Tag Archives: aircraft engine

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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GE Awarded $74M Contract to Repair Navy Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft Engine Components

General Electric has been awarded a $74 million contract to repair, replace and provide program support for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler planes. Work under the performance-based contract will occur in Jacksonville, Florida, and at various GE supplier locations through April 2017, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy …

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UTC Subsidiary Awards F135 Engine Component Manufacturing Contracts to 4 Italian Aerospace Suppliers

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has awarded four Italy-based aerospace suppliers potential 10-year manufacturing contracts worth an estimated $17 million for the production of F135 engine components. Pratt & Whitney has selected Aerea, APR, Mepit and NCM to manufacture the engine components that will be integrated with the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, Pratt …

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Boeing Subcontracts Avcorp for KC-46A Tanker Panoramic Camera Fairings; Peter George Comments

Boeing has awarded Avcorp Industries a subcontract to produce panoramic camera fairings for the KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft of the U.S. Air Force. Avcorp will assemble metallic components of panoramic camera structures into a fully integrated system for installation on the 767-2C fuselage at Boeing’s facility in Everett, Washington, Avcorp said Monday. The …

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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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