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Pratt and Whitney Tests F135 Engine Cold Section

United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt and Whitney subsidiary has tested the cold segment of an engine technology designed to power the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Pratt and Whitney said Wednesday its F-135 engine demonstrated full-life capability  during an accelerated mission test that occurred at the Arnold Air Force Base’s engineering development complex in Tennessee. The test …

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General Atomics, Pratt & Whitney Test Unmanned Tanker Engine; David Alexander Comments

Pratt & Whitney has provided an engine technology for an unmanned aerial refueling aircraft that an industry team led by General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business is offering to the U.S. Navy. Both companies tested the inlet and exhaust systems of General Atomics Aeronautical System Inc.‘s MQ-25A Stingray that features the PW815 engine technology, General Atomics said Thursday. P&W delivered …

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Pratt & Whitney Inaugurates Puerto Rico Aerospace Engineering Hub

United Technologies Corp.’s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has established an aerospace engineering center in Puerto Rico through a partnership with the island’s government-owned industrial development company. Pratt & Whitney said Monday it opened the 104K-square-foot facility during a ceremony held Monday and attended by Gov. Ricardo Rosello and PRIDCO representatives. The building is designed …

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General Atomics Assesses Aerodynamic Capabilities of MQ-25 Drone; David Alexander Comments

A General Atomics business unit has completed the fourth low-speed wind tunnel test of a carrier-based refueling tanker drone being developed for the U.S. Navy. The San Diego-based General Atomics Aeronautics Systems Inc. said Tuesday its aeronautical systems division assessed and verified the MQ-25 Stingray tanker’s high-lift system and spoiler-based direct …

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Pratt & Whitney Introduces F-35 Engine Power, Thermal Management Upgrade; Matthew Bromberg Comments

A division of United Technologies Corp. has launched an engine update meant to enhance aircraft power and thermal management system capacity. Pratt & Whitney announced Tuesday that its Growth Option 2.0 upgrade for the fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II‘s F135 engine is geared to address PTMS functions for future block updates to the aircraft. Matthew …

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