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UTC’s Pratt & Whitney Tests Three-Stream Fan Under Air Force Engine Tech Devt Program

A United Technologies Corp. division has tested a three-stream fan in an F135 propulsion system as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Adaptive Engine Technology Development initiative. Pratt and Whitney said Sept. 18 the test occurred at the Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee, and aimed to demonstrate the division’s capacity to meet combat aircraft propulsion …

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Air Force Picks Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney to Build Aircraft Secondary Power Systems

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a potential $12 million contract to Honeywell International and a $15 million contract to United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary to research, develop and engineer secondary power systems for multiple types of aircraft. Both contractors will support efforts of the Air Force and U.S. Navy to optimize the safety, …

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NASA Taps Boeing-Pratt & Whitney-UTC Aerospace Team for Green Aircraft Engine Tech Demo

A team consists of Boeing, United Technologies Corp.’s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary and UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by NASA to perform a flight demonstration of an aircraft engine designed to reduce noise and fuel consumption under a potential three-year cooperative cost-sharing agreement. NASA’s aeronautics research mission directorate will …

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Air Force to Receive Final C-17 Aircraft Engine from Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney is scheduled to deliver a company-built engine for the C-17  Globemaster III transport aircraft of the U.S. Air Force in late January. It is the last of the 1,313 F117 production engines that Pratt & Whitney has built for the military branch, the company said Tuesday. Pratt & Whitney commemorated the engine delivery milestone at …

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Pratt & Whitney Taps KMWE for F-35 Engine Parts Production

United Technologies Corp. unit Pratt & Whitney has awarded KMWE / DutchAero a 10-year contract to produce machined parts for the F-35 propulsion system. KMWE/DutchAero will build and deliver the components as part of Pratt & Whitney’s global F135 engine supply chain, Pratt & Whitney said Thursday. The contract “reaffirms Pratt & Whitney’s commitment to F135 …

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Pratt & Whitney Orders F135 Engine Parts From Multicut A/S; Bennett Croswell Comments

United Technologies Corp. subsidiary Pratt & Whitney has selected Multicut A/S to produce components for the F135 engine under a 10-year procurement agreement. F135 serves as the propulsion system for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, Pratt & Whitney said Monday. Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt & Whitney military engines, said the contract “reaffirms …

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Ambassador Max Baucus Visits Pratt & Whitney’s Shanghai Engine Center; Roger Retana Comments

Pratt & Whitney‘s Shanghai Engine Center hosted a visit from U.S. Ambassador to China Max Sieben Baucus, who inspected the facility and met with executives from United Technologies Corp.‘s subsidiaries and joint venture partner. The UTC subsidiary said Wednesday the center houses its Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company venture with China …

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Pratt & Whitney Unveils Maintenance, Engineering Hub in Singapore; Paul Adams Comments

Pratt & Whitney has officially opened a maintenance, repair and operations hub for PW4000 aircraft engines in Singapore as part of a $110 million capital investment. The facility is located at the Seletar industrial aerospace park which already houses Pratt & Whitney’s component solutions business and global services engineering team, …

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