Transport Canada Certifies Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney announced today that Pratt & Whitney has successfully achieved Transport Canada type certification of its first PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine – the PW1500G engine that will power Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft. Pratt & Whitney… Continue reading
Through a partnership with the DLR German Aerospace… Continue reading
Bombardier Aerospace’s Learjet 75 jet continues to achieve its development milestones with the first powering up of the aircraft’s electrical systems on the Wichita production line. Aircraft power, including to the new Bombardier Vision flight deck, was switched on during… Continue reading
Mexico’s flag carrier, Aeromexico, today announced that it intends to purchase LEAP-1B engines to power 90 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 airplanes. The order is valued at $2.25 billion U.S. at list price.
“We see great synergy between… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Carabineros de Chile have accepted their fifth AW109 Power light twin helicopter. A ceremony was recently held at FIDAE 2012 in Santiago in the presence of several dignitaries and representatives… Continue reading
Pratt & Whitney and Boeing Representatives Sign Engine Contract to Power U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker
Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt & Whitney’s Military Engines division, and Maureen Dougherty, Boeing vice president and program manager, KC-46 Tanker Program, hosted a ceremonial engine contract signing event today at Boeing’s Tanker Program Office in Mukilteo, Wash., for contracts… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Executive HeliShares, a Briles Wing & Helicopter, Inc. Company, located in Van Nuys, CA has selected the AW109 Power and GrandNew product lines as the VIP platforms of choice for their… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, is to power 20 new aircraft for THAI Airways International.
Rolls-Royce Trent XWB and Trent 1000 engines will power 12 Airbus A350 XWB and eight Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft which are part of THAI’s fleet… Continue reading
TIME Magazine has named Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® PW1000G engine as one of “The 50 Best Inventions of 2011,” describing it as “the most important development in aviation in 2011.” Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) company.… Continue reading
RTE announces the creation of AIRTELIS and selects Eurocopters EC225 for new maintenance and support techniques on electrical power lines
Marignane, France, November 17, 2011
AIRTELIS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RTE specializing in heliborne operations, received its first EC225 helicopter today from Eurocopter – the world’s leading helicopter manufacturer in the civil market. The delivery ceremony was held in Marignane… Continue reading
The North Charleston site ranks 33rd overall among green energy consumers, a list that… Continue reading
All 20 F-35 Lightning IIs have been grounded following a failure of the aircraftâ€™s integrated power package (IPP).
The incident took place at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during a ground maintenance run of aircraft… Continue reading