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Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to power 174 A320neo Aircraft.

• Order valued at $4.9 billion U.S. at list price. • Expands long-term material service agreement and enhances MRO support. At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of Lion Group, and CFM International announced an order for 348 LEAP-1A engines to power 174 firm Airbus A320neo aircraft. The aircraft order… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement to Provide Data Management Service for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft’s Health Management System.

Will provide the infrastructure via its eFAST system to facilitate remote troubleshooting on all CSeries aircraft systems. RAA Annual Convention, Cleveland, Ohio — Bombardier announced today that it has teamed up with Pratt & Whitney to develop and implement a data management service for the CSeries aircraft – part of the overall Bombardier Aircraft Health… Read More ›

Brunei Accepts Four Sikorsky S-70i™ BLACK HAWK Helicopters for Regional Security Missions.

The Ministry of Defence this week at the Brunei International Defence Exhibition (Bridex) accepted two Sikorsky S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters into the Royal Brunei Air Force following an unveiling attended by His Majesty the Sultan. Two more Sikorsky S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters are currently undergoing the process of acceptance at the Royal Brunei Air Force…. Read More ›

New Three-Year Contract Ratified by IAM for Pratt & Whitney’s Connecticut Operations.

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 ›

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing contracts to acquire two S-92A™ and two S-76D™ Sikorsky helicopters.

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing, the helicopter operating leasing business of Macquarie Group, has contracted to acquire two S-92A™ and two S-76D™ helicopters from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. along with an unspecified number of options to acquire additional aircraft. The four new helicopters will be configured initially for the oil and gas service markets. Sikorsky Aircraft is a… Read More ›

Colombian Army Contracts for Two Additional S-70i™ BLACK HAWK Helicopters.

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) announced today at the LAAD Defence & Security International Exhibition that the Colombian Army has contracted to buy two additional S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters. The two aircraft will augment five S-70i helicopters that arrived January 30 in Colombia to join the Special Forces of the Colombian… Read More ›

Embraer Selects New Suppliers for E-Jets Second Generation.

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, Pratt & Whitney Canada Sign 10-Year Agreement.

    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 ›

Sikorsky Aerospace Services Announces the Signing of a Basic Ordering Agreement with the Brunei Ministry of Defence

Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with the Brunei Ministry of Defence as part of Sikorsky’s recent overarching sales contract to provide 12 S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters to the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAF). This five-year agreement will support the S-70i aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2013, and… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $194M F135 Long-Lead Production Contract.

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 ›

Hamilton Sundstrand Rocketdyne to Power ‘Curiosity’ Rover on Mars.

When the Mars Science Laboratory embarks on its voyage to Mars on Nov. 25, Hamilton Sundstrand Rocketdyne products will be onboard to make the mission possible. Curiosity, about the size of a Mini Cooper and four times heavier than current Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, will be powered by Hamilton Sundstrand Rocketdyne’s Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric… Read More ›

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