Associated Aircraft Group (AAG®), the East Coast’s largest and most experienced executive Sikorsky S-76® helicopter services provider, announced today a limited time special charter pricing program for companies’ Flight Departments and business aircraft owners wishing to use outlying airports to avoid the Metro New York region during the current delays induced by staffing shortages.
26 April 2013
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, the rocket-engine manufacturer that helped power American astronauts to the moon during the Apollo era, has completed the last in a series of hot-fire tests on a J-2X engine with a stub-nozzle extension at simulated altitude conditions. This latest chapter in the development of America’s next rocket engine paves the way toward full-motion testing of the J-2X engine, which is designed to power humans to Mars. NASA has selected the J-2X as the upper-stage propulsion for the evolved 143-ton (130-metric-ton) Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced heavy-lift launch vehicle. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
24 April 2013
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) reported first quarter earnings per share of $1.39 and net income attributable to common shareowners of $1.3 billion, up 6 percent and 7 percent, respectively, over the year ago quarter. Results for the current quarter include $0.11 per share of favorable one-time items net of restructuring costs. Earnings per share in the year ago quarter included a $0.21 benefit from one-time items net of restructuring costs. Before these items, earnings per share increased 16 percent year over year. Net foreign currency translation and hedges at Pratt & Whitney Canada had an adverse impact of $0.01 in the quarter.
23 April 2013
Sensors & Integrated Systems, a unit of UTC Aerospace Systems located in Plymouth, UK has won a 2013 Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the highest official UK honor for British business. The award, in the category of Innovation, recognizes the international success of the business’ unique, miniature, solid state gyroscopic devices. These rugged inertial measurement units (IMUs) help guide a wide variety of systems including air and land vehicles, missiles and shells. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
22 April 2013
Nearly 50 unique aircraft engine part repair announcements are now available on Pratt & Whitney’s website, highlighting the company’s repair capabilities, which have yielded more than 25,000 new repairs since 2000. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.
17 April 2013
UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aerostructures business has been selected by Ocean Air Linhas Aereas Avianca Brazil to provide complete nacelle maintenance for the airline’s fleet of 12 A320 family aircraft powered by CFM56-5B engines. The flight hour agreement specifies that Aerostructures will provide initial provisioning of spare parts, dedicated nacelle components to enhance Avianca Brazil’s operational reliability, as well as providing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) coverage, including parts and labor. The MRO work will be performed at the UTC Aerospace Systems’ MRO facility located in Atibaia, Brazil (Goodrich do Brasil). UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
16 April 2013