Pratt & Whitney Advanced Core Testing Validates Performance Goals for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has completed more than 100 hours of testing successfully validating performance goals of its new generation of commercial jet engines.

The PurePower PW1000G engine has been selected as 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 was also recently selected to power the proposed new Irkut MC-21 narrow-body jet scheduled to enter service in 2016. The PurePower PW800 engine is targeted to power the next generation of large business jets.

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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