A new three-year contract has been ratified following a vote by members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The contract is effective on Dec. 9 and covers approximately 2,800 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Conn. Pratt & Whitney is… Read More ›
Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM & FBOVESPA: EMBR3) has selected UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to provide the electric power generation and distribution system for the second generation of E-Jets, which are planned to enter service in 2018. The company will supply the main and auxiliary electric power generators;… Read More ›
Piper Aircraft, Inc. has reached a 10-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) for the continuing purchase of PT6A-42A turboprop engines to power Piper’s flagship aircraft, the single-engine M-Class Meridian. P&WC is aUnited Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. Piper President and CEO Simon Caldecott announced the accord at a news conference on the… Read More ›
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners’ Turkish Engine Center Delivers 100th Overhauled Engine to Turkish Airlines.
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners’ Turkish Engine Center recently celebrated delivery of its 100th overhauled CFM56® engine to Turkish Airlines. The Turkish Engine Center is a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); and Turkish Technic, a division of Turkish Airlines. “This engine delivery to Turkish Airlines… Read More ›
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $194,097,296 long-lead production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. The low rate initial production (LRIP) contract covers long-lead materials for the sixth lot of F135 engines, and provides Pratt & Whitney the ability to start procuring long-lead items for production… Read More ›