Engine

PW800: The Right Engine for
the B-52

There has never been a better time to re-engine the B-52 and only Pratt & Whitney has the technological know-how and years of experience to continue powering the B-52 with the PW800 for decades to come.

RIGHT ENGINE, RIGHT FIT, RIGHT PARTNER

By setting new standards in performance, fuel efficiency and dependability, the PW800 engine is ready to usher in a new era for the B-52.

  • Superior Engine Performance
    • Greater than 30% fuel burn improvement

    • Delivering more thrust and more power, while saving nearly 5,400 lbs. of engine weight per aircraft
    • Best-in-class availability

  • Robust Commercial
    Supply Chain Sustainment
    • Zero scheduled removals, significantly lower sustainment costs
    • The PW800 core shares technology with the era-defining GTF family of engines supported by a robust commercial sustainment infrastructure:

            • High engine production
            • Robust part production
            • Strong aftermarket stream through 2050 and beyond

  • Pratt & Whitney: A Proven, Dependable Partner
    • The only propulsion company to power operational B-52s

    • Unique and unmatched experience and expertise integrating propulsion systems on the B-52 airframe

    • Supported the TF33 fleet for 60+ years and for more than 72 million total engine flight hours

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Seamless Propulsion Integration Expertise

Pratt & Whitney is the industry leader in the low-risk integration of commercial engines with military aircraft.

  • KC-46 Aircraft

    PW4062 for the KC-46

    Pratt & Whitney’s PW4062 engine powers the U.S. Air Force’s multi-role tanker, the KC-46 Pegasus multirole tanker, developed by The Boeing Company.
  • V2500 for the C-390

    The V2500 turbofan engine family provides the 22,000 to 33,000 pound thrust range with efficient, clean power for close to 200 worldwide customers, including the C-390 Millennium multi-mission transport aircraft, developed by Embraer.
  • PW2000 for the C-17

    Certified at 40,400 pounds of
    thrust, Pratt & Whitney’s F117 is the exclusive power for the U.S. Air
    Force’s advanced transport, the C-17 Globemaster III military transport
    aircraft, developed by The Boeing Company.

The Proven Choice in the Commercial Market

Both Gulfstream and Embraer selected Pratt & Whitney GTF™ and PW800 engines over the competition to power their next-generation civil aircraft. Both GTF and PW800 engines have been awarded Laureate Awards from Aviation Week Network.

  • PW800 for the G500/G600

    The PW800 supplanted Rolls-Royce to power Gulfstream's long-range, large-cabin aircraft - specifically the G500 and G600.
  • GTF for the E-Jets E2

    The GTF, which shares a common core with the PW800, was selected over the GE Passport to power the Embraer E-Jets E2 family aircraft, the previous generation of which was powered by the GE CF34 engine.
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