Pratt & Whitney Completes Advanced Core Testing for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has completed testing on its full-scale PurePower engine core with more than 260 test hours, successfully validating performance and operability goals.


The PurePower PW1000G engine is the exclusive power for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft scheduled to enter service in 2013 and the Mitsubishi Regional Jet scheduled to enter service in 2014. The PW1000G engine was recently selected by Irkut Corporation to power the new MC-21 aircraft family scheduled to enter service in 2016.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.

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* Bombardier and CSeries are trademarks of Bombardier Inc or its subsidiaries.

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