PW1500G Engine Receives EASA Certification

Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ PW1500G engine received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on May 18. The PW1500G powers the Bombardier C Series aircraft family. The EASA certification covers the PW1519G, PW1520G, PW1524G and PW1525G engine thrust variants. The engines were certified by Transport Canada in February 2013 and are assembled… Czytaj dalej PW1500G Engine Receives EASA Certification

Wasp Engine Receives Official Engineering Landmark Designation

Pratt & Whitney’s R-1340 Wasp engine was officially designated as a historic engineering landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in a ceremony held last night at the New England Air Museum. The Wasp engine would change military aviation and pioneer reliable commercial airline service, powering nearly 100 aircraft types. During World War… Czytaj dalej Wasp Engine Receives Official Engineering Landmark Designation

F-35 Joint Program Office Awards Pratt & Whitney LRIP 9 Contract for F135 Engines

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract valued at approximately $1.4 billion for the production of the ninth lot of F135 propulsion systems powering the F-35 Lightning II. The ninth low rate initial production (LRIP) contract covers 66 total production engines, including spare engines, spare modules, and spare parts for… Czytaj dalej F-35 Joint Program Office Awards Pratt & Whitney LRIP 9 Contract for F135 Engines

Pratt & Whitney Announced as Engine Provider for U.S. Air Force B-21 Bomber

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III discussed the state of the Air Force during a press conference at the Pentagon March 7. During the press conference, both leaders acknowledged a lot has happened since the last „State of the Air Force” address in August… Czytaj dalej Pratt & Whitney Announced as Engine Provider for U.S. Air Force B-21 Bomber

F-22 Passes 10-Year IOC Milestone With High-Performing F119 Engine

The F-22 Raptor, a military fighter jet with a history of adapting to changing mission needs, passed a significant milestone this past December with its 10-year anniversary of Initial Operational Capability (IOC) with the U.S. Air Force. Two Pratt & Whitney F119-PW-100 turbofan engines power the F-22, and the F119 is the world’s first operational… Czytaj dalej F-22 Passes 10-Year IOC Milestone With High-Performing F119 Engine

F135 Team Uses USTRANSCOM to Ship Hardware to Tinker Air Force Base

Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) successfully completed their first shipment of a F135 fan module, which arrived at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Feb. 17 from Eglin Air Force Base, near Valparaiso, Florida. The event marked the official beginning of a new transportation partnership on the F135… Czytaj dalej F135 Team Uses USTRANSCOM to Ship Hardware to Tinker Air Force Base