Category Archives: Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney, IHI Celebrate 2 Million Flight Hours with Japan Air Self Defense Forces

Pratt & Whitney has reached more than 33 years of flying F100 engines with the Japan Self Defense Forces (JSDF), which equates to approximately 2 million flight hours. In late 1975, the JSDF selected the F-15, powered by Pratt & Whitney F100-100 engines, to serve as their new air self-defense fighter. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.

 

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21 February 2014

V2500® Program Reaches 6,000th Production Milestone

IAE International Aero Engines AG reached a new production milestone when it shipped its 6,000th V2500 engine from the Pratt & Whitney Middletown Engine Center. The engine will be delivered to JetBlue Airways under the wing of an Airbus A321ceo aircraft in March.

 

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21 February 2014

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on Air Costa Order for 50 Embraer Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 50 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, with an additional 50 purchase rights, for an order announced today by Embraer and Air Costa.  Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018. The PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine family has more than 5,000 orders and commitments, including options. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

 

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13 February 2014

Nepal Airlines Corporation Selects V2500® SelectOne™ Engines for A320ceos

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed its first order with IAE International Aero Engines AG to supply V2500-A5 SelectOne engines to power two new firm A320ceo aircraft plus options for two additional aircraft. Aircraft deliveries are scheduled for 2015.

 

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13 February 2014

Tigerair Awarded Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Singapore-based operator Tigerair the Pure-V designation for V2500® engines powering its aircraft.A Pure-V designated engine contains IAE-approved parts and repairs throughout the entire engine. The program was created to provide a designation IAE customers’ engines that have been maintained to OEM standards, for example those covered by a Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA), and to recognize the superior value of these engines. According to IAE’s records, approximately 60% of the V2500 fleet qualifies as Pure-V.

 

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13 February 2014

Pakistan International Airlines Awards Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Engine Management Program

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, three-year Engine Management Program (EMP) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to maintain the airline’s fleet of 12 PW4152 installed engines.

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13 February 2014