The Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan engine is demonstrating mature reliability levels of approximately 99.8 percent and has met all of its performance commitments from the start including a 16 percent reduction in fuel burn, a 75 percent decrease in the noise footprint and a 50 percent reduction in regulated emissions.
More than 7,000 V2500 engines have been delivered to customers around the world.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.
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