. … READ MORE

SAS Selects V-Services(SM) for 50 V2500® Engines
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has signed a 5-year V-Services(SM) Fixed Price Repair Agreement to manage 50 V2500® engines. The agreement will cover installed engines on SAS's fleet of 25 Airbus aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Levett Engineering Continue Partnership in Australia for the F135 Engine and F-35 Lightning II
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), has signed a long term agreement (LTA) with Levett Engineering for the manufacture of critical F135 engine components. … READ MORE

Air New Zealand Extends V2500® Engine Maintenance Agreement
Air New Zealand has signed a Maintenance Services Agreement extension with the Pratt &amp; Whitney Christchurch Engine Centre to maintain its fleet of 58 V2500® engines for an additional five years supporting the airline's Airbus A320 operations. … READ MORE

First PurePower® Engine for Embraer E190-E2 Initiates Testing
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed assembly and is initiating testing of the first PurePower PW1900G test engine at its facility in East Hartford, Connecticut. … READ MORE

Wizz Air Selects V2500® Engines for 17 Aircraft Order
Wizz Air has selected the V2500 engine to power a new fleet of 17 previously announced Airbus A321ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Dr. Alan Epstein Awarded Aircraft Engine Technology Award by American Society of Mechanical Engineering
The American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) yesterday awarded to Dr. Alan Epstein, Pratt &amp; Whitney's vice president, Technology &amp; Environment, its prestigious Aircraft Engine Technology Award. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Aircastle to Support Embraer E-Jet E2s Powered by PurePower® Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Aircastle Limited ("Aircastle") (NYSE: AYR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for an Engine Support Agreement supporting off-wing maintenance for up to 25 Embraer E-Jet E2s, powered by PurePower engines. … READ MORE

BOC Aviation Chooses the V2500® Engine for A320ceo Order
BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power an additional 14 Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Turkish Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines to Power Order of 72 Firm and 20 Option Airbus A321neo Aircraft
Turkish Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 72 firm and 20 option A321neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Prepared to Support GTF™ Engine Customers
In preparation for entry into service in late 2015, Pratt &amp; Whitney has accelerated a variety of activities to ensure customers have a strong support network in place before they begin flying Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines. … READ MORE

Big Data to Improve Pratt & Whitney Engine Performance
Pratt &amp; Whitney is undertaking 14 different big data analytics projects in 2015 to improve engine performance and service offerings for customers. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine Powers USS Wasp Sea Trials; F135 on Track for U.S. Marine Corps F-35 Initial Operational Capability
Pratt &amp; Whitney powered the first shipboard Marine Corps F-35B operational test from the USS Wasp from May 18-29 off the coasts of Virginia and North Carolina. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Performs First Engine Start and Ground Run in the First F-35 Assembled Outside U.S.
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II, successfully completed its first engine start and ground run in the first F-35 assembled outside of the United States. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Hot Section Demonstrates Full-Life Capability
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II, has successfully demonstrated full-life capability during accelerated mission testing (AMT) at Arnold Engine Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives FAA Production Certification for PW1100G-JM Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney recently received Federal Aviation Administration approval to add the PW1100G-JM engine that will power the Airbus A320neo aircraft to its production portfolio. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Azul to Support E195-E2 Jets Powered by PurePower® Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Azul have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Fleet Management Program supporting off-wing maintenance for 30 firm Embraer E195-E2 jets plus options for 20 aircraft, powered by PurePower® engines. … READ MORE

CIT Selects the V2500® Engine for A321ceo Order
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) yesterday inducted Dr. Jayant Sabnis, Pratt &amp; Whitney's vice president, Engineering – Module Centers, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2015 Paris Air Show
Pratt &amp; Whitney will host several media briefings and announce several new business and supplier long-term agreements throughout the Paris Air Show. … READ MORE

MAY 2015
Pratt & Whitney's Jayant Sabnis Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) yesterday inducted Dr. Jayant Sabnis, Pratt &amp; Whitney's vice president, Engineering – Module Centers, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

Successful Gulfstream G500 First Flight: A New Milestone for PurePower® PW800 Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) today announced that its PurePower® PW814GA engine has achieved another key milestone by successfully powering the first flight of the new Gulfstream G500 long-range business jet. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's New PW307D Engine Granted Type Certification
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is proud to announce that it has received Transport Canada type certification for its new PW307D turbofan engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement to Provide Data Management Service for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft's Health Management System
Bombardier announced today that it has teamed up with Pratt &amp; Whitney to develop and implement a data management service for the CSeries aircraft. … READ MORE

APRIL 2015
Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan™ Engine Wins Gold Edison Award™
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine has been awarded Gold in the transportation - aviation category of the 2015 Edison Awards™. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Selects Christchurch Engine Center for Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Network
Pratt &amp; Whitney has named Christchurch Engine Center as one of the first facilities in its Geared Turbofan™ engine MRO network to provide maintenance and overhaul services for the PW1100G-JM engine. … READ MORE

Air New Zealand Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for A320neo Family Aircraft
Air New Zealand has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for 13 firm A320neo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Powers X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Aerial Refueling
The Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) has successfully performed an autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) flight test off the coast of Maryland and Virginia powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Cites Sustainability Goals and Milestones as it Observes Earth Day 2015
In recognition of the 45th annual observance of Earth Day in the United States and its own 90th anniversary, Pratt &amp; Whitney is marking its progress toward minimizing the impact of its operations and products on the planet. … READ MORE

Finnair Signs 12-Year V-Services(SM) FHA
Finnair has signed an exclusive, 12-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) to manage 10 V2500® engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Continues to Build Production Readiness with More Than $18 Billion in Supplier Long-Term Agreements
In anticipation of a significant increase in engine production, Pratt &amp; Whitney has signed nearly 200 long-term agreements involving a projected spend of more than $18 billion with key product suppliers from around the world. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Advanced Technologies Provide Customer Value on PurePower® Engine Platform
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has developed and applied a suite of innovative materials technologies that are optimized to improve fuel burn, reduce weight and increase component durability for its PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine family. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves 16,000 Hours of Engine Testing, Continues to Validate Exceptional Performance
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 16,000 hours and 31,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 3,500 hours of flight time. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Innovative Horizontal Assembly Line Completes First Engines
After 90 years of building world-class engines, Pratt &amp; Whitney has accomplished another first by building its first PurePower® engine on its new automated horizontal assembly lines in Middletown, Connecticut, and West Palm Beach, Florida. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First Entry Into Service Engine Parts Using Additive Manufacturing
When Pratt &amp; Whitney delivers its first production PurePower® PW1500G engines to Bombardier this year, these engines will be the first ever to feature entry-into-service jet engine parts produced using additive manufacturing. … READ MORE

MARCH 2015
BOC Aviation Selects V2500® Engines for 12 Aircraft Order
BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power 12 Airbus A320ceo family aircraft orders it recently placed. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Announces Price Increase for PurePower® Engine, Validates Exceptional Performance
Pratt &amp; Whitney is raising list prices of its fuel-efficient PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine across the product line to reflect the significant value these engines are expected to provide customers following entry into service. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2015
Pratt & Whitney Expands Connecticut Engine Center to Meet Increased Demand
Pratt &amp; Whitney officially unveiled its new state-of-the-art Middletown, Connecticut, production facility to support production of the PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo and the F135 engine for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in a ceremony held today. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Honors Seven Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored seven Distinguished Engineers of the Year to launch National Engineers Week, Feb. 22-28. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PurePower® PW814GA and PW815GA Engines Receive Type Certification to Power New Gulfstream Business Jets
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) announced today that it has received Transport Canada type certification for its PurePower PW814GA and PW815GA engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on MRJ Aircraft for Japan Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower engines will provide exclusive power for 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) under an agreement announced by Japan Airlines (JAL) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2015
Engine Alliance Enters Revenue Service with Etihad Airways
GP7200 engines have entered revenue service with Etihad Airways' first Engine Alliance-powered A380. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2014
FAA Certifies PurePower® Engine for A320neo Aircraft
The PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine for the Airbus A320neo family has successfully achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Concludes PurePower® Geared Turbofan® Engine Partnering with Recent Kawasaki Heavy Industries Agreement
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI) met recently to commemorate the signing of a risk and revenue-sharing collaboration agreement for KHI to provide key hardware modules for Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines. … READ MORE

Advanced Coating Technologies Recognized by Orange County Partnership for Facility Investment
Advanced Coating Technologies (ACT), a subsidiary of Pratt &amp; Whitney, was recognized on Dec. 2, 2014, by the Orange County Partnership with its Golden Shovel Award. … READ MORE

Royal Aeronautical Society Honors Former Pratt & Whitney Executive for Contributions to Aviation Industry
The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) honored Pratt &amp; Whitney's former vice president of Commercial Engine Development Programs with its Silver Medal. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Invest Over $1 Billion in Research & Development Over 4.5 Years
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada announced today in both its Longueuil (Quebec) and Mississauga (Ontario) facilities that it will invest over $1 billion in research and development over the next 4.5 years to develop the next generation of high-performance aircraft engines. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2014
UTC Named Corporate Partner of the Year by Penn State University
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) was recognized on Friday, Nov. 14 by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) as its 2014 Corporate Partner of the Year. … READ MORE

Zhejiang Loong Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney AeroPower for Airbus A320 Family Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit and Maintenance Support
Pratt &amp; Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term auxiliary power unit (APU) maintenance support agreement with Zhejiang Loong Airlines for its new fleet of 30 Airbus A320 family aircraft, including nine A320neos. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center Delivers the 400th Overhauled Engine
Shanghai Pratt &amp; Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("Pratt &amp; Whitney Shanghai Engine Center") recently celebrated its five-year anniversary with the accomplishment of two major milestones. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Family Exceeds 12,000 Hours of Testing
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® engine family reached another milestone this year when it exceeded 12,000 hours of testing. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2014
Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada Recognize Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense with Supplier Sustainability Award
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada, United Technologies Corp. companies (NYSE: UTX), have awarded the Supplier Sustainability Award to Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Touches Three Continents in a Week of Customer Milestones
In what is likely a first in aviation history, Pratt &amp; Whitney this week saw three new engines rolled out on three platforms on three continents. … READ MORE

ExxonMobil Aviation Signs Commercial Agreement with Pratt & Whitney
ExxonMobil has signed a commercial agreement to have its most advanced, High-Performance Capability (HPC)* synthetic jet engine oil, Mobil JetTM Oil 387, tested in all of Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower engine models. … READ MORE

P&WC's PT6 Engine at 400 Million Hours of Flight: A Key Advantage for Operators
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC) iconic PT6 engine family has reached the remarkable milestone of 400 million flight hours – well beyond any other gas turbine turboprop engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PSD Wins Arkansas Recycler of the Year Award
Pratt &amp; Whitney PSD, an aircraft engine combustor case repair facility in Springdale, Arkansas, has been named 2014 Corporate Recycler of the Year by the Arkansas Recycling Coalition. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Announces Ground Breaking of Its Customer Training Center at Hyderabad
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the ground breaking of its customer training center in Hyderabad. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's Next-Generation PurePower® PW800 Engines Selected to Power Gulfstream's New Business Jet Family
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) today announced that its PurePower® PW800 engines are the power behind the new Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets, which launched today at Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s Georgia headquarters. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Embarks on Three-Year Cross Training Initiative with Temasek Polytechnic
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (SEA) Pte Ltd (P&amp;WC SEA) and Temasek Polytechnic signed a three-year Memorandum of Agreement today, establishing a cross training partnership, aimed at developing and preparing industry-ready talent for the fast-growing aviation industry. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Celebrates 3,000th Engine Delivery
Marking 30 successful years of the PW100 engine family, Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (SEA) celebrated the occasion in Singapore with customers around the region and honoured the anniversary with the delivery of its 3,000th engine to QantasLink on October 13, 2014. … READ MORE

ATEC Completes Second Test, Achieves Key Milestone on New Helicopter Engine
The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC has successfully completed testing of its second HPW3000 engine as part of the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate's (AATD) Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) Science and Technology program. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Enters Revenue Service with Qatar Airways
GP7200 engines have entered revenue service with Qatar Airways' first EA-powered A380. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Increases Capacity by Signing $16 Billion in Supplier Long-term Agreements
At its semi-annual Partner and Supplier Forum, Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), announced it has signed an additional $6 billion in long-term agreements since May. … READ MORE

Gregory H. Gernhardt Named President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney today appointed Gregory H. Gernhardt, 49, president, Pratt &amp; Whitney Commercial Engines, effective immediately. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2014
Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Airbus A320neo Aircraft Completes First Flight with Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Air Force Complete Qualification for F135 Engine Testing at Tinker Air Force Base
Pratt &amp; Whitney, together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F135 Heavy Maintenance Center at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, celebrated another significant milestone – qualification for F135 engine testing at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2014
International Aero Engines Achieves Certification of V2500®-E5 Engine
IAE International Aero Engines AG has achieved Federal Aviation Administration certification of the V2500®-E5 engine for Embraer's KC-390 aircraft. The KC-390's launch customer is the Brazilian Air Force. … READ MORE

Scoot Selects Pratt & Whitney AeroPower for 787 Auxiliary Power Unit Maintenance Support
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

JULY 2014
U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus Visits Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center
Max Sieben Baucus, the U.S. ambassador to China, today visited Shanghai Pratt &amp; Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("Pratt &amp; Whitney Shanghai Engine Center"), a joint venture between Pratt &amp; Whitney and China Eastern Airlines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs F135 Depot Activation Contract with AIM Norway
Pratt &amp; 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, &amp; Upgrade (MRO&amp;U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Taps IBM to Capture Value of Big Data to Improve Aircraft Engine Performance
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to enhance the engine fleet management and health solutions Pratt &amp; Whitney offers to customers. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on Air Mandalay Order for Six Mitsubishi Regional Jets
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Inauguration of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust Residential Facility for Girls
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners donated $113,000 USD (6,705,000 INR) to construct a residential building for underprivileged girls in cooperation with the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust (KGNMT) in Hyderabad, India. … READ MORE

EASA Certifies GP7272 and GP7272E Engines
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified two new thrust ratings for the GP7200 engine. … READ MORE

The Engine Alliance Extends Time on Wing with GP7200 HPT Durability Improvements
The Engine Alliance has released a series of GP7200 engine enhancements. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on Trans States Holdings Order of 50 Firm Embraer E-Jets
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation, MTU Aero Engines and IAE to Reach PurePower® Engine Customers
Pratt &amp; Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines will provide seamless customer sales services via an integrated International Aero Engines. … READ MORE

International Airlines Group signs MOU for V2500 Engines to Power 30 Airbus Aircraft
International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with International Aero Engines' (IAE) for V2500 engines. IAE will power 30 A320ceo aircraft for the IAG subsidiary, Vueling Airlines. … READ MORE

Azul Selects PurePower® Engines for Order of 30 Embraer E-Jets
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for 30 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced today by Embraer and Azul Brazilian Airlines. … READ MORE

Microturbo Assumes Responsibility for Bizjet Development APU Programs; Company to Collaborate with Pratt & Whitney AeroPower on Future APU Programs
Microturbo (Safran, NYSE: SAFRAN), and Pratt &amp; Whitney AeroPower, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced today Microturbo will assume full responsibility for the design, production, product support and service of the APS2[800] and APS500[D] APU programs for Bombardier and Dassault Aviation. … READ MORE

SaudiGulf Airlines Selects V2500® Engines for Four Aircraft Order
SaudiGulf Airlines has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engine to power four A320ceo aircraft and has also signed an eight-year V-Services(SM) maintenance service agreement with IAE. … READ MORE

Philippine Airlines to Power New A320neos with Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines
Philippine Airlines has executed a Letter of Intent to power its order of 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® engines. … READ MORE

Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance Receive Pure-V™ Recognition
IAE International Aero Engines AG awarded Rolls-Royce &amp; Partners Finance Limited (RRPF) with Pure-V designation for maintaining its fleet of V2500® spare engines to OEM build standards and incorporating only IAE-approved parts and repairs. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Implements New FMP for PW4000 Engine Customers
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is implementing a new fleet management program (FMP) for the PW4000 94-inch engine that will improve engine reliability and time on-wing for operators. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Readies for Geared Turbofan™ Engine Entry into Service
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is launching its Entry Into Service (EIS) program for the Geared Turbofan engine family. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Launches Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Network
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), launched its Geared Turbofan PW1000G engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network at the Farnborough Airshow today, providing customer solutions that result in engines with longer time on-wing and lower fuel burn advantages. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Launches New Comprehensive Engine Services Plan
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), launched a comprehensive Engine Services plan, a new engine maintenance service plan that provides customers with the highest level of maintenance support available. … READ MORE

VivaAerobus Selects PurePower® and V2500 Engines in an Order for Airbus Aircraft
VivaAerobus, Mexico's ultra-low cost carrier, has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 40 Airbus A320neo aircraft, plus 40 option. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves Nearly 10,000 Hours of Engine Testing Validating Technology Maturity
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed nearly 10,000 hours and 19,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 1,400 hours of flight time. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine for the A320neo Aircraft Now Saves Additional 2 Percent On Fuel Burn
Pratt &amp; Whitney today announced another technology breakthrough on the PurePower engine – an additional 2 percent fuel burn enhancement on the PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft family. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW150C Engine Selected to Power AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company's New MA700 Regional Turboprop
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC), a United Technologies Corporation company (NYSE:UTX), today announced that its PW150C turboprop engine will power the new MA700 regional turboprop aircraft being launched by AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company of China. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show
Pratt &amp; Whitney will participate in several media events during the 2014 Farnborough Air Show. … READ MORE

JUNE 2014
Pratt & Whitney President Paul Adams to Host Media Briefing at Farnborough Air Show on Tuesday, July 15
Pratt &amp; Whitney President Paul Adams will host a media briefing at the Farnborough Air Show on Tuesday, July 15, from 9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., at the Pratt &amp; Whitney Pavilion located at OE3. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Marks Environmental Milestone in Singapore with 12 Million Gallons of Water Savings a Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has marked a major environmental milestone with the reduction of annual water consumption by more than 12 million gallons a year across its Singapore operations, the equivalent of more than a half a million ten-minute showers. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Vice President of Engineering Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering recently inducted Pratt &amp; Whitney Engineering Vice President Tom Prete, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

Kale Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Factory Opened by President Gül
Kale Group and Pratt &amp; Whitney celebrated the opening of a new factory today in the Izmir Aegean Free Zone, which will specialize in manufacturing hardware for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Robotics Team Wins Manufacturing Leadership Award for Engineering & Production Technology
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded the 2014 Frost &amp; Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award in the Engineering and Production Technology Leadership category for its Next Generation Robotics Automation Manufacturing team. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First PurePower® Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet
Pratt &amp; Whitney delivered its first PurePower PW1200G engine to Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. The PW1200G engines will power the single-aisle MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). … READ MORE

MAY 2014
Pratt & Whitney Expands Partnership with UPS
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the expansion of its third-party logistics (3PL) relationship with UPS (NYSE: UPS). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs More Than $10 Billion in Long-Term Agreements with Suppliers
Within the last year, Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has signed more than $10 billion in long-term agreements with more than 90 key product suppliers from across the globe. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Making Significant Investments to Increase Capacity
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is making significant investments in its global facilities as the company prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's New West Palm Beach Engine Center Delivers First F135 Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney today announced that the first F135 engine has been delivered to the F-35 Final Assembly Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Novara, Italy. … READ MORE

F135 Exceeds Expectations During Live Fire Survivability Testing
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), recently participated in a series of Live Fire Tests (LFT) in conjunction with the Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) Weapons Survivability Laboratory (WSL) to assess the F135 propulsion system's performance against ballistic damage. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Unveils Higher Thrust PurePower® Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney today launched the newest addition to the PurePower engine family, the PW1135G-JM engine, a 35,000 thrust class engine for the Airbus A321neo aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Ships Initial PurePower Engines To Airbus
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered its first ship set of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines on schedule to Airbus for its A320neo aircraft family. … READ MORE

V2500®-E5 Engines Shipped to Embraer
IAE International Aero Engines AG has shipped all six prototype V2500-E5 powerplants for Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft. … READ MORE

Royal Brunei Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for New A320neos
Royal Brunei Airlines, the flag carrier of Brunei Darussalam, has signed a letter of intent with Pratt &amp; Whitney for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power seven firm A320neo aircraft (together with three options). … READ MORE

APRIL 2014
Volaris Receives Pure-V™ Engine Designation
IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Volaris, a low-cost airline based in Mexico, the Pure-V designation for V2500® engines currently powering its 46 A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Avianca Receives Pure-V™ Engine Designation
IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Avianca the Pure-V designation for its V2500® engines. … READ MORE

Cathay Pacific Airways Awards IAE 10-Year V-Services℠ FHA
IAE International Aero Engines AG announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) with Cathay Pacific Airways to manage 48 V2500® engines operated by its wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair. … READ MORE

V2500® Reaches New Operational Milestone
The V2500 engine program reached a new operational milestone when two first-run V2527-A5 engines powering TAM's A320ceo aircraft remained on wing without a shop visit for nearly 20,000 cycles and 30,000 flight hours. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Lufthansa with PurePower® Engines for 30 Additional A320neos
Lufthansa has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for an additional 30 A320neo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Levett Engineering Grow Industrial Participation in Australia for the F135 Engine and F-35 Lightning II
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), has awarded a contract to Levett Engineering to manufacture components that will be installed into <a href="/F135_Engine">F135 engines</a>. … READ MORE

MARCH 2014
ANA Holdings Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft
ANA Holdings selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 30 A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2016. … READ MORE

Tigerair Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft
Tigerair selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 37 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2018. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2014
Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, IHI Celebrate 2 Million Flight Hours with Japan Air Self Defense Forces
Pratt &amp; Whitney has reached more than 33 years of flying F100 engines with the Japan Self Defense Forces (JSDF), which equates to approximately 2 million flight hours. In late 1975, the JSDF selected the F-15, powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney F100-100 engines, to serve as their new air self-defense fighter. … READ MORE

V2500® Program Reaches 6,000th Production Milestone
IAE International Aero Engines AG reached a new production milestone when it shipped its 6,000th V2500 engine from the Pratt &amp; Whitney Middletown Engine Center. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on Air Costa Order for 50 Embraer Jets
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for 50 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, with an additional 50 purchase rights, for an order announced today by Embraer and Air Costa. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018. … READ MORE

Nepal Airlines Corporation Selects V2500® SelectOne™ Engines for A320ceos
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed its first order with IAE International Aero Engines AG to supply V2500-A5 SelectOne engines to power two new firm A320ceo aircraft plus options for two additional aircraft. … READ MORE

Tigerair Awarded Pure-V™ Engine Designation
IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Singapore-based operator Tigerair the Pure-V designation for V2500® engines powering its aircraft. … READ MORE

Pakistan International Airlines Awards Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Engine Management Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, three-year Engine Management Program (EMP) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to maintain the airline's fleet of 12 PW4152 installed engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Dependable Service by the JT8D Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney's JT8D engine, an icon of aviation history, celebrates 50 years of dependable service this month, making it one of the most successful gas turbine engines in history. … READ MORE

Malaysia Airlines Awards Pratt & Whitney $550 Million Fleet Management Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year Fleet Management Program (FMP) agreement with Malaysia Airlines to maintain the airline's fleet of 43 PW4170 installed engines and spare engines. … READ MORE

CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. of China Is the First PurePower® Engines Customer in Mainland China
With an order for up to 30 CSeries aircraft, CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC) of China will be the first recipient of Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower engines in mainland China. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves 7,600 Hours of Engine Testing Validating Engine Characteristics
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 7,600 hours and 17,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 850 hours of flight time. … READ MORE

BOC Aviation Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft
BOC Aviation has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 15 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2017. … READ MORE

Turkish Airlines Orders V2500® Engines for New A321s
Turkish Airlines has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engines will power 25 new A321 aircraft. This brings the total number of V2500-powered A320 aircraft in their fleet to 110. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Marks Opening of New MRO and Engineering Facility at Singapore Seletar Aerospace Park
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today marked the official opening of Pratt &amp; Whitney Component Solutions, the company's new repair and engineering facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2013
Pratt & Whitney, Boeing Celebrate Delivery of First PW4062 Engines for KC-46 Tankers
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Boeing officials celebrated the delivery of the first PW4062 engines for the first KC-46 test aircraft during an event at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility this week. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Opens New F100 Engine Overhaul Facility in Columbus, Ga.
Pratt &amp; Whitney has opened its new F100 engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Ga. The new 105,000-square-foot facility enhances Pratt &amp; Whitney's capacity to service engines that power F-16 and F-15 fighter aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force and international military customers. … READ MORE

New Three-Year Contract Ratified by IAM for Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut Operations
A new three-year contract has been ratified following a vote by members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The contract is effective on Dec. 9 and covers approximately 2,800 employees at Pratt &amp; Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Conn. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2013
Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Achieves 2,000,000 In-Service Flight Hours
The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another significant operational milestone, reaching 2 million revenue flight hours after five years of service. … READ MORE

IAE Launches Pure-V™ Engine Designation
IAE International Aero Engines AG has launched its new Pure-V™-1 designation for V2500® engines maintained to IAE's high build standards. A Pure-V designated engine contains IAE-approved parts and repairs throughout the entire engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and IHI Sign Contract for Japan F135 Engines and Industrial Participation
IHI Corporation has signed a contract with Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), to qualify components for the Japanese fleet of F135 engines that power the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2013
Pratt & Whitney Canada Invests $275 Million in Cutting-Edge Technologies and Upgrades to its Facilities
Accompanied by Quebec Premier Pauline Marois, Quebec government representatives, members of the aerospace industry and academic/research sectors and many employees, John Saabas, President, Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC), today announced investments totalling $275 million over five years, including the creation of a World-Class Centre of Excellence for Intelligent Manufacturing in Longueuil. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower and Safran Microturbo to Provide Auxiliary Power Unit for Dassault's Falcon 5X Business Jet
Pratt &amp; Whitney AeroPower has been selected to provide its APS500[D] auxiliary power unit (APU) for the Falcon 5X business jet – Dassault Aviation's largest, most powerful twin-engine jet to date. … READ MORE

Beechcraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada Sign Major Engine Service Agreement to Support Wheels Up King Air 350i Fleet
Beechcraft Corporation and its aftermarket service and support organization, Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS), announced at the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention &amp; Exhibition that it has signed a long-term engine service agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) to support the PT6A-60A engines powering the King Air 350i aircraft recently ordered by private aviation membership company Wheels Up. … READ MORE

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine
The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pratt &amp; Whitney (NYSE:UTX) joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army's Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs Engine Service Agreement With Hawker Beechcraft Services
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has signed an engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) for the support of Beechcraft King Air series turboprops and Hawker business jets. … READ MORE

Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation Awards Pratt & Whitney Contract to Support F100 Engines
The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) has agreed to a four-year contract agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney for a performance-based Material Management Program (MMP) to support the Royal Norwegian Air Force's F100-PW-220E engine fleet. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes New V2500® Engine Line: Prepares for Ramp Up at Connecticut Engine Center
Today, Pratt &amp; Whitney completed the second phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility to prepare the Engine Center to ramp up for production of its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo family and increase capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. Military. … READ MORE

P&WC Seals Long-Term FMP(R) Program Agreement with Denmark's Nordic Aviation Capital
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is pleased to announce the signing of a new long-term Fleet Management™ Program (FMP®) contract with Denmark's Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (NAC). … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2013
IAE's V-Services(SM) Helps Maintain Fleet in China
Today 19 customers based in China operate over 420 V2500® engine-powered aircraft. More than 360 of these aircraft are covered by a V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA). … READ MORE

ICBC Leasing Orders V2500® Engines for New Aircraft
ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engines will power 17 firm and three option A320 series aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Advancing Sixth Generation Military Engine Technology
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have begun testing of Pratt &amp; Whitney's unique, adaptive supersonic fighter engine fan rig based on a full-scale F135 development fan to advance the next generation of military fighter engine technology. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Powers Bombardier CSeries First Flight
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower engine successfully powered Bombardier's new CSeries* airplane for its maiden flight. … READ MORE

PT6A Engines to Power Agricultural Aircraft Converted by Cascade
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has signed a five-year agreement with Cascade Aircraft Conversions, LLC. to provide PT6A engines for agricultural operators who elect to upgrade their aircraft engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Exclusive Maintenance Agreement with Transaero Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed an exclusive eight-year maintenance services agreement with Transaero Airlines to provide engine overhaul services on the airline's fleet of PW4000-112" engines. … READ MORE

UTC Names New Pratt & Whitney President: Paul Adams to Succeed David Hess
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) announced today that Paul R. Adams, currently chief operating officer of Pratt &amp; Whitney, will succeed David P. Hess as president of Pratt &amp; Whitney on Jan. 1, 2014, when Hess retires. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2013
F-35 Joint Program Office and Pratt & Whitney Media Announcement
The U.S. Department of Defense and Pratt &amp; Whitney have reached an agreement in principle for a production contract for the sixth lot of F135 propulsion systems to power the F-35 Lightning II, which continues a reduction in costs associated with engine production. … READ MORE

Lockheed Martin Showcases F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator to Local Workers and Elected Officials During Special Employee Appreciation Event at Pratt & Whitney Facility
Governor Paul LePage (R-ME), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Speaker Mark Eves (D-ME), local elected officials, facility employees and members of the media "flew" the F-35 Lightning II demonstrator at a special employee appreciation event hosted today by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and program partner Pratt &amp; Whitney … READ MORE

JULY 2013
Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers its 80,000th Engine to Beechcraft
Fifty years after delivering its very first engine to Beechcraft Corporation, P&amp;WC has celebrated with Beechcraft another historic milestone during EAA AirVenture (EAA), in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with the delivery of its 80,000th engine, a PT6A-60A set to power the King Air 350i. … READ MORE

Volaris Selects PurePower® and V2500® Engines for Airbus Aircraft
Volaris has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 30 firm A320neo aircraft. The airline becomes the first Mexican airline to select the Geared Turbofan™ engine. … READ MORE

Etihad Airways Upgrades to V2500® SelectTwo™ Engines
Etihad Airways has signed an agreement with IAE International Aero Engines AG to upgrade the airline's current and future fleet of 35 V2500 engine-powered Airbus A320 family of aircraft to the V2500 SelectTwo engine standard. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Inauguration of Project Krushi Primary School
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and its supplier partners dedicated a $75,000 USD (4,379,625 INR) addition that will provide two classrooms, an e-learning center, a playground, toilets, and a kitchen and storeroom to the primary school in the village of Gowdavally. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Powers Northrop Grumman and Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System to Aviation History
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system recently powered the first ever carrier-based catapult launch, touch and go, and arrested landing of Northrop Grumman's X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and SkyWest, Inc. Sign Aftermarket Agreement for Fleet of Mitsubishi Regional Jets
Pratt &amp; Whitney and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for a PureSolution™ Fleet Management Program supporting the PW1217G engines installed in a fleet of 100 MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and up to an additional 100 option MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jets for a term of up to 16 years. … READ MORE

JUNE 2013
Pratt & Whitney Announces More Than 1,000 New Engine Orders; Highlights F135 Engine Milestone at 2013 Paris Air Show
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Air Lease Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Airbus A320/A321 neo Aircraft
Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 30 firm A320/A321 neo aircraft. … READ MORE

International Lease Finance Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Additional 30 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power an additional 30 A320neo Family aircraft bringing ILFC's total commitment to 180 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on International Lease Finance Corporation Order for Up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft based on the letter of intent announced by Embraer and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and NASA Demonstrate Benefits of Geared TurboFan™ System in Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, recently reached a milestone in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project by demonstrating unprecedented performance and efficiency of a Geared TurboFan™ ultra-high bypass system, successfully completing 275 hours of fan rig testing in the NASA Low Speed Wind Tunnel. … READ MORE

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a definitive agreement to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines. First delivery is scheduled for 2016. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes Initial Design Review for Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Spirit Airlines Selects PurePower® and V2500 Engines for 75 Airbus Aircraft
Spirit Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 45 firm A320neo aircraft. Spirit also selected International Aero Engines' (IAE) V2500 engine to power its order for 30 firm A320ceo aircraft. … READ MORE

IAE Ramp Up Driven by Reliability, Backed by V-Services
IAE International Aero Engines AG is building more V2500 engines than ever and continues to break production records as it ramps up to meet demand. … READ MORE

IAE Begins Assembly of First KC-390 Engine
IAE is assembling the first V2500-E5 engines – selected in 2011 to power Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft – in June. … READ MORE

Spirit Airlines Expands Aftermarket Agreement with IAE
Spirit Airlines, North America's leading ultra low-cost airline, and IAE International Aero Engines AG have amended their existing V-ServicesSM Fleet Hour Agreement to include coverage for 86 incremental V2500 engines. … READ MORE

Philippine Airlines Selects V2500 Engines for Airbus Aircraft
Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engine to power its order for 34 A321 aircraft. … READ MORE

IAE Inks New Engine Deal with CALC
China Aircraft Leasing Company Ltd. (CALC) has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG will provide V2500 engines to power 11 new A320 family aircraft. … READ MORE

BOC Aviation Confirms Order for Additional IAE V2500 Engines
BOC Aviation awarded IAE International Aero Engines AG with an engine order for 13 firm A320 family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled from May 2014 to December 2016. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Program Continues to Expand
Pratt &amp; 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™ technology. … READ MORE

Aviation Capital Group Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft
Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power 12 firm A320neo aircraft. … READ MORE

LATAM Airlines Selects PurePower® Engines for Airbus Aircraft
LATAM Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 42 firm A320neo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Launches 2025 Sustainability Goals to Be Achieved by Its 100th Anniversary
Pratt &amp; Whitney launched aggressive goals today to further improve the sustainability of its factories, suppliers and products by 2025 and increase efficiencies, create added value for its customers and employees, and lead industry efforts to reduce aviation's environmental impact. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 100th F135 Engine for the F-35 Lightning II
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the 100th F135 propulsion system, the power plant for the F-35 Lightning II, to the U.S. government. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on SkyWest, Inc. Order for 100 Embraer Jets
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 100 firm plus 100 purchase right Embraer Second Generation E-Jets for an order announced today by Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2020. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Extends Part Repair Agreement with All Nippon Airways
All Nippon Airways Co., LTD. (ANA) has signed an eight-year extension to its exclusive part repair agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, to continue support of the airline's fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney PW4000 engines. … READ MORE

China Southern Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4170 Advantage70™ Engines
China Southern Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power its order of 16 Airbus A330 aircraft. … READ MORE

United Technologies Closes on Rocketdyne Deal
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced it has closed on the sale of substantially all operations of its Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne unit to GenCorp (NYSE: GY), except for its interest in the RD Amross joint venture. … READ MORE

David M. Brantner Named President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines; Matthew F. Bromberg Named President, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket; Todd J. Kallman to Retire
Pratt &amp; Whitney today appointed David Brantner, 46, president, Pratt &amp; Whitney Commercial Engines, and Matthew Bromberg, 43, president, Pratt &amp; Whitney Aftermarket, both reporting to Paul Adams, chief operating officer. Brantner and Bromberg succeed Todd Kallman who announced his intent to retire from UTC. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2013 Paris Air Show
Pratt &amp; Whitney will host several media briefings during the Paris Air Show and provide updates on the company's key programs. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine for Airbus A320neo Soars on Wing; Begins First Flight Test Program
The Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engine successfully completed its first flight May 15, launching the engine family's flight test program. … READ MORE

MAY 2013
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Boost Latest Communication Satellite into Orbit
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne engines provided the power to successfully place the fifth in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) communication satellites into orbit today for the U.S. military. … READ MORE

Pitt Researchers Find No Increase in Brain Cancer Related to Working at Connecticut Jet Engine Manufacturing Plant
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health have concluded a 12-year, multi-part study into a perceived increase in brain cancer at the Pratt &amp; Whitney jet engine manufacturing plant in North Haven, Conn., and have found no statistically significant elevations in the overall cancer rates among the workforce. … READ MORE

University of Pittsburgh and University of Illinois at Chicago Researchers to Present Findings of Final Phase of the Pratt & Whitney Epidemiology Study at Press Conference and Public Meeting Today
Pratt &amp; Whitney funded industry-leading researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Illinois at Chicago to conduct one of the largest workplace studies of its kind because we care about health and safety of our employees. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Employees to be Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Two current Pratt &amp; Whitney employees and one retired Pratt &amp; Whitney employee will be inducted into The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering at a ceremony this evening at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. … READ MORE

United Technologies Completes Divestiture of Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Unit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced it has completed the divestiture of its Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems unit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. … READ MORE

APRIL 2013
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Reaches Milestone in Development of Next Rocket Engine for Human Spaceflight
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne, the rocket-engine manufacturer that helped power American astronauts to the moon during the Apollo era, has completed the last in a series of hot-fire tests on a J-2X engine with a stub-nozzle extension at simulated altitude conditions. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Innovative Repair Capabilities Highlighted on Company Website
Nearly 50 unique aircraft engine part repair announcements are now available on Pratt &amp; Whitney's website, highlighting the company's repair capabilities, which have yielded more than 25,000 new repairs since 2000. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and TES Aviation Group Sign Material Consumption Agreement
Pratt &amp; Whitney and TES Aviation Group have entered into a material consumption agreement on PW4000-100" engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on Airbus A321neo Aircraft for Hawaiian Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for 25 Airbus A321neo aircraft for an order announced today by Hawaiian Airlines. The 16 firm and nine option aircraft order between Hawaiian Airlines and Airbus represents up to 50 fuel efficient PurePower® PW1133G-JM engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine for Airbus A320neo Successfully Completes Ground Test Program; Prepares for First Flight Tests
The first Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo family of aircraft successfully completed ground testing at the company's West Palm Beach, Fla., test facility. The engine completed over 120 hours of testing, validating overall engine operation and fuel efficiency. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Partners with University of Connecticut to Advance Additive Manufacturing Research
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, partnered with the University of Connecticut to establish one of the nation's most advanced additive manufacturing laboratories, the Pratt &amp; Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes U.S. Air Force C-17 Program of Record for F117 Production Install Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has completed production install F117 engine deliveries for the U.S. Air Force, marking more than 20 years of successfully powering the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. … READ MORE

Thailand Awards Materials Management Contract to Pratt & Whitney to Support F100 Engine Maintenance
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a materials management program foreign military sales contract to Pratt &amp; Whitney to support the F100-PW-220 engines powering the Royal Thai Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters. … READ MORE

Republic of Singapore Places Purchase Order for Seven Pratt & Whitney F100 Engines
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes Industrial Offset Program in Canada
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

MARCH 2013
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers United Launch Alliance Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Early-Warning Missile Satellite into Orbit
An Atlas V launch vehicle rose from the pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., today to deliver the second Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO 2) into orbit – thanks to propulsion provided by Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower's APS2600[E] APU Selected for Embraer's Second Generation E-Jet
Pratt &amp; Whitney AeroPower's* APS2600[E] auxiliary power unit (APU) has been selected by Embraer for its second generation E-Jet. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Air Force Complete First Depot Overhaul of an F119 Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F119 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., celebrated another significant milestone in the F119 program. … READ MORE

IAE Celebrates 30 Years of Superior Technology
It was March 11, 1983 and IAE's five new shareholders – Pratt &amp; Whitney, Rolls-Royce, Japanese Aero Engine Corporation, MTU Aero Engines, and FiatAvio – were on a mission to develop an advanced aero engine that would lead the single-aisle segment into the new millennium. … READ MORE

Light Twin Leader PW206B3 to Power EC135 P3
Eurocopter, an EADS company, will use PW206B3 engines to power the next EC135 helicopter, the EC135 P3. … READ MORE

PT6T-9 Twin-Pac® Engines to Power Upgraded Bell 412EPI Commercial Helicopter
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE:TXT), has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's Canada's (P&amp;WC) PT6T-9 Twin-Pac® engines to power its upgraded Bell 412EPI helicopter. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and Kelvin TOP-SET Collaborate to Reduce Cost and Potential Downtime in Oil and Gas Industry
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne is collaborating to create a highly specialized methodology that combines its Extreme Engineering expertise with Kelvin TOP SET's proprietary incident investigation skills to reduce cost and potential downtime in the oil and gas industry. … READ MORE

FAST Technology Offers a Single Solution for Managing All Engine Performance Data
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has launched Automatic Power Assurance Check (APAC) to run on its FAST™ (Flight data Acquisition Storage and Transmission System) engine diagnostic solution for P&amp;WC-powered helicopters. … READ MORE

New TBO Program for PW206 and PW207 Engine
The time between overhaul (TBO) for all new PW206 and PW207 engines has been extended to 4,000 hours. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2013
Pratt & Whitney Transforms Middletown Assembly Area for New PurePower® PW1100G-JM and F135 Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney completed the first phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility that prepares the Engine Center to produce its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo and increases production capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. military. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives First Engine Components from Levett Engineering for RAAF's First F-35 Lightning II
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), announced that Levett Engineering has delivered their first engine components that will be installed into F135 engines for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn., during National Engineers Week from Feb. 17 through to Feb. 23. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F117 Engines Surpass 10 Million Flight Hours on C-17 Fleet
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F117 engine, the exclusive power for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, recently exceeded 10 million engine flight hours. At the same time, the C-17 exceeded 2.5 million flight hours while supporting military and humanitarian mission in support of U.S. and allied troops around the globe. … READ MORE

Transport Canada Certifies Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace and Pratt &amp; Whitney announced today that Pratt &amp; Whitney has successfully achieved Transport Canada type certification of its first PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine – the PW1500G engine that will power Bombardier's CSeries aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers United Launch Alliance Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Satellite into Orbit for NASA and U.S. Geological Survey
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled the most advanced Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft into orbit today for NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Powers Qatar's Latest Boeing C-17s
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently delivered eight F117-PW-100 engines to power two new Boeing C-17 Globemaster IIIs for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF). … READ MORE

Dean Athans to Succeed Mary Ellen Jones at The Engine Alliance
Dean Athans has been named president of the Engine Alliance, succeeding Mary Ellen Jones, who is returning to a senior leadership position at Pratt &amp; Whitney. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First 10 Engines to Boeing for India's C-17 Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first 10 F117 engines to Boeing to power a fleet of C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2013
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers United Launch Alliance Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing NASA Communications Satellite into Orbit
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS launched into the New Year today by successfully propelling NASA's first, third-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) into orbit. The mission launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global Footprint with First Manufacturing Facility in Singapore
Today Pratt &amp; Whitney Singapore Manufacturing broke ground on a new facility at the Seletar Aerospace Park. This new production facility will manufacture fan blades and high pressure turbine disks for Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final Production F119 Engine to the U.S. Air Force
Pratt &amp; Whitney Military Engines today delivered the 507th and last production F119 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its F-22 Raptor fleet. … READ MORE

Paul Adams Named Chief Operating Officer of Pratt & Whitney
Pratt &amp; Whitney today announced that Paul Adams, 51, is appointed Chief Operating Officer effective immediately and reporting to Pratt &amp; Whitney President David P. Hess. … READ MORE

Embraer Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine as Exclusive Power for Second Generation of E-Jets
Embraer today announced it has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine as the exclusive power for its new second generation of the E-Jet aircraft family. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives $300 Million Contract to Support F100 Engine Maintenance for Republic of Korea
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has received a $300 million Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract from the Republic of Korea government in support of the F100 engines powering the Republic of Korea Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters and Boeing F-15K fighters. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2012
Stellar 2012 for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Programs
As of year-end, Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced nearly 3,000 engine orders, including options, for its PurePower engine family with game-changing Geared Turbofan™ technology. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Reaches Milestone in Development of America's Next Rocket Engine for Human Spaceflight
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the last hot-fire test on the J-2X powerpack - an important step toward development of America's next rocket engine designed for human spaceflight. … READ MORE

United Technologies to Sell Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Unit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced it has reached agreement to sell its Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems unit, currently part of Pratt &amp; Whitney, to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing X-37B Test Vehicle into Orbit
The U.S. military's unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle returned to orbit today on its third mission – thanks to the proven propulsion systems provided by Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Connecticut River Cleanup
The Connecticut Department of Energy &amp; Environmental Protection (DEEP) has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney (P&amp;W) a GreenCircle Award for employee-led clean-up efforts on the East Hartford shoreline of the Connecticut River. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Singapore Engine Center Celebrates 7,000th Engine Delivery
Pratt &amp; Whitney today announced its Singapore engine center celebrated more than 30 years of operations with the milestone delivery of its 7000th overhauled engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Receive Three Cost-Sharing Contract Awards Totaling More Than $5 Million from U.S. Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne to receive a total of more than $5 million for three cost-sharing projects designed to improve the efficiency and reduce the cost of gas turbines in commercial-scale power plants. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2012
Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Variable Speed Turbine for Army Rotorcraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to research and develop an Advanced Variable-Speed Power Turbine (AVSPOT) to meet the range and lift requirements for current and future force rotorcraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates U.S. Marine Corps for World's First F-35B Lightning II Operational Squadron
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), joined today with other industry partners to celebrate and offer congratulations to the United States Marine Corps for the official stand-up and re-designation of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, the world's first operational squadron to fly the F-35B Lightning II aircraft. … READ MORE

TransAsia Airways Firms Options for Additional Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A321neo Aircraft
TransAsia Airways has converted options for six A321neo aircraft with Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines into firm orders. Pratt &amp; Whitney will now power TransAsia's order of 12 firm A321neo aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center Provides Apprentice Training Program for Shanghai Civil Aviation College
The Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center, called Shanghai Pratt &amp; Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("SEC"), a joint venture with China Eastern Airlines, recently signed an agreement with Shanghai Civil Aviation College (SCAC) to collaborate on apprenticeships and advance license training programs. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $2.3 Million Award from Department of Defense to Further Develop High-Concentration Solar Technology
The Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) office of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne approximately $2.3 million to design and develop a 200-kilowatt high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar-power field on one acre at Edwards Air Force Base in California. … READ MORE

C-17 Sustainment Team Wins Top Award for Government-Industry Partnership
The C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program (GISP) was recently awarded the 2012 Secretary of Defense "Gerald R. Beck" Performance Based Logistics (PBL) system-level Award by the Secretary of Defense. The GISP team includes Pratt &amp; Whitney, Boeing, and the U.S. Air Force. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2012
General Carrol 'Howie' Chandler Joins Pratt & Whitney
Retired United States Air Force four-star General Carrol 'Howie' Chandler recently joined Pratt &amp; Whitney as vice president, Business Development and Aftermarket Services for the company's Military Engines business. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engine for Airbus A320neo Family of Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed assembly of its first engine to test (FETT) for its PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine – the first engine to power the Airbus A320neo aircraft. Company leadership, Airbus, MTU, JAEC and employees celebrated the program milestone with a Last Bolt Ceremony at Pratt &amp; Whitney's West Palm Beach facility … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems Will Benefit Power Generating Facilities Certified for Japan's Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) announced today that its Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators will be of benefit to power generators that qualify for Japan's renewable energy feed-in tariffs (FIT), a government initiative to increase renewable power generation sources. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Signs MOU with Republic Polytechnic
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners recently signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding with Republic Polytechnic, one of Singapore's leading technical schools, aimed at training future aviation professionals … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts Modernized Navigation Satellite into Orbit
A powerful roar rumbled across Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida as Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully boosted the third Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF military navigation satellite into orbit. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $1 Million Award from U.S. Department of Energy to Advance Oxy-Combustion Technology
The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and its team members $1 million to evaluate the benefits of pressurized oxy-combustion in a fluidized bed reactor to economically capture greenhouse gases emitted by coal-fired power plants. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2012
Pratt & Whitney Signs Five New Engine Management Program Contracts
Pratt &amp; Whitney recently signed five new contracts for its Engine Management Program (EMP) service in which Pratt &amp; Whitney monitors and helps maintain customers' engine performance. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Achieves Significant Milestones
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the 500th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force. This delivery is accompanied by another significant milestone for the F119 program – more than 20 years of simulated operational service through Accelerated Mission Tests (AMTs) … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Selected for Negotiations for U.S. Air Force Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected for negotiations by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Critical Government Satellite into Orbit
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled a critical U.S. government satellite into orbit, once again demonstrating the consistency and reliability of their rocket launch propulsion systems. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Names Metal Technology Co. Ltd. Designated Service Provider for JT8D Engine Repairs
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners and Metal Technology Co. Ltd. (MTC) have signed an agreement to establish MTC as a designated service provider for Pratt &amp; Whitney JT8D engine part repairs. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Placing Radiation Belt Storm Probes into Orbit
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission into orbit … READ MORE

Paul Adams Receives American Society of Mechanical Engineering Leadership Award
Paul Adams, Pratt &amp; Whitney’s senior vice president of Operations &amp; Engineering, was named recipient of the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineering) 2012 Leadership Award … READ MORE

Hamilton Sundstrand Rocketdyne Powers ‘Curiosity’ Rover on Mars
Moments after Curiosity landed on Mars, the rover successfully began its mission to see whether the red planet has ever offered environmental conditions favorable for … READ MORE

Boeing to Further Develop Commercial Crew Space Transportation System under NASA CCiCap Award Supported by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
NASA has selected Boeing to receive $460 million in additional funding to further develop the Boeing Commercial Crew Transportation System … READ MORE

JULY 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Alabama A&M University
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne signed a NASA Mentor-Protégé Agreement with Alabama A&amp;M University. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on SkyWest, Inc. Order for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft for an order announced today by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation … READ MORE

Air Astana Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000-94” Engines in Deal Valued at $90 Million
Air Astana has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney’s PW4000-94” engine for its order of three firm and one option Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft. The contract is … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Announces GP7200 Engine Enhancements and Marks One Million Flight Hours
Today the Engine Alliance announced a series of performance and durability enhancements to the GP7200 engine applicable to new engine deliveries that will … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Airways Finalize Agreement for PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney and JetBlue Airways signed a definitive agreement for … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Exclusive Maintenance Services Agreement with Alba Star Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a memorandum of understanding … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Offers Service-Proven PW4170 Advantage70™ Engine for Airbus 240 Tonne A330 Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney will offer its PW4170 Advantage70™ engine, the most reliable and fuel efficient engine available for the A330 aircraft… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Successfully Completes First Flight Test Program
The <a href="http://www.purepowerengines.com/" target="_blank">Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine</a> successfully completed… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Broens Industries for Additional F135 Engine Work
Pratt &amp; Whitney has awarded Broens Industries a follow on purchase order to manufacture complex support equipment for the… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 40 Years of F100 Engine Power
Pratt &amp; Whitney celebrates 40 years of F100 propulsion, marking the development and delivery of its first F100 engines … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Becomes Majority Program Shareholder in IAE: Closes on Deal to Purchase Rolls-Royce Program Share in the IAE Collaboration
Pratt &amp; Whitney and IAE International Aero Engines (IAE) shareholders, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines GmbH, announced details of the June 29 closing of Pratt &amp; Whitney’s agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program… READ MORE

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a memorandum of understanding to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines… READ MORE

Cebu Pacific Air Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft
Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of… READ MORE

Shanghai Airlines Signs Three-Year Agreement for Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Programs
Shanghai Airlines has signed a three-year Pratt &amp; Whitney Engine Management Program agreement, which includes… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global JT9D Repair Network with Israel Aerospace Industries
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and Israel Aerospace Industries have signed a 10-year agreement… READ MORE

CIT and Pratt & Whitney Finalize Agreement For PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines For Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft
CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, and Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo Finalize Agreement for 300 PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney and IndiGo signed a definitive agreement for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The agreement includes… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Engines for Boeing C-17s to India
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow
Pratt &amp; Whitney will announce exciting new business and brief media on key programs during the 2012 Farnborough Airshow… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Welcomes Airbus A320 Family Assembly Line to United States
Today, Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) welcomed an Airbus announcement that it will establish a manufacturing facility… READ MORE

JUNE 2012
Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68A Engines Power Delta IV Heavy Upgrade Vehicle on Inaugural Flight
The sky rumbled and the ground shook as the three most powerful hydrogen-fueled liquid rocket engines ever built successfully boosted a U.S. government satellite into orbit… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce Close on Deal for Program Share in IAE
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, closed today on its agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program share in IAE International Aero Engines (“IAE”)… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes CCDev-2 Hot-Fire Testing on Thruster for NASA's Commercial Crew Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a service module thruster for Boeing's Commercial Space Transportation… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates the Inauguration of a New Middle East Propulsion Company Facility
The Middle East Propulsion Company (MEPC), a joint venture between Pratt &amp; Whitney’s parent company United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), Saudi Arabian Airlines, Mohawearean Aviation Services Company and MTU Aero Engines… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Atlas V Upper Stage, Orbiting Critical Satellite for U.S. Government
In another awesome display of consistent and reliable rocket launch propulsion, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and RD AMROSS successfully propelled a critical U.S. government satellite into orbit. The spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global Network with South African Airways Technical
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and South African Airways Technical (SAAT) have signed an agreement to perform JT9D-7R4G2 repair work at SAAT’s Johannesburg facility… READ MORE

PWPS Announces New FT8 Depot Facility with Iberia Airlines in Madrid, Spain
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems announced today at the POWER-GEN Europe exhibition that Iberia Maintenance, the Maintenance and Engineering division of Iberia Airlines, has been selected to provide depot support… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and the Italian Air Force Celebrate the Successful F-16 'Peace Caesar' and F100 Fleet Management Programs
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Italian Air Force celebrated the highly successful Peace Caesar F-16 lease program and supporting Pratt &amp; Whitney F100 Fleet Management Program during the F-16 departure ceremony on May 23… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign Definitive Agreement for PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft Family
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Russia’s Irkut Corporation today signed a definitive agreement to offer the Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine on Irkut’s MC-21 family of aircraft. This secures the PurePower engine as the only western powerplant offered on the new narrow body program… READ MORE

Paul Adams Inducted Into Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering; Gives Keynote Address on ‘Disruptive’ PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Technology
Paul Adams, Pratt &amp; Whitney’s senior vice president of Operations &amp; Engineering, was recently inducted into the distinguished Connecticut Academy of Science &amp; Engineering (CASE) for his outstanding contributions to jet propulsion technology… READ MORE

MAY 2012
Pratt & Whitney launches PurePulse™ waterjet technology
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company today announced it is launching a new service called PurePulse™ waterjet technology. This closed-loop, forced pulse waterjet system is a patented way to strip chrome… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Establishes Engineering Center of Excellence at Iowa State University
Pratt &amp; Whitney has established a strategic research partnership with Iowa State University to improve gas turbine engine technology for aerospace applications… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives Healthy Air Ambassador Corporate Award for Commitment to Clean Air and Healthy Lungs
The New England chapter of the American Lung Association has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney (P&amp;W) the Healthy Air Ambassador Corporate Award for demonstrating a commitment to clean air through environmentally sound practices… READ MORE

Monarch Air Commits to Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions with Pratt & Whitney’s EcoFlight™ Solutions
Monarch Airlines selected Pratt &amp; Whitney’s fuel conservation program, EcoFlight Solutions, reaching a 5-year agreement. The EcoFlight Solutions team has already commenced work with Monarch Airlines to develop… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Orbits Critical Communications Satellite for U.S. Military
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne upperstage propulsion successfully orbited the second in a series of Advanced Extremely High-Frequency (AEHF) communications satellites for the U.S. military… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Takes to the Skies: Begins First Flight Test Program
The Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed its first flight on April 30, launching the engine family’s flight test program. The PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 50th F135 Engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Pratt &amp; Whitney has successfully delivered the 50th production F135 engine – powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II – to the U.S. Department of Defense. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Automation Recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for 100 Percent On-Time Delivery and Quality
Pratt &amp; Whitney Automation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received supplier recognition from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for their 100 percent on-time delivery with perfect quality during 2011… READ MORE

Turboden enters UK market with two Organic Rankine Cycle biomass power plants
Turboden recently entered the UK market with awards for two biomass-fueled Combined Cooling, Heat and Power plants for two of the country’s most well known institutions - British Sky Broadcasting and Heathrow Airport. Both will receive clean, carbon-neutral power… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean… READ MORE

APRIL 2012
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' Turkish Engine Center Delivers 100th Overhauled Engine to Turkish Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners' Turkish Engine Center recently celebrated delivery of its 100th overhauled CFM56® engine to… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Celebrates Commissioning of Commercial-Scale Prototype Dry Solids Pump to Provide High-Efficiency, Low-Emission Gasification
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the commissioning of a commercial-scale dry-solids pump – a revolutionary feed system integrated with PWR’s compact gasifier to efficiently gasify coal, petcoke and other solid fuels… READ MORE

GP7200 Engines Recognized for Fuel Consumption Benefit
Airbus recently revised its performance handbook to indicate that GP7200-powered A380 aircraft have been demonstrating fuel consumption levels… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Successfully Boost Government Payload Into Space
The sky rumbled with the sound of a rocket launch today as Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne once again demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems with the successful lift-off of a critical satellite for the U.S. government… READ MORE

MARCH 2012
Pratt & Whitney and Boeing Representatives Sign Engine Contract to Power U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker
Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt &amp; Whitney’s Military Engines division, and Maureen Dougherty, Boeing vice president and program manager, KC-46 Tanker Program, hosted a ceremonial engine contract signing event today at Boeing’s Tanker… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes Latest Hot-Fire Test on Launch Abort Engine for Boeing’s CST-100 spacecraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, successfully completed a full-mission duration hot-fire test on a Launch Abort Engine (LAE) for Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Highlight Importance of Waste Heat-to-Power Solutions
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, will host the California “Waste Heat to Power Road Show.” The three-day event will include… READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers 200th Mission of Centaur Rocket, Places Communications Satellite for U.S. Navy into Orbit
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne once again demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems by successfully powering the Centaur upper-stage rocket on its 200th mission and placing the first in a series of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications satellites for the U.S. Navy into orbit… READ MORE

Gearing Up for Certification: PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Test Program Progressing Rapidly
Continuing its engine certification program, Pratt &amp; Whitney has initiated certification icing testing for its PurePower PW1524G engine that will power the Bombardier* Cseries* aircraft family. The company anticipates completing engine certification by the end of 2012. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes J-2X Powerpack Test
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the first in a series of powerpack hot-fire tests on the J-2X engine, which is being developed for NASA to power humans further into space than ever before. Powerpack tests are designed to evaluate the full range of operating conditions of the engine's components during flight… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Signs Maintenance Agreements with Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney for a Fleet Management Program agreement and a part repair agreement to provide maintenance for the airline's Pratt &amp; Whitney-powered aircraft engines and engine parts. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Teaches Singapore Polytechnic Students to Power the Future
Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Pratt &amp; Whitney signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today enabling students to participate in an Overseas Industrial Training Program (OITP) at Pratt &amp; Whitney’s Customer Training Center in China… READ MORE

Go Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family
Go Airlines (GoAir), a leading provider of low fare services in the growing Indian aviation market, has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 72 firm A320neo aircraft. The agreement represents 144 firm PW1100G-JM engines… READ MORE

TransAsia Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft
TransAsia Airways has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of six firm and six option A321neo aircraft. The deal includes a 10-year PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement for 27 engines, including spare and option engines… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Begins Construction on New Seletar Aerospace Park Facility
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners has begun construction on the company's new facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Powers Learning with National Formosa University Students
National Formosa University (NFU) and Pratt &amp; Whitney signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement allows NFU students to participate in a well-designed curriculum for commercial engine maintenance as well as other professional training at Pratt &amp; Whitney’s Customer Training Center… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from Sichuan Airlines Valued at US$80 Million
Sichuan Airlines has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power eight new A320 series aircraft. The order includes a long-term aftermarket services agreement. The deal is valued at approximately $80 million for Pratt &amp; Whitney. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from ICBC Valued at US$100 Million
ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC), has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power its fleet of 15 new A320 series aircraft. The deal is valued at US$100 million for Pratt &amp; Whitney. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney’s F135 Engine Exceeds 20,000 Hours Powering the F-35
Pratt &amp; Whitney’s F135 engine—exclusively powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II—exceeded 20,000 total engine hours while powering the fleet of F-35 flight test aircraft, including 17,700 ground test hours and 2,500 flight test hours. This marks yet another milestone for Pratt &amp; Whitney… READ MORE

F119 Achieves Significant Milestone Powering the F-22; 200,000 Flight Hours Logged During Safest Engine Introduction in USAF History
Pratt &amp; Whitney’s F119, the world’s first fifth-generation engine and the predecessor to the F135, has surpassed the 200,000 flight hour milestone powering Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor. This milestone recognizes the F119 as a fully mature engine. In addition, the F119 has demonstrated the safest and most reliable introduction of a fighter engine in United States Air Force history… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award
The Boeing Company has recognized Pratt &amp; Whitney as a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award winner. Boeing issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Pratt &amp; Whitney maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2010 to Sept. 30, 2011. This is the second consecutive year that Pratt &amp; Whitney has received the honor… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' TOS Facility Celebrates 30th Anniversary
2012 marks 30 years since the formation of Turbine Overhaul Services (TOS), a Singapore-based joint venture between Pratt &amp; Whitney and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Limited (ST Aerospace). Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Wins $200 Million PW4000 Advantage70™ Engine Order from Korean Air
Korean Air selected Pratt &amp; Whitney’s PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power five new Airbus A330 aircraft. The agreement, valued at approximately $200 million, represents 10 firm PW4170 engines. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… READ MORE

Asiana Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney Fleet Management Program
Asiana Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney for a Fleet Management Program agreement to provide engine maintenance for three of the airline's Pratt &amp; Whitney-powered aircraft. Pratt &amp; Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives Maintenance Contract to Support F100 Engines for Royal Jordanian Air Force
Pratt &amp; Whitney has received a $19.2 million Material Management Program (MMP) contract with three, one-year options from the United States Air Force in support of F100-PW-220E engines powering the Royal Jordanian Air Force fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters… READ MORE

Hawaiian Airlines Awarded First Ever Aviation Carbon Credits Using Pratt & Whitney’s EcoPower® Engine Wash
Hawaiian Airlines, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), was today awarded the first ever aviation-based carbon credit. The credits are Verified Carbon Units, issued under the requirements of the Verified Carbon Standard using a new methodology developed by Pratt &amp; Whitney… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the Singapore Air Show
Pratt &amp; Whitney will announce new business and brief media on key programs during the 2012 Singapore Air Show. The current Pratt &amp; Whitney media event schedule is below… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Agreement for Commercial-Scale Gasification Demonstration Plant in China
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne has signed a negotiation framework agreement with two energy industry leaders to design, construct and operate a commercial-scale advanced gasification demonstration plant in China’s central eastern Henan Province. The agreement is a key step toward commercializing technology designed to lower the cost of coal gasification… READ MORE

JANUARY 2012
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Power the Rocket Boosting the Latest Communications Satellite for U.S. Department of Defense
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems by successfully boosting the fourth in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellites to increase communications capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense. The mission launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $194M F135 Long-Lead Production Contract
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney a $194,097,296 long-lead production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. The low rate initial production (LRIP) contract covers long-lead materials for the sixth lot of F135 engines, and provides Pratt &amp; Whitney the ability to start procuring long-lead items for production engines… READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Awarded Contract for F135 Engine Production Worth Up To $1.12B
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney an undefinitized contract award (UCA) not to exceed $1,122,306,649 for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. Pratt &amp; Whitney and the DoD have reached a tentative agreement on key terms for the low rate initial production (LRIP) 5 contract which contains fixed-price and cost-plus incentive fee elements… READ MORE

DECEMBER 2011
Pratt & Whitney Receives Engine Contract for Boeing C-17s Sold to India
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received a contract to produce the first four F117-PW-100 engines that will power the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III for the Indian Air Force. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines Selected for JetBlue's Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family
JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 40 firm A320neo family aircraft. The MOU includes 86 PurePower engines with a long-term PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center Delivers 100th Overhauled Engine to Shanghai Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners' Shanghai Engine Center today delivered its 100th overhauled CFM56® engine to Shanghai Airlines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Provide Sonelgaz with 18 MOBILEPAC Turbogenerators for Peaking Power Needs
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) announced today at the POWER-GEN International tradeshow a contract with Compagnie de l'Engineering de l'Electricite et du Gaz (CEEG), a subsidiary of Sonelgaz, to supply eighteen FT8® MOBILEPAC® self-contained gas turbine-powered electric generating units for a number of locations in Algeria. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Developing an FT4000 SWIFTPAC® Next-Generation Industrial Gas Turbine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems today announced the development of its latest aeroderivative industrial gas turbine, the FT4000 SWIFTPAC®, at the POWER-GEN International tradeshow. … READ MORE

Geared For Success: Landmark Year for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney has surpassed the milestone of receiving orders - including options - for more than 2,000 PurePower Geared Turbofan engines while completing more than 1,250 hours and 2,800 cycles of full engine testing for its first two applications. … READ MORE

Geared For Success: Landmark Year for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney has surpassed the milestone of receiving orders - including options - for more than 2,000 PurePower Geared Turbofan engines while completing more than 1,250 hours and 2,800 cycles of full engine testing for its first two applications. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2011
Pratt & Whitney Powers Flight of Second Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System for U.S. Navy
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the second Northrop Grumman X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts Latest Mars Rover to the Red Planet
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated the consistent reliability of its power and propulsion systems by successfully boosting the Mars Science Laboratory rover, which will travel to the red planet to assess its habitability. … READ MORE

PurePower® PW1000G Geared Turbofan™ Engine Named to TIME Magazine's '50 Best Inventions of 2011'
TIME Magazine has named Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® PW1000G engine as one of "The 50 Best Inventions of 2011," describing it as "the most important development in aviation in 2011." … READ MORE

ALAFCO Opts for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family
Alafco Aviation Lease and Finance Co. KSCC (ALAFCO) selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2017. … READ MORE

Qatar Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family
Qatar Airways has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. … READ MORE

PurePower® Engines Surpass 1,000 Hours of Full Engine Testing
Pratt &amp; Whitney has successfully completed more than 1,000 hours of full engine testing on its PurePower engines for its first two applications – the PW1500G engine series for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft and the PW1200G engine series for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and NASA Complete Hot-Fire Test on J-2X Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and NASA successfully completed a 500-second duration hot-fire test on NASA's J-2X engine, a key step in demonstrating the propulsion system's ability to power humans further into space than ever before. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Waste Heat-to-Power Organic Rankine Cycle Solutions Now Eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, announced today that its broad offering of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators are now eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Powers Successful Sea Trials for F-35 Program
Sea trials have concluded for the F-35B Lightning II's Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft. Flying under the power of Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 propulsion system, two STOVL variants conducted 72 short takeoffs and vertical landings, for a total of 260 vertical landings in the program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney EcoFlight Solutions Signs Exclusive Software Licensing Agreement With Aviaso
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), and Flight Sciences International have signed an exclusive software licensing agreement with Aviaso, an international software company developing products exclusively for the aviation industry, to provide innovative data analysis software for EcoFlight™ Solutions. … READ MORE

Wood Group GTS Forms Strategic Alliance with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems for 'F' Technology Services
Wood Group GTS (GTS) has entered into a strategic alliance with Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) to jointly service the GE Frame 7FA industrial gas turbine aftermarket. Under this alliance GTS has been granted an exclusive 10 year licence for sale and distribution of PWPS manufactured combustion hardware, hot gas path components and high technology repair services. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2011
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Test New Liquid Propulsion System in Support of Protecting the U.S. and Europe from Regional Threats
The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne a $14 million contract to test new liquid-propulsion technologies that could be used to help intercept incoming ballistic missiles. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Satellite to Study Atmosphere and Sea-Surface Temperatures
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated its continued support of NASA and the scientific community by successfully boosting the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) … READ MORE

Air China Completes First Sustainable Biofuel Flight Using Pratt & Whitney PW4000 94-inch Engines
Air China, in partnership with Boeing, Honeywell UOP, the Civil Aviation Administration of China, PetroChina and Pratt &amp; Whitney, today completed a demonstration flight using a sustainable biofuel derived from biomass grown in China. … READ MORE

APR Energy Enters Strategic Partnership with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems
APR Energy plc (APR) and Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) today announced a strategic partnership to jointly address global temporary power needs and to increase the availability of mobile turbines for temporary power solutions. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Systems Successfully Maneuver Missile Defense Interceptors to Destroy Ballistic Missile Targets
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne's Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor successfully positioned missile defense interceptors to simultaneously destroy two short-range ballistic missile targets in a demonstration of the weapon system's ability to help protect troops and other U.S. interests around the world. … READ MORE

Clarification Statement on IAE Commercial Production
IAE today is clarifying its expectations on future production for the V2500 engine following a recent news report that mischaracterized the consortium's plans. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Dedicates F-35 Lightning II Aircraft Models to Employees at Conn. Facility
Pratt &amp; Whitney dedicated three F-35 Lightning II aircraft models to its employees during a ceremony at its main Connecticut plant yesterday. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce Announce Restructuring of IAE Collaboration and New Partnership to Develop Next Generation Engines for Mid-Size Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, are pleased to announce a restructure of their participation in IAE International Aero Engines AG (IAE), which produces the V2500 engine for the A320 family of aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Extends to Business Jet Market
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed its first environmentally-friendly EcoPower engine wash on a Dassault Falcon 2000EX. This first engine wash signifies that this environmentally-friendly service is now available for all business jet aircraft in addition to large commercial and military aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Invites PT6A and Turbofan Customers to Attend M&O Sessions at NBAA 2011
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its PT6A engines and PW300, PW500 and PW600 turbofan engines to attend maintenance and overhaul (M&amp;O) sessions during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Las Vegas. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to Supply Critical Hardware for Concentrated Solar Power Towers for Clean, Reliable Electricity
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne has received a contract from SolarReserve to supply critical hardware for its first commercial-scale power tower project with fully integrated energy storage. … READ MORE

First PurePower® PW1200G Engine Concludes Ground Testing
Ground testing of Pratt &amp; Whitney's first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – recently concluded. The engine, the first of an eight-engine validation and certification program, completed more than 300 hours and 1,100 cycles. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2011
Pratt & Whitney, JAEC and MTU to Collaborate on PurePower® PW1100G-JM for Airbus A320neo Program
Today, Pratt &amp; Whitney, Japan Aero Engines Corporation (JAEC) and MTU Aero Engines AG announced they will collaborate to provide the PurePower PW1100G-JM engine for the A320neo program. … READ MORE

Wizz Air Selects Pratt & Whitney's Environmental Friendly EcoPower® Engine Wash
Wizz Air has signed a long-term agreement to use Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash system on its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs FMP® Agreement with DRF Luftrettung
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (CSC Europe) signed a 13-year Fleet Management Program (FMP®) agreement with DRF Luftrettung of Germany for comprehensive maintenance support of its PW206B2 engines. … READ MORE

Cargolux Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Program
Cargolux Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney for an Engine Management Program agreement providing on-wing engine health monitoring. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Continues Tests on Department of Defense, NASA Engines
In an impressive display of power and technology, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on the certified RS-68A engine, the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Eastern Order Valued at $400 Million
China Eastern Airlines has awarded IAE International Aero Engines an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 50 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada and AVIC Engine Holdings Create New MRO Facility in China for Civil-Certified PT6A and PW100 Series Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) and China Aviation Engine Holdings Corporation Ltd. (AVIC Engine Holdings) today announced the creation of a new joint venture to be located in Zhuzhou, Province of Hunan, People's Republic of China. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine Completes First Flight Test Program
The Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1500G engine, the PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft, completed its first flight test program logging 25 flights with 115 flight hours. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Donates $1 Million and Twin Wasp Engine to National World War II Museum; Dave Hess Joins Board of Trustees
Pratt &amp; Whitney has donated $1 million to the National World War II Museum to help tell the story of America's experience in the war that changed the world. In addition to the monetary pledge, the company is donating a Twin Wasp R-1830-90D, an engine that powered several different World War II aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Twin Satellites to Study the Moon
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of NASA and space exploration by successfully boosting the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft, which scientists will use to unlock the mysteries of the Moon. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center Delivers First Overhauled Engine to Overseas Customer
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners' Shanghai Engine Center recently delivered its first overhauled CFM56® engine to Jetstar Pacific Airlines. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2011
PHOTO: Pratt & Whitney-Powered F-15C Departs
A Pratt &amp; Whitney-powered F-15C Eagle from the Massachusetts Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Wing departs Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., on Aug. 12. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives Above & Beyond Award For Support of Employees in National Guard and Reserves
Pratt &amp; Whitney's North Berwick facility has been awarded the Above &amp; Beyond award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve as an employer who has gone above and beyond the legal requirements for granting leave and providing support for military duty by their employees. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Amercon Receives OSHA Voluntary Protection Plan STAR Designation
Pratt &amp; Whitney Amercon has been designated as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) STAR facility by the U. S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for reaching high standards in employee and facility safety practices. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Extends to Helicopter Market
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed its first EcoPower engine washes on a U.S. Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter at Naval Base Coronado, Calif. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Enhanced F100 Engine Powers First F-16 Delivery to Royal Moroccan Air Force
The Royal Moroccan Air Force unveiled the first four of 24 Pratt &amp; Whitney-powered F-16 aircraft in a ceremony on August 4 at Ben Guerrir Air Base in Marrakech, Morocco. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Launches Juno Spacecraft on Mission to Study Planet Jupiter
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne demonstrated its continued support of NASA by successfully boosting the Juno spacecraft on its mission to study planet Jupiter. … READ MORE

JULY 2011
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Bids Farewell to the Space Shuttle Program, Encourages Plan for Future Human Spaceflight
Space Shuttle Atlantis touched down at NASA Kennedy Space Center, officially bringing an end to the nation's space shuttle program and a 30-year legacy of boosting astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Purchases Remaining Japan Turbine Technologies Shares from Japan Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners has purchased Japan Airlines' stake in Japan Turbine Technologies, a commercial gas turbine engine part repair facility. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Next Generation J-2X Upper-Stage Engine for Future Human Spaceflight Successfully Begins Demonstration Testing
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne has successfully completed a chill test and 1.9 second ignition test of NASA's J-2X engine at John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Again Demonstrates its Large-Payload Lift Capability by Boosting Latest Navigation Satellite
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne again demonstrated its large payload lift capabilities by successfully boosting the second GPS- IIF2 navigation satellite for the U.S. government launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Final Flight to International Space Station
In an awesome display of technology and immense power that capped a 30-year legacy of boosting orbiters into space, three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the program's final flight to the International Space Station (ISS). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines To Power Final Flight to International Space Station
Three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) will power the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the program's final flight to the International Space Station (ISS) – just as NASA prepares to hot-fire test the new J-2X upper-stage rocket engine developed by Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne. … READ MORE

JUNE 2011
Pratt & Whitney Signs Exclusive Maintenance Agreement with Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed an exclusive maintenance services agreement with Jetstar Pacific Airlines to provide engine overhaul services on the airline's fleet of CFM56-3 engines. … READ MORE

IndiGo Selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash
IndiGo has signed a long-term agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney to use the company's environmentally responsible EcoPower® engine wash service on the airline's fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Named Frost & Sullivan Engine OEM of the Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has received the 2011 Frost &amp; Sullivan Asia Pacific Aerospace &amp; Defense Award for Engine OEM of the Year. The award category is for engines below 20,000 pounds of thrust used in the general, business and regional aviation sectors. … READ MORE

ABX Air Signs Agreement for Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash Service
ABX Air, Inc. has signed an exclusive three-year agreement for Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … READ MORE

BA CityFlyer Selects Pratt & Whitney's Environmentally Friendly EcoPower® Engine Wash
BA CityFlyer has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's patented EcoPower engine wash service for its fleet of Embraer 170 and Embraer 190SR efficiency jets. … READ MORE

Monarch Airlines to Further Reduce Carbon Footprint with Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash
Monarch, the scheduled leisure airline, has signed an exclusive three-year agreement for Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and U.S. Air Force Initiate First F119 Engine Overhaul
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the U.S. Air Force have begun to overhaul the first F119 engine to reach its mid-life inspection at the F119 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) located at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine Flies Maiden Flight; Begins Flight Test Program
The Pratt &amp; Whitney PW1500G engine took to the skies for its first flight on June 20, launching the engine family's first flight test program. The PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft flew its maiden flight on Pratt &amp; Whitney's 747SP flying test bed at Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's Mirabel Aerospace Centre. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1500G Engines on Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Order for Undisclosed Major Network Carrier
Pratt &amp; Whitney will power 10 firm and up to 6 option CS100 CSeries* aircraft ordered by an undisclosed major network carrier. … READ MORE

CIT Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines to Power Up to 50 Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family
CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, today announced from the 49th International Paris Air Show that CIT Aerospace has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines for its order of the Airbus A320neo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Air Austral Finalizes Purchase and Fleet Management Agreements with Engine Alliance
Air Austral and the Engine Alliance have finalized agreements for the purchase of GP7200 engines and a 10-year Fleet Management Agreement to cover the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines that will power Air Austral's two A380 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1500G Engines on up to 30 Bombardier CSeries Aircraft for Korean Air
Pratt &amp; Whitney will power up to 30 Bombardier CSeries®* aircraft based on a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed by Korean Air. The LOI covers 10 firm and 10 option aircraft, as well as purchase rights for an additional 10. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Expands Maintenance Coverage for INAER
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (P&amp;WC CSC Europe), a joint venture of Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) and MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, significantly expanded a Fleet Management Program (FMP®) contract with INAER. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Hits 500,000 In-Service Flight Hours; Nears Third Anniversary of Entry Into Service
The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another milestone, reaching 500,000 revenue flight hours in June. … READ MORE

Malaysia Airlines to Further Reduce Carbon Footprint with Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash
Malaysia Airlines has signed an exclusive five-year agreement for Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … READ MORE

United Arab Emirates Air Force Receives First Pratt & Whitney-powered C-17 Aircraft
The United Arab Emirates Air Force recently received its first C-17 Globemaster III, powered exclusively by four Pratt &amp; Whitney F117 engines. The UAE Air Force is slated to receive a total of six C-17s by 2012. … READ MORE

U.S. Air Force and Pratt & Whitney Complete First F117 Overhaul at Oklahoma Maintenance Facility
With the assistance of Pratt &amp; Whitney representatives, Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla., recently completed repairs on the first F117 engine at the base's new F117 Heavy Maintenance Center. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F135 Spare Engine to Eglin Air Force Base for F-35 Training Operations
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the first F135 spare engine to the U.S. Air Force at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to support F-35 Lightning II training operations to begin this summer. … READ MORE

India To Acquire C-17s Exclusively Powered By Pratt & Whitney F117 Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that India's Ministry of Defence has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters exclusively powered by four Pratt &amp; Whitney F117 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne J-2X Engine for NASA's Future Human Spaceflight Ready for Test
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne completed assembly of the first J-2X upper-stage engine for NASA's next era of human spaceflight in preparation for demonstration testing expected to begin this month at Stennis Space Center, Miss. … READ MORE

Virgin Atlantic Airways to Further Reduce Carbon Footprint with Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower® Engine Wash
Virgin Atlantic Airways has agreed to extend its contract for Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service through 2011. … READ MORE

All Nippon Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4074D Engines in $230 Million Deal
All Nippon Airways has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PW4074D engines to power five new Boeing 777 aircraft. The agreement represents 10 firm PW4074D engines and is valued at $230 million at list prices. … READ MORE

Onur Air Selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash to Reduce Fuel Burn and CO2 Emissions
Onur Air signed a three-year exclusive agreement for Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service for its fleet of A300, A320 and A330 aircraft. … READ MORE

GMG Airlines Sign Maintenance Service Agreement with Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners
GMG Airlines and Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners have signed an exclusive maintenance services agreement. … READ MORE

El Al Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney's Environmental Friendly EcoPower® Engine Wash
El Al Airlines signed a long-term agreement to use Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash system. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Order for ANI Group Holdings LTD
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide power for 5 firm Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft ordered by ANI Group Holdings LTD as part of a contract announced today. The agreement represents 10 firm PW1200G engines for the aircraft with a PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and International Lease Finance Corporation Finalize Agreement for PurePower® PW1100G Engines on Airbus A320neo Order
Pratt &amp; Whitney and International Lease Finance Corporation signed a definitive agreement concerning engines for up to 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft ordered by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) as part of an order announced in early March. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of Gulf Air Order Valued at $60 Million
Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, has selected IAE International Aero Engines to power six Airbus A321 aircraft. The value to Pratt &amp; Whitney of the order and aftermarket agreement is approximately $60 million. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Southern Order Valued at $250 Million
China Southern Airlines has awarded IAE International Aero Engines an order for 65 SelectOneTM engines, bringing the total number of V2500-powered China Southern aircraft in service to 177. The agreement also includes a long-term IAE engine maintenance agreement. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Completes Performance Tests on Compact Gasifier
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the last in a series of performance tests on its compact gasifier, making the technology ready for implementation in a demonstration plant. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Dassault Aviation in Celebrating Delivery of 500th PW307A Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) delivered its 500th PW307A engine to Dassault Aviation on June 1, 2011. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Engine Diagnostic Tool for PW300 Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) recently launched an engine diagnostic tool, powered by CaseBank's SpotLight®, for its PW300 engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins in Launch of Aerosud's First Indigenous Turboprop Civil Certified Aircraft in Africa
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is powering the first indigenous turboprop civil certified aircraft in Africa with the unparalleled P&amp;WC PT6A engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Provides Power Solutions to APR Energy for Earthquake-Affected Japan
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems is supplying the temporary power generation company, APR Energy (APR) with mobile power generation equipment that will be used to alleviate electric power shortfalls in Japan resulting from the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake and associated tsunami that recently devastated the country. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the Paris Air Show
Pratt &amp; Whitney will announce exciting new business and brief media on key programs during the 2011 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne J-2X Engine for NASA's Future Human Spaceflight Ready for Test
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne completed assembly of the first J-2X upper-stage engine for NASA's next era of human spaceflight in preparation for demonstration testing expected to begin this month at Stennis Space Center, Miss. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Satellite Designed to Measure Salt Concentrations in World Oceans
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of NASA and the scientific community by successfully boosting an international spacecraft designed to measure the concentration of salt on ocean surfaces. … READ MORE

MAY 2011
Korean Air Celebrates Delivery of First GP7200-powered A380 Aircraft
Today Korean Air celebrated the delivery of its first GP7200-powered Airbus A380 aircraft at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. Korean Air has ordered a total of 10 A380s and will begin operating the aircraft in June. … READ MORE

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1217G Engine Testing Begins
Ground testing of Pratt &amp; Whitney's first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – is well under way. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $1.13B Contract for F135 Engine Production
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney a $1.13 billion contract for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Space Shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station
Three Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-134 to deliver a permanent experiment module to the International Space Station that will allow scientists to study anti-matter in the universe. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Enhanced PW308C Engine for Dassault's Falcon 2000S
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has launched an enhanced PW308C engine for Dassault's new Falcon 2000S business jet. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Engine Diagnostic Tool for PW100 Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) today officially launched an engine diagnostic tool, powered by Spotlight®, for its PW100 engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Boosts Early-Warning Missile Detection System into Orbit
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its ongoing commitment to national defense by boosting into orbit the U.S. military's first Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO 1) for early-warning missile detection. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F135 Engine for Low Rate Initial Production Lot 3
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the first F135 engine for low rate initial production (LRIP) 3 to the U.S. Government for the F-35 Lightning II program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates Mirabel Aerospace Centre Grand Opening
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) today officially inaugurated the company's new Mirabel Aerospace Centre located at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport in Quebec, Canada. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates Museum Installation of JSF119 Engine at Smithsonian Institution
Pratt &amp; Whitney announced yesterday that its JSF119 propulsion system has been installed by the Smithsonian Institution at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. … READ MORE

APRIL 2011
Pratt & Whitney Signs MOU with COMAC for China Aviation Leadership Training Program
Today, Pratt &amp; Whitney, on behalf of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with COMAC, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, for cooperation on leadership training for senior executives and mid-level management, project management training and Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) training. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68A Engine Configuration Meets All Customer Requirements for Flight
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the Design Certification Review for the upgraded RS-68A engine configuration, demonstrating the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine has met all requirements to power heavy-lift vehicles into space. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Support Boeing to Mature the Design of the CST-100 Spacecraft's Integrated Service Module and Launch Abort Propulsion System
The Boeing Company has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne to help mature the design of its Service Module and integrated Launch Abort propulsion system for the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Launches Spacecraft for U.S. Government
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of national security by helping to boost into orbit a spacecraft for the U.S. government. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Launches PureSolution(SM) Services for PurePower® Engine Family
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today the launch of PureSolutionSM services, the company's new flexible maintenance plan designed exclusively for its PurePower® engine family. … READ MORE

Lufthansa Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family
Lufthansa has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines for its order of 30 aircraft in the A320neo family. The order approved by Lufthansa's supervisory board on March 16 still requires contract closure with Airbus. … READ MORE

MARCH 2011
Pratt & Whitney Receives Maintenance Contract Extension to Support F100 Engines for Italian Air Force
Pratt &amp; Whitney has received a $6.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to extend its fleet management program for F100-PW-220E engines powering the Italian Air Force's F-16 fighters. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Hot Section Demonstrates Full-Life Capability
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F119 engine powering the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor, successfully reached its first hot section full-life capability of 4,325 total accumulated cycles (TACs), during a recent mission at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. … READ MORE

IndiGo Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines for Airbus A320neo Order: One of the Largest Orders in Recent Aviation History
IndiGo has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines to power its fleet of 150 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The decision represents 300 firm PW1100G engines with options for additional engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1200G Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet
Pratt &amp; Whitney completed assembly on the first PurePower PW1217G engine to test for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft. The engine, rated at 17,000 pounds of thrust, is the third PurePower PW1000G series engine to complete assembly. … READ MORE

Five Pratt & Whitney Engineers Honored as Distinguished Engineers of the Year By Hartford ASME for Their Work on the F135 Engine for the F-35 Fighter
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn. during National Engineers Week. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Hot-Fire Tests Launch Abort Demonstration Engine for Boeing's CST-100 Spacecraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests of the Bantam demonstration engine for an innovative "pusher" launch abort system on The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft. The launch abort engine is a critical component of future commercial crew transportation to low-Earth orbit. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Boosts Government Satellite into Orbit
In another display of its commitment to national security, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today successfully helped boost a satellite for the U.S. government from Cape Canaveral Air Force station, Fla. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1100G Engines on Airbus A320neo Order for International Lease Finance Corporation
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide power for up to 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft ordered by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) as part of a contract announced today. The agreement includes 120 firm PurePower PW1100G engines for 60 aircraft and options for up to 80 engines for the additional 40 aircraft with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2016. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Demonstrates First RS-68A Production Engine is Ready for Flight
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of Hardware Acceptance Reviews on the first RS-68A production rocket engine, validating the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine is ready to power a heavy-lift vehicle into space in support of national security. … READ MORE

Etihad Airways and the Engine Alliance Finalize GP7200 Engine and Fleet Management Agreements
Etihad Airways and the Engine Alliance have signed agreements for the purchase of the GP7200 engines to power its fleet of 10 Airbus A380 aircraft and for a long-term Fleet Management Agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Med-Trans Corporation in Celebrating Delivery of Milestone 1,000th PW206B2 Engine Aboard EC135P2 Helicopters
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) presented Med-Trans Corporation (Med-Trans) with a commemorative plaque at a ceremony here today marking the delivery of the 1,000th PW206B2 engine aboard Eurocopter's EC135P2 helicopter. … READ MORE

VIH Aviation Group Ltd. Chooses P&WC-Powered AgustaWestland AW139 Helicopters Signs Long-Term Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan Contract
VIH Aviation Group Ltd. has purchased 10 AgustaWestland 139 AW139 helicopters powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC's) PT6C-67C engines and has signed a long-term Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan contract with P&amp;WC, which covers the overhaul and repair of the engines. … READ MORE

PHI Inc Chooses P&WC-Powered AgustaWestland AW139 Helicopters Signs Long-Term Engine Service Agreement for PT6C-67C Engines
PHI Inc (NASDAQ: PHII, PHIIK), a leading provider of helicopter transportation and related services to a diverse customer group that includes the oil and gas industries, has purchased 10 AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC's) PT6C-67C engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers First PT6C-67E Production Engine for the Eurocopter EC175 Helicopter
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has delivered its first PT6C-67E production engine for the Eurocopter EC175 helicopter, a medium-size utility helicopter for multi-role civilian and parapublic applications. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates Swedish Police Squadron 40,000-hour Milestone
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has joined with aircraft maintenance company Patria Helicopters AB to mark an important milestone reached by the helicopter squadron of the Swedish Police. EC135P2 helicopters operated by the Squadron and equipped with P&amp;WC's PW206B2 engines have now recorded a remarkable 40,000 in-flight hours. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers Launch of U.S. Military Orbital Test Vehicle
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, demonstrating its continued support for the nation's long-term goals of affordable, responsive and routine space exploration. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First JT8D-219 Engine for Re-engined Joint STARS Aircraft
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2011
Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Powers First Flight of Production F-35 Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) production engine powered the successful first flight of a production F-35 aircraft on Friday, Feb. 25. This milestone marks the introduction of Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 production engines into service. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Parts and Cargo Module to the International Space Station
Three Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on Mission STS-133 to deliver spare parts and a modified cargo transfer module that will be permanently attached to the International Space Station (ISS) to provide additional storage space. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne X-51A WaveRider Team Vies for Collier Trophy
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne is among seven nominees competing for one of the most prestigious awards in aerospace, the National Aeronautic Association's (NAA) Robert J. Collier Trophy. Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne is being nominated as part of the team that powered the hypersonic X-51A WaveRider vehicle last May in the longest-ever supersonic combustion ramjet (scramjet) powered flight. … READ MORE

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Completes Initial Ground Tests, Exceeds Expectations
Pratt &amp; Whitney successfully completed initial ground testing on its first PurePower® PW1000G series engine, the PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft. The engine completed nearly 200 hours of ground tests at the company's West Palm Beach, Fla. facility. … READ MORE

All Nippon Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney for Long-term Maintenance and Materials Agreement Valued at $1 Billion
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced today the signing of a 10-year part repair and material management agreement valued at more than $1 billion. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F117 Engine Exceeds 8 Million Flight Hours
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F117 engine, the exclusive power for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, recently exceeded 8 million engine flight hours. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Propulsion System Successfully Powers First Flight of X-47B Navy-Northrop Grumman Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration Program
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the Navy / Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Order for Trans States Holdings
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for 50 firm and up to 50 options for new Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft ordered by Trans States Holdings as part of a contract announced today. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2011
Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Receives Order for Three PURECYCLE® Systems from NRG Enerji in Turkey
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) is breaking into the Turkish renewable energy market with the sale of three modular PURECYCLE® Organic Rankine Cycle units with the capacity to generate up to 780 kW of net geothermal power. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Boosts Heavy-Lift Vehicle Carrying a Government Satellite
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a government satellite for the U.S. government, demonstrating its heavy-lift capabilities and continued support of national security. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Receives Order for PURECYCLE® System from Gympie Timber Company in Australia
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) has its first order in the Australian renewable energy market with the sale of a modular PURECYCLE® Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) unit. … READ MORE

Air India Reduces Fuel Burn and CO2 Emissions with Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash
Air India announced it has performed 124 Pratt &amp; Whitney EcoPower® engine washes to date, saving more than 540,000 gallons of fuel worth $1.9 million USD while reducing its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by approximately 5,300 metric tons. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Purchases Patented Technology for EcoPower® Engine Wash
Today, Pratt &amp; Whitney closed on an agreement with Gas Turbine Efficiency to purchase the assets of the company's aviation business, which provides patented technology for Pratt &amp; Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash service. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Receives Order for Two Turboden ORC Systems from Sopogy, Inc
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems signed a contract with Sopogy, Inc., of Hawaii for two Turboden Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's JT8D Engine Receives FAA Certification for Engine Enhancements
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today announced the certification of several enhancements for the JT8D-219 engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines Power Biofuel Tests for U.S. Air Force
A Pratt &amp; Whitney F100-PW-220 engine recently powered its first biofuel test flight of a U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Short Take Off Vertical Landing Variant F135 Engine Receives Initial Service Release
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, has achieved initial service release (ISR) for the short take off and vertical landing variant (STOVL) F135 engine, marking another major milestone. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2010
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Completes Assembly of Fuel Turbopump on NASA's J-2X Rocket Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed another major subassembly for NASA's first J-2X rocket engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Exceeds 20,000 Test Hours and Completes All Initial Service Release Development Testing
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 engine has surpassed 20,000 test hours as it completes the ground development and demonstration phase of the program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded Heavy-Lift Launch Vehicle Studies Contract
NASA has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne a contract worth approximately $622,000 to conduct systems analysis and trade studies for heavy-lift launch vehicle system concepts, propulsion technologies and affordability. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Invest $1 Billion in Research & Development Over Five Years
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) announced today that it will invest more than $1 billion in research and development over the next five years to develop the next generation of high-performance aircraft engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Production F135 Short Take Off Vertical Landing Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the first production F135 Short Take Off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) engine for the F-35 Lightning II, a major milestone and clear demonstration that the F135 STOVL propulsion system has transitioned from development to production. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Presents New Engine to NAAA Auction and Introduces New Customer Service Initiatives to Provide Greater Support to Ag Industry
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada has announced several initiatives relating to the maintenance and support of its PT6A engines, popular in the agricultural aviation industry around the world, here at the 2010 National Agricultural Aviation Association's (NAAA) annual convention and trade show. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes Assembly of Oxidizer Turbopump on NASA's J-2X Rocket Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed assembly of the oxidizer turbopump on NASA's J-2X rocket engine, moving the next-generation, human-rated rocket engine one step closer to testing at Stennis Space Center, Miss., in 2011. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Delivers 100th GP7200 to Airbus; Engine Marks 300,000 Service Hours
The Engine Alliance today celebrated the delivery of its 100th GP7200 engine to Airbus at a ceremony at the Goodrich facility in Toulouse, France. … READ MORE

Popular Science Honors Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne for Powering X-51A WaveRider
The current issue of Popular Science magazine honors Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne and its partners for achieving major advances in aerospace technology with the Mach 6-capable X-51A WaveRider vehicle. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut IAM-Represented Employees Approve New Contract
IAM members of Locals 700, 1746 and 1746A of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing hourly employees at Pratt &amp; Whitney in Middletown, East Hartford and Cheshire, ratified a new three-year labor agreement today. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Employee Donations to Centraide Top $1 Million for Sixth Consecutive Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada employees and retirees in Quebec have once again generously supported Centraide of Greater Montreal, donating more than $1 million to the organization's annual campaign for a sixth consecutive year and surpassing 2009 contributions. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches PT6 Nation as Online Community to Connect with PT6 Customers and Fans
Operators and fans of Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC) PT6 engine may now meet at PT6nation.com to share stories and keep up to date on developments. … READ MORE

Airbus Offers A320neo with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engine
Airbus announced today that it will offer the award-winning Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1100G geared turbofan™ engine as an ultra fuel-efficient new engine option (neo) for its A320 Family. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2010
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes Hot-Fire Test Series on Second RS-68A Certification Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on the second and final RS-68A certification test engine, paving the way for its use in powering heavy-lift launch vehicles into space. … READ MORE

Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68 Engines Help Boost Government Satellite
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a government satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. … READ MORE

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1524G Engine Testing Advances
Ground testing of Pratt &amp; Whitney's first PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* family of aircraft continues on schedule validating performance expectations. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney GMS Life Limited Parts Receive VSTC Certificates from CAAC
Pratt &amp; Whitney announced today that it received Validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its Global Material Solution (GMS) life-limited parts for the CFM56-3 engine. … READ MORE

GMG Airlines Signs Long-Term Engine Management Program Agreement with Pratt & Whitney
Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) signed an exclusive, five-year Engine Management Program agreement with GMG Airlines for its current fleet of PW4060 and JT8D-200 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package Completes Record-Breaking Accelerated Mission Test
Pratt &amp; Whitney's newest member of the F100 engine family, the F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP), has successfully completed more than 6,000 total accumulated cycles (TACs) in an accelerated mission test (AMT) at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engine Development Center in Tennessee. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Wins $2.35 Million Contract to Perform Risk-Reduction Tests on Third Generation Reusable Booster Engine
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne a $2.35 million contract to perform risk-reduction tests on key components of the Third Generation Reusable Booster (3GRB) rocket engine design. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Wins Contract to Develop Computation Tools to Predict Combustion Stability on Hydrocarbon-Fueled Rocket Engines
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne a $1.35 million contract to develop improved computational tools to better predict combustion stability of hydrocarbon-fueled liquid rocket engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Recruiting 200 Experienced Engineers
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is recruiting experienced engineers to support key aircraft engine development programs for business, regional and helicopter applications. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs Multi-Year Engine Maintenance Contract with Aramco Associated Company
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has signed a multi-year Fleet Management Program® (FMP® Program) contract with Aramco Associated Company (AAC), an affiliate of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engine Helps Boost 350th Launch of a Delta Vehicle
In conjunction with the 50th year of powering the Delta-family of rockets, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the 350th launch of a Delta rocket today by successfully helping to boost the fourth COSMO-SkyMed Radar Earth-Imaging satellite for the Italian Space Agency and the Italian Ministry of Defence. … READ MORE

Jetstar Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Provided By John Holland Aviation Services
Jetstar Airways has signed a long-term agreement with John Holland Aviation Services for Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally responsible EcoPower® engine wash service on the airline's V2500 engines powering its fleet of Australian based A320 and A321 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Positive Contributions to Connecticut's Environmental Health
The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney (P&amp;W) a GreenCircle Award for significant contributions made in pollution reduction at the company's East Hartford, Conn., facility. … READ MORE

Singapore Airlines Cargo Strengthens Commitment to Environment With Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash
Singapore Airlines Cargo has signed a three-year agreement for Pratt &amp; Whitney's environmentally friendly EcoPower® engine wash service. … READ MORE

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) Awards Pratt & Whitney Design Organization Approval (DOA)
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Design Organization Approval (DOA) in support of Pratt &amp; Whitney's multi-year Fleet Technical Management Agreement with Singapore Airlines Cargo. … READ MORE

Air New Zealand to Use Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash to Reduce Fuel Burn
Air New Zealand has signed a one year agreement, extendable up to five years, for Pratt &amp; Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash service, which will help the airline reduce fuel burn. … READ MORE

Jordan Aviation Signs Engine Management Program Agreement with Pratt & Whitney
Jordan Aviation selected Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) for a three-year Engine Management Program agreement. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Turkish Technic Strengthen Partnership with an Advanced CFM56 and V2500 Center of Excellence
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and its joint venture partner, Turkish Technic, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines (ISE: THYAO), celebrated with an official grand opening ceremony this weekend for its advanced CFM56® engine and V2500® engine overhaul facility in Istanbul, Turkey. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2010
Pratt & Whitney Canada and Rolls-Royce Canada Open State-of-the-Art Cold Weather Engine Testing and Research Facility
The Global Aerospace Centre for Icing and Environmental Research (GLACIER) Inc., a limited joint venture company comprising Rolls-Royce Canada and Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada, has officially opened its new, state-of-the-art cold weather testing and research facility for aircraft engines, in northern Canada. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Provide PW535 Engines to Power Up To 125 Embraer Phenom 300 Platinum Edition Aircraft for NetJets
NetJets Inc. announced today that it will order up to 125 Embraer Phenom 300 platinum edition executive jets powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) PW535E engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's New Memphis, Tenn. Parts Distribution Centre Improves Service Levels for North American Engine Operators
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is offering improved AOG (aircraft on ground) turn times, optimized shipping costs and increased service levels for its North American customers with the relocation of a warehouse for new spare parts and line replaceable units (LRU) from Muskegon, Mich., to Memphis, Tenn. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Eliminates Minimum Annual Operating Hour Requisite for ESP® Program
Engine operators wishing to enrol in Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC) industry leading Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP Program) will no longer face minimum flying hour requirements. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Extends Eagle Service™ Plan FLEX Option for Additional 12 Months
Operators looking to benefit from Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC) popular FLEX enrolment option for the Eagle Service Plan (ESP® Program) now have an additional 12 months to do so. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Takes on Engine Operating Costs and Customers Reap Rewards
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC) dedication to performance, speed and simplicity in customer service has taken on new dimensions. … READ MORE

3,000th Engine Enrolled in Pratt & Whitney Canada's ESP® Program
The 3,000th engine receiving world-class support through Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's (P&amp;WC) Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP® Program) belongs to Dr. Michael Alper, who flies an Embraer Phenom 100. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded $1 Million Contract To Design Engine for Transformer Vehicle
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne a contract, with a value up to $1 million, to design an engine for the Transformer (TX), a vertical take-off and landing, road-worthy concept study vehicle. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives NASA's 2010 Large Business Prime Contractor Award
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne received the 2010 Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 STOVL Successfully Completed Rigorous Thermal Testing
The Pratt &amp; Whitney F135 short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant propulsion system took one more step toward government certification recently with the successful completion of one of the most rigorous, demanding tests in the entire qualification program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Awarded F100 Engine Contract To Power Hellenic Air Force F-16s
Pratt &amp; Whitney was awarded a $33.9 million contract for additional F100 spare engines in support of the Hellenic Air Force's fleet of F-16 aircraft. … READ MORE

Israel Ministry of Defense Signs Agreement for Purchase of F-35 Aircraft
The Israeli Minister of Defense Director General (Maj. Gen. Ret.) Udi Shani, has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the procurement of F-35 Lightning II aircraft, produced by Lockheed Martin. Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 engine will power the initial purchase of the Israel Air Force's F-35 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded $60.3 Million NASA Contract for Continued Support of the Space Shuttle Main Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne received a $60.3 million contract from NASA to provide continued Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) pre-launch, launch and post-launch support through March 31, 2011. … READ MORE

P&W Awarded $33.8 Million DARPA Contract for New Engine Technology Development
Pratt &amp; Whitney received a $33.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop Constant Volume Combustion (CVC) engine technology under Phase II of the Vulcan advanced propulsion program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney on MIT Team Receiving Popular Mechanics Magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for Eco-Friendly Green Aircraft Design of the Future
Pratt &amp; Whitney engineers are part of a team that today is receiving Popular Mechanics magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for designing a greener aircraft of the future that could use 70 percent less fuel than current planes while reducing noise and emissions. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Gas Turbine Frame 7 Components Exceed 1 Million Hours of Run Time
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems' new and repaired components for the Frame 7FA+e combustion turbine system recently exceeded the 1 million hour mark of run time service. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Global Flight Test Operations Facility
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) joined Canadian and Quebec government officials in inaugurating the company's global flight test operations centre today. This is the first phase of Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada's state-of-the-art Mirabel Aerospace Centre at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2010
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners to Expand JT8D Repair Network with ITR-Turborreactores
Pratt &amp; Whitney and ITR-Turborreactores, S.A. de CV (an ITP Group Company) have signed an agreement to establish ITR's Querétaro, Mexico, facility as a Designated Service Provider (DSP) Center of Excellence for JT8D component repair. … READ MORE

Air Memphis Selects Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Program
Air Memphis signed an exclusive five-year Engine Management Program agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) for the airline's fleet of V2500 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Files Complaint Against Rolls-Royce
Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court in Connecticut against Rolls-Royce. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Completes Latest Round of Tests on J-2X Gas Generator
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the latest round of tests on the workhorse gas generator for NASA's J-2X rocket engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of U.S. Government Payload
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne yesterday helped boost into orbit a U.S. Government payload. The payload was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Demonstrates Full Life Capability
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F119 engine powering the F-22 Raptor has successfully completed 8,650 total accumulated cycles, or TACs, representing the first time a fifth generation fighter engine has demonstrated the ability to meet full life requirements. … READ MORE

F135 Engine Exceeds 19,000 Hours as Short Take Off Vertical Landing Variant Nears Initial Service Release Certification
The Pratt &amp; Whitney F135 engine has surpassed 19,000 hours and the Short Take Off Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant is in the final stages of testing prior to receiving Initial Service Release Certification from the U.S. government later this year. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2010
Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Breaks Into the Asian Market with First Orders of the PURECYCLE® ORC Power System
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems is breaking into the Asian market with the sale of two modular PURECYCLE® Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) units near Taipei, Taiwan, with the capacity to generate up to 500kW of geothermal power. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1524G Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed assembly on its first PurePower PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft and will deliver the engine to the company's West Palm Beach, Fla., facility later this month to initiate testing. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of Air Lease Corporation Order Valued at $165 Million
Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power 30 Airbus A320 aircraft ordered at the 2010 Farnborough Air Show. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of U.S. Military's Advanced Extremely High Frequency Communications Satellite
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's first Advanced Extremely High Frequency military communications satellite. … READ MORE

Turboden to Supply 5MW Geothermal ORC Plant in Bavaria, Germany
Turboden, a Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems company with 30 years of expertise and experience in the design and manufacture of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power generation systems, will supply a 5MWe geothermal ORC turbogenerator unit to the German utility SWM – Stadtwerke München. … READ MORE

JULY 2010
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Named South Florida's 2009 'Manufacturer of the Year'
The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) named Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne in West Palm Beach the 2009 "Manufacturer of the Year" in the large company category at its annual Recognition of Excellence Awards Banquet. … READ MORE

Juneyao Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for CFM56 Repair and Overhaul
Juneyao Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney for a three-year agreement to provide repair and overhaul services for its CFM56-5B engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Qualifies Fokker Aerostructures as a Production Source for the F135 Static Structure, Awards Follow-On Contract for Additional Work
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed the first article inspection of a production quality static structure for the F135 engine produced by Fokker Aerostructures, a company based in The Netherlands. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Expands Maintenance Coverage For INAER Aviation
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH (P&amp;WC CSC Europe), a joint venture of Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) and MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH, significantly expanded a Fleet Management Program (FMP® program) contract with INAER Aviation. … READ MORE

Strategic Airlines Signs Maintenance Services and Engine Management Agreements with Pratt & Whitney
Strategic Airlines signed exclusive five-year maintenance services and expanded engine management Program agreements with Pratt &amp; Whitney. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Broens Industries for F135 Engine Work
Pratt &amp; Whitney has selected Broens Industries to design and manufacture a critical component as part of the maintenance and overhaul solution for the F135 propulsion system powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of Vietnam Airlines Order Valued at $235 Million
Vietnam Airlines has again selected International Aero Engines (IAE) for an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 36 Airbus A321 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Awards F135 IBR Production Contract to Alp Aviation
Pratt &amp; Whitney has awarded Alp Aviation a contract to produce F135 fully machined titanium Integrally Bladed Rotors (IBR). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Kale Group Form Joint Venture Partnership
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Kale Havacilik San, A.S., (Kale Group) of Istanbul, Turkey, announced the formation of a joint venture partnership to produce aircraft engine components today at the Farnborough Airshow. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Agreement Renewed by JetBlue Airways to Reduce Emissions and Save Fuel
Pratt &amp; Whitney has signed an agreement for a two-year extension with JetBlue Airways for its EcoPower engine washes on the airline's fleet of V2500 and CF34 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Fifth Generation Propulsion Systems Set Standard for Safety, Performance and Reliability
Pratt &amp; 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. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Launches EcoFlight™ Solutions to Help Airlines Save Fuel and Reduce Emissions
Today, Pratt &amp; Whitney launched its new comprehensive fuel conservation program, EcoFlight Solutions, to help airlines save fuel and reduce emissions. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Gears Up for First PurePower® Engine to Test for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney is on target for its first engine to test for the new PurePower PW1500G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Production Parts for F135 Engine Work
Pratt &amp; Whitney signed a purchase order with Production Parts to manufacture a critical engine component for the F135 propulsion system program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Ten-Year Agreement with Volvo Aero Norway for Engine Shaft Production
Pratt &amp; Whitney signed a ten-year agreement with Volvo Aero Norway to produce military engine shafts for Pratt &amp; Whitney engines including the F135 powering the F-35 Lightning II and the F119 powering the F-22 Raptor. … READ MORE

Malaysia Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Advantage70™ Engines in $680 Million Deal
Malaysia Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power 17 new Airbus A330 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Wins US$100 Million Engine Order from TAM Linhas Aereas
TAM Linhas Aereas has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney PW4000-100" Advantage70™ engines to power two new Airbus A330 aircraft in a deal valued at more than US$100 million. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW210 Engine Selected to Power AgustaWestland AW169 Helicopter
AgustaWestland selected the Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada PW210 engine to power its new AW169 helicopter in the 4.5-ton class. … READ MORE

Emirates Selects Engine Alliance GP7200 Engines to Power Latest A380 Aircraft Order
Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, has selected Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its A380 order announced last month for an additional 32 Airbus A380 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Completes Advanced Core Testing for PurePower® Engine Family
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed testing on its full-scale PurePower engine core with more than 260 test hours, successfully validating performance and operability goals. … READ MORE

SunExpress Selects Pratt & Whitney for CFM56® Engine Maintenance Services
SunExpress signed a ten-year exclusive maintenance service agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney for its fleet of CFM56-7 engines. … READ MORE

Air India Opens Franchise for Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Washing
The National Aviation Company of India Ltd, operating under the brand name "Air India," has signed an agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney to establish an EcoPower engine wash service at Mumbai International Airport. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Signs Historic NASA Mentor-Protege Agreement
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne signed a NASA Mentor-Protégé Agreement on July 7 with Avans Machine &amp; Tool, a flight-approved supplier and certified Historically Under-Utilized Business (HUB) Zone small business located in Skyline, Ala. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney To Power Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16s
Pratt &amp; Whitney was awarded a contract from the U.S. Government valued at approximately $145 million to provide engines to power the Royal Moroccan Air Force's new fleet of F-16 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F119 Engine Powers F-22 at Farnborough Air Show
Attendees of the 40th Farnborough Air Show are in for an amazing display of aerospace technology and performance when the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor performs every day of the show. … READ MORE

P&WC Launches Demonstrator Program of New Regional Turboprop Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has launched a demonstrator program for an all-new advanced turboprop engine aimed at powering the next generation of regional turboprop aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Southern Order Valued at $132 Million
China Southern Airlines has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 20 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … READ MORE

Vietnam Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for Fleet Management Program
Vietnam Airlines has signed a ten-year fleet management program agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney Global Service Partners covering the airline's fleet of PW4090 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of Yemen Airways Order Valued at $100 Million
Yemen Airways has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power 10 Airbus A320 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Pilatus Aircraft Ltd in Celebrating Delivery of Milestone 1,000th PT6-Powered PC-12 NG Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) presented Pilatus Aircraft Ltd with a commemorative plaque at a ceremony marking delivery of the 1,000th PC-12 aircraft. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Completes 100th GP7200 Engine; Specific Fuel Consumption Improvement Noted
The Engine Alliance today celebrated completion of its 100th GP7200 engine with employees and partners at a ceremony in Middletown, Conn. … READ MORE

Lt. Gov. Fedele and Congressional Leaders Larson, DeLauro and Courtney Recognize Pratt & Whitney and Boeing for NewGen Tanker Partnership
Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and U.S. Reps. John B. Larson, Rosa DeLauro, and Joe Courtney today celebrated the selection of the Pratt &amp; Whitney PW4062 engine as the exclusive power for Boeing's proposed NewGen Tanker platform to be offered to the U.S. Air Force for its tanker recapitalization program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Donates RS-68 Engine to Discovery Science Center
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne donated an RS-68 engine for display at Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, Calif., where it will be part of an interactive exhibit that simulates a rocket lift-off with smoke, heat lamps and footage of rocket launches. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Demonstrates Descent Engine Technologies for Future Space Vehicle Landings
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne's Common Extensible Cryogenic Engine (CECE) demonstrated a throttling range 35 percent greater than in previous tests, as well as several new technology breakthroughs to support space exploration. … READ MORE

JUNE 2010
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion System Successfully Maneuvers THAAD Interceptor to Destroy Ballistic Missile Target
The Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) developed by Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully positioned a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor that successfully destroyed an incoming Short Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM) in the low endo-atmosphere. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Achieves Historic Supersonic Success
The Pratt &amp; Whitney F135 propulsion system has powered the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant through another major program achievement, with the first supersonic flight of the STOVL F-35B aircraft. … READ MORE

FAA Selects Pratt & Whitney for CLEEN Technologies Program, Targets the Environmentally Friendly PurePower® Engines
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that Pratt &amp; Whitney has been awarded a one-year contract with extension options, which will assist Pratt &amp; Whitney to further develop and mature new jet engine technologies aimed at reduced fuel burn, noise and emissions under the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) technology development program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Achieves Successful First Navy Variant F-35C Flight, Installation of First Production F135
The Pratt &amp; Whitney F135 propulsion system celebrated two major program milestones recently, with the successful maiden flight of the Lockheed Martin Navy variant F-35C Lightning II, powered by a production configuration F135 engine, as well as installation of the first production F135 engine into a production F-35 aircraft. … READ MORE

Martinair Joins Pratt & Whitney Line Maintenance Service Network, Renews EcoPower Engine Wash Agreement
Today, Martinair signed a three-year agreement to continue the EcoPower® engine wash service with Pratt &amp; Whitney. … READ MORE

Turboden Breaks Into the UK Market with First Orders of Environmentally Friendly 1 MWe Heat Recovery ORC Systems
Turboden, a Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems company, with 30 years of expertise and experience in the design and manufacture of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power generation systems, is breaking into the U.K. market with the sale of two modular heat recovery ORC units in London. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Congratulates John Di Bert, Vice President, Finance, Named One of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada proudly congratulates John Di Bert, Vice President, Finance, who has been named a recipient of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™ for 2009. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives $10.2 Million Contract for Concentrated Solar Power Tower with Thermal Storage Technology
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne received an award of up to $10.2 million from the Department of Energy to design and develop technologies aimed at significantly lowering electricity costs using a Concentrated Solar Power Tower with Thermal Storage (CSP Power Tower). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Boost Delta Vehicles into Orbit with the Successful Launch of Navigation Satellite
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated 50 years of powering Delta-family rockets into orbit with the successful launch of the first NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF military navigation satellite on May 27. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Completes First in Series of Performance Tests on Compact Gasifier
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the first in a series of performance tests on its compact gasifier, which is designed to help reduce the cost of coal gasification, provide a clean alternative fuel source, and strengthen U.S. energy security. … READ MORE

MAY 2010
Pratt & Whitney's F135 Advanced Multi-Variable Control Team Receives UTC's Prestigious George Mead Award for Outstanding Engineering Accomplishment
Pratt &amp; Whitney engineers Louis Celiberti, Timothy Crowley, James Fuller and Cary Powell won the George Mead Award – United Technologies Corp.'s highest award for outstanding engineering achievement – for their pioneering work in developing the world's first advanced multi-variable control (AMVC) design for the only engine that powers the F-35 Lightning II flight test program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Scramjet Powers Historic First Flight of X-51A WaveRider
The X-51A WaveRider hypersonic vehicle, powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne's scramjet engine, achieved aviation history today by making the longest-ever supersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final F135 Flight Test Engine, First Lot of Production Engines
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the final F135 flight test engine and the first lot of F135 production engines to the customer, marking yet another major program milestone as the engine continues to successfully power the F-35 flight test program. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded $20 Million Contract From Missile Defense Agency
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne received a $20.3 million contract for the first phase to design, develop and test a High-Performance Liquid Upper-Stage propulsion system that will support early intercept capabilities for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). … READ MORE

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke Unveils LEED Platinum Certification Plaque for the Pratt & Whitney CFM56® Engine Overhaul Center in Shanghai
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke unveiled the LEED Platinum certification plaque for the Shanghai Pratt &amp; Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd (Shanghai Engine Center) today. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Named First in Nation for Promoting Diversity
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne was named first in the nation by the Association of Diversity Councils for its outstanding contributions and achievements in promoting diversity in its workforce, workplace and marketplace. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Advanced Core Testing Validates Performance Goals for PurePower® Engine Family
Pratt &amp; Whitney has completed more than 100 hours of testing on its full-scale PurePower engine core, successfully validating performance goals of its new generation of commercial jet engines and demonstrating excellent starting and operability characteristics. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Russian Module to International Space Station
Three Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on a mission to deliver the Russian Rassvet Mini-Research Module to the International Space Station. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 1000th F117 Engine to U.S. Air Force
Pratt &amp; Whitney delivered the 1,000th F117 engine powering the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft to the United States Air Force. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Honors Employee for Her Dedication to the Community
In conjunction with National Volunteer Week, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne honored an employee for her time and dedication in helping the community through volunteer work. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Executive to Join Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Business Development Trade Mission to Indonesia
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems' (PWPS) Vice President Charles Levey will join U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke as one of 10 U.S. business leaders on the first cabinet-level trade mission of the Obama Administration. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to Help United Launch Alliance Design and Develop Emergency Detection System for Human Spaceflight Missions
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne received a $1.8 million contract from United Launch Alliance to help design and develop an Emergency Detection System (EDS) for human spaceflights to be proposed for Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates 500th PW308C Delivery to Dassault Aviation
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) today celebrated the delivery of its 500th PW308C turbofan engine to France's Dassault Aviation, a major player in the mid- to large-size business aircraft market. … READ MORE

APRIL 2010
Pratt & Whitney Awarded $65 Million Contract for F100 Engine Maintenance
The U.S. Air Force awarded Pratt &amp; Whitney a $65 million contract to provide maintenance for F100 engines powering F-16 fighter aircraft from various international F100 customers, including Egypt, Jordan, Taiwan and Thailand. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Enhanced F100-PW-229 Engines Power First Flight of Korean F-15K Fleet
Last week, two Pratt &amp; Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engines powered the first flight of a F-15K aircraft planned for delivery to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) later this year. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Awarded 2010 Veterans Employer of the Year Award
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne was awarded the 2010 Veterans Employer of the Year Award by the California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) for its leadership in hiring and promoting U.S. servicemen and women. … READ MORE

Southwest Airlines Renews EcoPower® Engine Wash Services Contract with Pratt & Whitney
Southwest Airlines, the world's largest operator of CFM56®-7B engines, renewed its contract with Pratt &amp; Whitney to provide EcoPower engine wash services on Southwest's fleet of CFM56-7B engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of U.S. Military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. … READ MORE

MTU Completes First Low-Pressure Turbine for PW1524G Engine
MTU Aero Engines accomplished another major milestone con-tributing to the geared turbofan technology of Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® PW1524G engine for the Bombardier CSeries aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign First Contract to Begin Work on PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Russia's Irkut Corporation have signed a contract for the companies to begin preliminary design activities on the Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine, which was selected to power the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Enters Into Collaboration Agreement With FlightSafety International to Expand Global Training Network Capability
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) today announced a long-term collaboration agreement with FlightSafety International (FlightSafety) to expand the company's global training network capability and enhance the customer training experience for all P&amp;WC customers around the world. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Appoints Covington Aircraft Designated Overhaul Facility for PT6A Engine Series
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has awarded Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF) authorization to Covington Aircraft Engines Inc. for the repair and overhaul of the P&amp;WC PT6A engine series. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Science Equipment and Supplies to the International Space Station
Three Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on Mission STS-131 to deliver science equipment and supplies that will allow astronauts to better study Earth. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Donates $63,500 to Support Education and Cultural Arts at California State University, Northridge
In its ongoing commitment to the local community, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne donated $63,500 to California State University, Northridge, in support of engineering and computer science, business and economics, as well as the campaign to build the first Valley Performing Arts Center in the San Fernando Valley. … READ MORE

Miami Air International Signs EcoPower Engine Wash & Line Maintenance Services Agreement with Pratt & Whitney
Miami Air International signed an exclusive five-year agreement to use Pratt &amp; Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash services on its fleet of B737 CFM56® engines at EcoPower service center locations in the United States and Europe. … READ MORE

MARCH 2010
Pratt & Whitney's Tedd Biddle Awarded ASTM International Award of Excellence; New Global Standard Brings Aviation Closer to Certifying First Biofuel
Pratt &amp; Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Turboden Begins First Installation of Environmentally Friendly Heat Recovery System in North America
Turboden, a Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems company with long experience in the design and manufacturing of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power generation systems, is entering the North American market with the sale of a modular ORC unit in Canada. … READ MORE

U.S. Green Building Council Presents Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center with Certification as First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum
The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Green Building Council today in conjunction with the China Green Building Conference presented the joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt &amp; Whitney with certification recognizing the Shanghai Engine Center as the first facility in China to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Propulsion System Powers Historic First Vertical Landing of F-35 Lightning II
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 propulsion system, using the Rolls-Royce LiftFan® and lift system successfully powered the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) through its first vertical landing. … READ MORE

Boeing Selects Pratt & Whitney to Power Boeing's Proposed NewGen Tanker to be Offered to U.S. Air Force
In an announcement made today, Boeing said it is offering the Pratt &amp; Whitney-powered NewGen Tanker as its platform for the U.S. Air Force's KC-X recapitalization program. Boeing's proposal calls for the NewGen Tanker to be powered by Pratt &amp; Whitney's PW4062 engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Conventional Take Off and Landing-Carrier Variant F135 Engine Receives Initial Service Release
Pratt &amp; Whitney has achieved initial service release (ISR) for the conventional take off and landing/carrier variant (CTOL/CV) F135 engine, marking another major milestone as the engine is cleared for operational use in the Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Weather-Monitor Satellite into Space
Two Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne engines helped boost the last in a series of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, designated GOES-P, into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., today to help meteorologists monitor severe weather while improving the daily forecast. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2010
Singapore Airlines Cargo Selects Pratt & Whitney for Fleet Technical Management Agreement
Singapore Airlines Cargo has signed a multi-year fleet technical management agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney. … READ MORE

Civil Aviation Administration of China Selects Pratt & Whitney for Executive Training
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney to form a partnership that will offer executive leadership training programs for Chinese airliners, CAAC management and those in maintenance, repair and overhaul. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1000G Engines and Exclusive Long-Term Aftermarket Engine Support on Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Order for Republic Airways
Pratt &amp; Whitney will provide exclusive power for 40 firm and up to 40 options for new Bombardier CSeries®* aircraft ordered by Republic Airways as part of a contract announced today. … READ MORE

Four Pratt & Whitney Engineers Named Distinguished Engineers of the Year by Hartford ASME
Pratt &amp; Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are honoring four Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week today at the annual awards dinner in Manchester, Conn. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Establishes Engineering Center of Excellence at the University of Connecticut
Pratt &amp; Whitney has established a Center of Excellence at the University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Engineering for research in the field of aviation propulsion systems. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Expands EcoPower® Engine Washing Service to Germany with Nayak Aircraft Service
Pratt &amp; Whitney announced that it has reached an agreement with Nayak Aircraft Services GmbH &amp; Co. KG that expands the EcoPower® engine wash service network in Europe. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory Mission
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the first mission in NASA's "Living With a Star" program to explore more about how the sun affects life on Earth. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Begins Certification Testing of the RS-68A Rocket Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne has completed the initial step in certifying the RS-68A rocket engine by successfully hot-fire testing the first certification engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Power Delivery of Robotic Control Station and Module
Three Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-130 to deliver a third connecting module and a seven-windowed cupola to the International Space Station. … READ MORE

Hong Kong Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Advantage70™ Engines in $470 Million Deal
Hong Kong Airlines has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power six new Airbus A330 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Offers PW4000 94-inch Advantage Performance Upgrade Package to Reduce Fuel Burn and Operating Costs
Pratt &amp; Whitney will offer an Advantage Performance Upgrade package for the PW4000 94-inch family of engines that will deliver 1 percent fuel burn reduction and improve engine durability. … READ MORE

Singapore Polytechnic's Students Take Flight with Pratt & Whitney
Singapore Polytechnic and Pratt &amp; Whitney signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Awarded 2010 Frost & Sullivan Award for Engine MRO Centre of the Year
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) today received Frost &amp; Sullivan's 2010 Asia Pacific Aerospace &amp; Defence Award for 'Engine Manufacturing, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Centre of the Year' at a ceremony held during the Singapore International Air Show. … READ MORE

China Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for Inventory Logistics Program
China Airlines has signed a multi-year exclusive inventory logistics program agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Royal Brunei Sign Exclusive V2500 Part Repair Service Agreement
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Royal Brunei Airlines signed an exclusive three-year agreement for engine overhauls and part repair services for the airline's V2500 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of Turkish Airlines Order Potentially Valued at $165 Million
Turkish Airlines (THY), the national carrier of Turkey, has selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 SelectOne™ engines for 20 firm and 10 option A320 family aircraft, scheduled to be delivered between 2011 and 2013. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Production F135 Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the first F135 production engine for the F-35 Lightning II, a major milestone and clear demonstration of the maturity of the F135 engine. … READ MORE

Shanghai Engine Center Delivers First Heavy CFM56® Engine Overhaul
The Shanghai Engine Center, a joint venture of Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and China Eastern Airlines, delivered its first heavy overhauled CFM56® engine. … READ MORE

Air Pacific Selects Pratt & Whitney for Exclusive Maintenance Agreement
Fiji-based Air Pacific Limited has selected Pratt &amp; Whitney for an exclusive, five-year deal to maintain the airline's fleet of Pratt &amp; Whitney PW4056 engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Share of Sichuan Airlines Order Potentially Valued at $100 Million
Sichuan Airlines selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power its latest fleet of Airbus A320s currently on order. … READ MORE

Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization Awards Materials Management Program to Pratt & Whitney
The Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization (NDLO) has signed an agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney for a Materials Management Program (MMP) to support the Royal Norwegian Air Force's F100-PW-220E engine fleet powering their F-16 aircraft. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance GP7200 Achieves 99.9 Percent Departure Reliability Rating After 18 Months in Service
The Engine Alliance GP7200 has marked 18 months in revenue service. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) Engine Provides Cost Savings, Readiness to Customers
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered its first 25 F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engines to customers, providing significantly reduced cost of ownership and increased safety and readiness. … READ MORE

Egyptian Air Force Selects Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package Engine to Power New Fleet of F-16s
The U.S. Government's Foreign Military Sales program has announced that the Pratt &amp; Whitney F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engine has been selected by the Egyptian Air Force to power their new fleet of F-16 Block 52 aircraft. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2010
Pratt & Whitney Share of Jetstar Airways Order Potentially Valued in Excess of $1 Billion
Jetstar Airways, a subsidiary of Qantas Airways, has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 50 Airbus A320-family aircraft, with the option to purchase V2500 engines for up to 40 more aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates 500th Engine Delivery to Blackhawk Modifications Inc.
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) recently celebrated the delivery of its 500th PT6A turboprop engine to Blackhawk Modifications Inc. of Waco, Texas, a major player in the growing aircraft modifications market. … READ MORE

SIA Engineering Invests in Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G Engine
SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) has signed a definitive agreement to participate in Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower PW1000G engine Risk-Revenue Sharing Program (RRSP). … READ MORE

Trial Ends Regarding Decision to Close Cheshire Engine Center and Connecticut Airfoil Repair Operations
Pratt &amp; Whitney made the very difficult decision in September 2009 to close the Cheshire Engine Center and Connecticut Airfoil Repair Operations (CARO) units by a process that will run through early 2011. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine Powers F-35 Historic First In Flight STOVL Conversion
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 engine and Rolls-Royce LiftFan® successfully powered the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) fighter through the first in-flight engagement of its STOVL propulsion system. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final Conventional Take Off and Landing-Carrier Variant F135 System Development and Demonstration Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered its final Conventional Take Off and Landing/Carrier Variant (CTOL/CV) F135 flight test engine to the F-35 Joint Program Office, marking another major milestone as the program transitions from System Development and Demonstration to production. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Hits 100,000 In-Service Flight Hours
The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another milestone, reaching 100,000 revenue flight hours at the end of December. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2009
Pratt & Whitney Power Systems Flies FT8® MOBILEPAC® Power Generating Unit to Russia Via the An-124 - One of the World's Largest Fixed-Wing Aircraft
Pratt &amp; Whitney Power Systems has shipped its self-contained gas turbine-powered electric generating unit, the FT8® MOBILEPAC®, to Russia's Mobile Gas Turbine Post Stations aboard an An-124 – one of the world's largest fixed-wing aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Begins Testing of Advanced Core for PurePower® Engine Family
Pratt &amp; Whitney has launched testing of a full-scale PurePower engine core, marking a major milestone in the development of the new generation of jet engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Receives NASA's 2009 Large Business Prime Contractor Excellence Award
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne has received the 2009 Large Business Prime Contractor Excellence Award from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Infrared-Sensitive Telescope in Search of Stars, Galaxies and Asteroids
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne helped boost NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) satellite into orbit on a mission designed to survey the entire sky at infrared wavelengths in search of stars, galaxies and asteroids. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powered X-51A Hypersonic Vehicle Completes First Captive Carry Flight
The U.S. Air Force X-51A WaveRider vehicle yesterday successfully made its first captive carry flight under the wing of a B-52 carry aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Opens Innovations Research Facility at University of Alabama in Huntsville
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne celebrated the opening of the new PoWeR Innovations Research facility on the campus of University of Alabama in Huntsville, Ala, on Dec. 9. … READ MORE

All Nippon Airways Signs 10-Year Engine Management Agreement with Pratt & Whitney
All Nippon Airways (ANA) signed a 10-year Engine Management Program agreement with Pratt &amp; Whitney. This agreement covers 80 engines including spares. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G Engine Selected to Power Russia's Irkut MC-21 Aircraft
Russia's Irkut Corporation has selected the Pratt &amp; Whitney PurePower® PW1000G engine to power the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum
The Shanghai Pratt &amp; Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd (Shanghai Engine Center), a joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt &amp; Whitney, has become the first facility in China and the 21st outside the United States to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Malaysia Airlines to form Aftermarket Joint Venture
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Malaysia Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form an engine nacelle repair facility in Kuala Lumpur via a joint venture. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2009
Mary Ellen Jones Named Engine Alliance President
Mary Ellen Jones has been named president of the Engine Alliance, a 50/50 joint venture of General Electric (NYSE:GE) and Pratt &amp; Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 400th F119 Engine to U.S. Air Force
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the 400th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Powers Launch of Intelsat Communications Satellite with First Internet Router in Space
Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit an Intelsat communications satellite that will provide data, voice and video services for the Americas, Europe and Africa. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the first ever F100-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) Engine for installation in a Republic of Korea Air Force F-15. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Successfully Tests Thruster for Unmanned Lunar Lander
Using technology developed for the nation's ballistic missile defense system, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed hot-fire thruster tests demonstrating the ability of miniaturized thrusters to perform the descent and landing operation for a new generation of multi-use robotic lunar landers. … READ MORE

Air Austral Reaffirms its Selection of Engine Alliance GP7200 Engines and Fleet Management Agreement
Air Austral has reaffirmed its selection of the Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its two Airbus A380 aircraft and its selection of the Engine Alliance as its service provider to maintain, repair and overhaul the engines with a 10-year Fleet Management Agreement. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Saudi Arabian Airlines Expand EcoPower Engine Wash Service Network to Middle East and North Africa
Pratt &amp; Whitney and Saudi Arabian Airlines signed an agreement expanding Pratt &amp; Whitney's EcoPower® engine wash service network to The Middle East / North Africa. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Delivers F100-229 Engines to Pakistani Air Force
Pratt &amp; Whitney has delivered the first Pakistani Air Force F100-PW-229 Engine Enhancement Package (EEP) engine to Pakistan this week, for installation in their F-16 Block 52 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Wins US$112 Million Share of Order for V2500 Engines from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise
DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing and financial business arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 SelectOne™ for 20 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Deliver Hardware to Support Science Experiments Onboard the International Space Station
Three Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on Mission STS-129 to deliver experiments, hardware and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). … READ MORE

Popular Science Magazine Picks Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1000G Engine Top Aviation Technology with Best of What's New Award
Pratt &amp; Whitney's PurePower® PW1000G engine has been recognized by Popular Science Magazine with a 2009 "Best of What's New Award." … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine Completes Initial Service Release Altitude Qualification Test
Pratt &amp; Whitney's F135 engine powering the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has completed altitude qualification ground testing, the final testing that demonstrates the operability and performance required for Conventional Take-off and Landing (CTOL) and Carrier Variant (CV) Initial Service Release (ISR). … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Answers Call for Clean-Coal Technology with Commissioning of Compact Gasification Pilot Plant
Responding to the nation's need for affordable clean-coal technology, Pratt &amp; Whitney Rocketdyne today celebrated the commissioning of a compact gasification pilot plant in Illinois designed to help lower energy costs, provide a clean alternative fuel source and strengthen U.S. energy security. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Receives Transport Canada Certification for PW535E Engine
Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) has received Transport Canada type certification for its new PW535E engine selected to power the Embraer Phenom 300 light business jet. … READ MORE