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Feb 25, 2015, 11:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Expands Connecticut Engine Center to Meet Increased Demand

 Pratt & Whitney officially unveiled its new state-of-the-art Middletown, Connecticut, production facility to support production of the...

Feb 17, 2015, 13:30 ET

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PurePower® PW814GA And PW815GA Engines Receive Type Certification To Power New Gulfstream Business Jets

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that it has received Transport Canada type certification for its PurePower PW814GA and...

Feb 12, 2015, 07:49 ET

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on MRJ Aircraft for Japan Airlines

 Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines will provide exclusive power for 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) under an agreement announced by Japan...

Jan 19, 2015, 15:30 ET

Pratt & Whitney Concludes PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) Engine Partnering with Recent Kawasaki Heavy Industries Agreement

Pratt & Whitney and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI) met recently to commemorate the signing of a risk and revenue-sharing collaboration...

Dec 19, 2014, 15:46 ET

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)...

Dec 12, 2014, 11:00 ET

Advanced Coating Technologies Recognized by Orange County Partnership for Facility Investment

 Advanced Coating Technologies (ACT), a subsidiary of Pratt & Whitney, was recognized on Dec. 2, 2014, by the Orange County Partnership...

Dec 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Royal Aeronautical Society Honors Former Pratt & Whitney Executive for Contributions to Aviation Industry

 The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) honored Pratt & Whitney's former vice president of Commercial Engine Development Programs with its...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:30 ET

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...

Nov 11, 2014, 09:30 ET

Zhejiang Loong Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney AeroPower for Airbus A320 Family Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit and Maintenance Support

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term auxiliary power unit (APU) maintenance support agreement with Zhejiang Loong Airlines for its...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center Delivers the 400th Overhauled Engine

Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center") recently celebrated its...

Nov 11, 2014, 07:15 ET

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Family Exceeds 12,000 Hours of Testing

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® engine family reached another milestone this year when it exceeded 12,000 hours of testing.  The...

Oct 27, 2014, 13:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada Recognize Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense with Supplier Sustainability Award

 Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada, United Technologies Corp. companies (NYSE: UTX), have awarded the Supplier Sustainability...

Oct 24, 2014, 12:30 ET

Pratt & Whitney touches three continents in a week of customer milestones

 In what is likely a first in aviation history, Pratt & Whitney this week saw three new engines rolled out on three platforms on three...

Oct 14, 2014, 14:01 ET

Pratt & Whitney Canada's Next-Generation PurePower® PW800 Engines Selected To Power Gulfstream's New Business Jet Family

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced that its PurePower® PW800 engines are the power behind the new Gulfstream G500 and G600...

Oct 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

ATEC Completes Second Test, Achieves Key Milestone on New Helicopter Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC - a joint venture between Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney, a...

Oct 02, 2014, 15:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Increases Capacity by Signing $16 Billion in Supplier Long-term Agreements

 At its semi-annual Partner and Supplier Forum, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), announced it has signed...

Oct 02, 2014, 14:30 ET

Gregory H. Gernhardt Named President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney today appointed Gregory H. Gernhardt, 49, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, effective immediately. Gernhardt...

Sep 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines

 Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 50 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Macquarie AirFinance (part of the global...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:52 ET

Airbus A320neo Aircraft Completes First Flight with Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines

 Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines have successfully powered the Airbus A320neo in its maiden flight. Airbus selected the PW1100G-JM...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:01 ET

Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Air Force Complete Qualification for F135 Engine Testing at Tinker Air Force Base

 Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, together with its U.S. Air Force partner at the F135 Heavy Maintenance...