Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW610 Engine Selected to Power New Eclipse 550 Aircraft

There are approximately 2,000 PW600 engines in service with more than one million flying hours across three platforms.


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.

No information in this release should be construed as a representation by anyone that actual sales of engines and/or engine parts or services to the airframer will occur as actual production depends on many factors, including, without limitation, on airframer's commitment to produce the aircraft; production volumes will depend on orders received and prevailing economic conditions.

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