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Sikorsky Challenges Kids to Create the Helicopter of the Future in Scholarship Competition

For the fourth consecutive year, Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), is giving kids, ages 9 – 16, a chance to compete for a $1,000 scholarship through the Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and Challenge. The national program, which challenges kids to design a Helicopter of the Future, kicked off June 1 and will run through September 30, 2014. Contestants will design a helicopter that addresses the potential challenges of 2050 and plan for how their Helicopters of the Future would overcome those challenges.

 

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9 June 2014

Kale Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Factory Opened by President Gül

Kale Group and Pratt & 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. Kale Pratt & Whitney is a joint venture between Turkey-based Kale Group, and U.S.-based Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX).

 

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6 June 2014

Pratt & Whitney’s Robotics Team Wins Manufacturing Leadership Award for Engineering & Production Technology

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award in the Engineering and Production Technology Leadership category for its Next Generation Robotics Automation Manufacturing team. Pratt & Whitney received the honor last night at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Florida.

 

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6 June 2014

Sikorsky Innovations Announces Winner of Annual STEM Challenge

A team from Danbury High School is the winner of the 2014 annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Challenge, Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., announced today. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

 

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5 June 2014

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First PurePower® Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Pratt & Whitney delivered its first PurePower PW1200G engine to Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. The PW1200G engines will power the single-aisle MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

 

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5 June 2014

P&W Executive: Aerospace Taking Off, Manufacturers Must Get on Board

The nation’s aerospace industry is taking off and Pratt & Whitney wants to make sure that as many Connecticut manufacturers as possible go along for the ride — if they can meet very high standards.

 

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3 June 2014