OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN--(Marketwire - July 23, 2012) - EAA AIRVENTURE - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is inviting owners, operators, maintenance personnel and overall enthusiasts of its PT6A engines to attend a PT6A seminar during EAA 2012 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Saturday, July 28. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
"This activity is part of our global "Customer Reach Out" initiative and will provide a unique opportunity for our customers to meet with key people from the PT6A team responsible for supporting them," said Raffaele Virgili, Vice President, Customer Service, P&WC. "In addition to providing insight into the P&WC PT6A design, operation, and maintenance recommendations, this 75-minute seminar will also provide attendees with a historic retrospective of the PT6A, from its entry into service almost 50 years ago to the latest technology injected into this legendary turboprop engine."
For specific details on P&WC's event initiatives, visit P&WC's website at http://www.pwc.ca/en/service-support/service-support.
Come see us at EAA: Hangar B, booth 2132. Interested operators are invited to drop by P&WC's booth to speak with a customer service representative.
About Pratt & Whitney Canada
Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is shaping the future of business aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Every second, a P&WC-powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. P&WC's engines, with close to 600 million hours in the air, are the industry benchmark for innovative design, dispatch reliability, operating economics and easy maintenance. P&WC is firmly committed to ensuring that its products are designed, produced and operated while minimizing environmental impacts throughout their life cycle.
There are currently more than 49,000 engines in service on more than 28,000 aircraft operated by some 10,000 operators in 200 countries. The most extensive support network in the industry, which includes more than 30 company-owned and designated service facilities, supports this global fleet.
Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). UTC is a diversified company providing high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.