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Pratt & Whitney to Develop Advanced Variable Speed Power Turbine for Army Rotorcraft

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp., won a U.S. Army contract to research and develop an Advanced Variable-Speed Power Turbine (AVSPOT) able to meet the range and lift requirements for current and future force rotorcraft. The goal of the AVSPOT program, an initiative of the U.S. Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate in […]

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Pratt & Whitney Canada and Viking Air Limited Sign 10-year Agreement; Two Aviation Icons Continue to Make History

NBAA – Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Viking Air Limited today announced they have entered into a 10-year General Terms Agreement to supply PT6 engines, including the PT6A-34 for the Twin Otter aircraft. The announcement was made during the National Business Aviation Association’s 65th annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida. P&WC is a […]

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Pratt & Whitney Canada To Have Significant Presence At NBAA 2012

Pratt &Whitney Canada (P&WC) will be active at the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida. P&WC is a division of United Technologies Corp. company. //st Throughout the course of the event, the P&WC show booth (# 3160) will be staffed by engine experts and aftermarket consultants to answer […]

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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers Upper Stage of Atlas V Rocket

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and RD AMROSS rocket propulsion systems propelled a critical U.S. government national-security satellite into orbit on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, which is powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 booster engine. The rocket’s upper stage is powered by the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne […]

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Technicians prepare a US Air Force C-17 for engine health monitoring tests as part of the Vehicle Integrated Propulsion Research program -- a collaboration by NASA, the Air Force, and Pratt & Whitney to create a sensor system for early diagnosis of engine problems. (Source: NASA)

NASA Will Use Cereal & Crayons to Test Engine Sensors

NASA researchers are planning to put the engines of a C-17 cargo transport plane on a diet of cereal and crayons as part of a series of tests of new health diagnostic sensors that they hope will become an early warning system for potential engine failure. The space agency says its Aviation Safety Program is […]

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Pratt & Whitney Starts Flight Tests of MRJ Engine

Flight tests of the PW1200G geared turbofan for Mitsubishi’s Regional Jet (MRJ) got under way at Mirabel, Canada, on April 30. The engine was flown on Pratt’s second Boeing 747SP flying testbed, which is modified with an upper fuselage-mounted stub wing to test smaller turbofans and turboprops. Pratt & Whitney expects to run through the […]

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Rolls-Royce Awarded Propulsion System Order for F-35B

Pratt & Whitney has awarded Rolls-Royce a $315 million contract to produce LiftSystem equipment for 17 F135-powered short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B combat aircraft. Announced on 1 May, the propulsion system order covers the delivery of LiftFans, roll posts and three-bearing swivel modules this year for 17 aircraft included in Lockheed Martin’s fourth […]

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Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210 to Power Eurocopter X4

Rotorhub revealed that a Pratt & Whitney engine would feature on the new aircraft in February, but at the time Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling would not reveal the model or size of the engine.

PW&C revealed details about the engine’s involvement in the X4 project in a press release on 25 April.

’With a PW210 engine you […]

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