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Germany extends TBO on PW206B2 engine

Germany extends TBO on PW206B2 engine

German EMS provider DRF Luftrettung is poised to significantly extend time on wing for its fleet of 17 H135P2 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PW206B2 engine. Germany’s aviation authority, Luftfahrt Bundesamt, has approved the extension of the TBO on DRF Luftrettung’s engines from 4,000 hours to 4,500 hours on all… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 07-Mar-17

Leonardo takes delivery of 2000th PT6C-67C engine for AW139 program

Leonardo takes delivery of 2000th PT6C-67C engine for AW139 program

Pratt & Whitney Canada will soon deliver its 2,000th PT6C-67C helicopter engine to Leonardo Helicopters, maker of the iconic AgustaWestland139, which entered into service in 2003. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The PT6C-67C engine gives the intermediate-twin helicopter exceptional power capability with each engine producing 1,700 shaft horsepower (shp) thermodynamic. The… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 07-Mar-17

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Enhances Service Capabilities with “Virtual Presence”

Pratt & Whitney Canada Enhances Service Capabilities with “Virtual Presence”

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has further enhanced its capacity to provide rapid, tailored customer support with Librestream’s Onsight, a new field-collaboration solution that connects the aircraft technician and remote specialist using an interactive audio-video technology platform. Building on its customer service leadership in the aviation industry, P&WC is able to deliver expedited support and… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 07-Mar-17

Customer Rollout of Innovative MyP&WC Power

Customer Rollout of Innovative MyP&WC Power

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced that MyP&WC Power, the company’s new online customer service portal, featuring an easy-to-use shopping cart and advanced transactional and search capabilities, now has more than 14,000 users and will complete its progressive rollout to all customers in a matter of weeks. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp…. Read more »

Source: P&WC, 02-Sep-16

Pratt and Whitney Canada congratulates Airbus on 20 years of EC135

Pratt and Whitney Canada congratulates Airbus on 20 years of EC135

In June of 1996, Airbus Helicopters opened a new chapter in the helicopter aviation industry when the now iconic H135 aircraft entered into service. From its inception, the H135 played a tremendous role in the development and growth of a number of critical applications, including Emergency Medical Services and Law Enforcement. The majority of H135… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 15-Jul-16

P&WC Rolls Out New Customer Service Engine

P&WC Rolls Out New Customer Service Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has started broad customer roll-out of MyP&WC Power, a flexible new service portal that makes conducting business with the company more convenient than ever through its advanced e-commerce functionality. The company expects the number of users on the new portal to grow from about 3,000 currently to as high as… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 24-May-16

P&WC approves H+S Aviation PW200 and PT6C-67 test cells in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today that the test cell at its facility in Abu Dhabi has been successfully correlated by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) for the PW200 and PT6C-67 series engines. “This correlation by P&WC, the OEM, is great news for our rotorcraft customers in the Middle East,”… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 29-Mar-16

P&WC Amplifies Efforts Across the Board to Support Helicopter Customers

P&WC Amplifies Efforts Across the Board to Support Helicopter Customers

Pratt & Whitney Canada has launched several innovative solutions and offerings to deliver high value to its turboshaft customers around the world. These innovations provide real-time savings, reduce costs, create stable maintenance environments and enhance aircraft availability for the company’s growing customer base in this segment. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)…. Read more »

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ADAC marks 130,000 hours with IBF-fitted PW206 engines

ADAC marks 130,000 hours with IBF-fitted PW206 engines

“ADAC implemented the IBF in 2011 to directly address the environmental challenges its fleet encounters – which is absolutely critical for an emergency medical services provider,” said Irene Makris, Vice President, Marketing, P&WC. “The IBF device ensures there are no flight delays and allows the fleet to be operated for any kind of emergency mission,… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 06-Mar-16

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Pratt & Whitney Canada FAST system now available on AW139

Pratt & Whitney Canada FAST system now available on AW139

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC’s) Flight Acquisition, Storage and Transmission (FAST™) solution is now available on Finmeccanica’s AW139 helicopter, providing a wireless turnkey solution that delivers actionable, preventative engine health information as well as flight data recorder (FDR) data collection and transmission to operators. The result is reduced pilot workload, operating costs and downtime through… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 06-Mar-16

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Pratt & Whitney Canada extends TBO on PW210 turboshaft

Pratt & Whitney Canada extends TBO on PW210 turboshaft

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced that it has extended the basic time between overhaul (TBO) for its PW210 turboshaft engines from 3,500 to 4,000 hours. This will increase time-on-wing and reduce maintenance costs by over 10 percent for operators. The extension applies to all PW210 engines currently in service and those to be… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 06-Mar-16

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Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation make engine MRO offers at Heli-Expo

Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation make engine MRO offers at  Heli-Expo

To celebrate the expansion of their global rotorcraft network to include the PW200, PW210, PT6C-67, and PT6T series engines from Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), BBA Aviation companies Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation announced today that they are offering exclusive savings on qualifying Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services to rotorcraft customers who commit to… Read more »

Source: Dallas Airmotive, 01-Mar-16

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Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

In response to a growing Asia-Pacific operator base comprising more than 7,000 Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) engines in service in the region, P&WC has doubled the staff at its Singapore-based Pratt & Whitney Canada (SEA) Pte Ltd (“Asia Hub”) – including its 24/7 Customer First Center (CFirst) support staff – to more than 30… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 24-Feb-16

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New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the appointment of Robert Leduc as President of Pratt & Whitney. Leduc, who most recently served UTC as President of Sikorsky Aircraft prior to its sale, succeeds Paul R. Adams, who is retiring at the end of February. Adams and Leduc will work over the next weeks to… Read more »

Source: UTC, 15-Jan-16

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Gulf Helicopters launches mobile PT6T, PT6C and PW207E service in Middle East

Gulf Helicopters launches mobile PT6T, PT6C and PW207E service in Middle East

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has expanded on-wing mobile repair team (MRT) capabilities and line maintenance options for operators of its PT6T, PT6C and PW207E helicopter engines in the Middle East. P&WC’s Customer Service Centre  Europe is welcoming Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC), as a Premium Service Provider in the region. GHC will be able… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 15-Nov-15

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Titan Aviation Selects P&WC ESP® Program for customer Bell 429

Titan Aviation Selects P&WC ESP® Program for customer Bell 429

Dubai-based aircraft management company Titan Aviation Group has signed an Eagle Service Plan (ESP® Program) agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) on behalf of a private company which owns a new Bell 429 helicopter. The ESP® Program is an optional pay-per-hour engine maintenance plan designed for corporate and general aviation operators of select… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 15-Nov-15

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EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation company, announced today that its Abu Dhabi maintenance, repair and overhaul facility has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 approval for PW206/PW207 and PT6C-67C turboshaft engines. The EASA authorisation follows the facility’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) CAR 145 approval earlier this year. “Our Abu Dhabi facility is… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 15-Nov-15

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P&WC Increases PT6B-37A Engine TBO by 1,500 Hours

P&WC Increases PT6B-37A Engine TBO by 1,500 Hours

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has boosted the basic Time Between Overhaul (TBO) for the power section of the PT6B-37A turboshaft engine by a full 50 per cent, jumping from 3,000 hours to 4,500 hours, resulting in improved operating economics. All PT6B-37A engines in service are eligible for the basic TBO increase, meaning no… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 05-Oct-15

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P&WC PW210A Turboshaft Engine Poised for EIS on AW169

P&WC PW210A Turboshaft Engine Poised for EIS on AW169

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has completed its Entry Into Service (EIS) process for the new PW210A engine which will power the AgustaWestland AW169. The first delivery is imminent. “At P&WC, we pride ourselves in our EIS preparedness for every engine we introduce into the market,” says Irene Makris, Vice President, Marketing. “It is… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 05-Oct-15

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Pratt & Whitney Canada CFO moves to Bombardier

Pratt & Whitney Canada CFO moves to Bombardier

Bombardier Inc. announced today the appointment of John Di Bert as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective August 10, 2015. Mr. Di Bert was selected following an international search to find a successor to Pierre Alary, who is retiring. “I’m very pleased to announce the appointment of John Di Bert as our… Read more »

Source: Bombardier, 20-Jul-15

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Paris Air Show – Pratt & Whitney Canada

Paris Air Show – Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) will showcase its broad range of advanced engine products and world-class services for the global aviation market at the 51st International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport June 15-21. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). The International Paris Air Show is the world’s most iconic… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 15-Jun-15

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Deccan Charters to provide PWC engine training in India for FlightSafety

Deccan Charters to provide PWC engine training in India for FlightSafety

FlightSafety International has signed an agreement withDeccan Charters Pvt Ltd to provide Pratt & Whitney Canada Engine training in India. Training will be offered at Deccan’s facility in Bangalore on an extensive range of P&WC’s turboprop, turbofan, and turboshaft aircraft engines including the PT6A, PW 100, PT6T, PW 200 series. Courses are scheduled to begin… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 05-Jun-15

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SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

Vector Aerospace Corporation, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that SECA, a Vector Aerospace company, has changed its name to Vector Aerospace – France. SECA, located in Gonesse close to Le Bourget Airport on the outskirts of Paris, was founded in 1946, and the company… Read more »

Source: Vector, 26-May-15

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H+S Aviation Receives GCAA CAR 145 Approval for New Abu Dhabi Facility

H+S Aviation Receives GCAA CAR 145 Approval for New Abu Dhabi Facility

H+S Aviation, a BBA Aviation company, announced today that its H+S Aviation Middle East facility in Abu Dhabi received General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) CAR 145 approval for PW200 and PT6C-67C engines in the United Arab Emirates. This authorization is a major milestone for the company’s newest facility and enables H+S Aviation to provide comprehensive… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 20-May-15

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Vector Aerospace to exhibit at Heli UK Expo 2015

Vector Aerospace to exhibit at Heli UK Expo 2015

Vector Aerospace  (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Heli UK Expo 2015. The event will be held at Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton from 29th – 31st May and Vector will be located in the Heli UK Expo Hall. Dave… Read more »

Source: Vector, 13-May-15

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Vector Aerospace Graciously Accepts 2015 Rolls-Royce M250® Total Quality Award

Vector Aerospace Graciously Accepts 2015 Rolls-Royce M250® Total Quality Award

Vector Aerospace Corporation (Vector Aerospace), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (HS-NA) has been awarded a 2015 Total Quality Award from Rolls-Royce for the M250® engine product line on Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at the Rolls-Royce FIRST… Read more »

Source: Vector, 16-Mar-15

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P&WC’s Fast™ Engine Performance Monitoring And Diagnostic Solution Certified On AW139

P&WC’s Fast™ Engine Performance Monitoring And Diagnostic Solution Certified On AW139

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) recently certified the Flight Data Acquisition Storage and Transmission (FAST™) engine diagnostic solution for the AgustaWestland AW139. This system will provide operators with an end-to-end application for managing all helicopter engine performance data. FAST continuously monitors and records all engine data. At the end of every mission, the data is… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-15

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P&WC opens Two New Designated Overhaul Facilities

P&WC opens Two New Designated Overhaul Facilities

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) recently announced that its newly appointed designated overhaul facilities (DOF) Dallas Airmotive Inc. and H+S Aviation Limited (Booth 3700 at HELI-EXPO) will be fully operational in early 2015 providing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for turboshaft engines. Dallas Airmotive is located in Dallas, Texas, while H+S Aviation is in Abu… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-15

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P&WC Launches SMART Offerings for Mature Helicopter Engines

P&WC Launches SMART Offerings for Mature Helicopter Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada has launched a new suite of maintenance solutions for operators of helicopter engines. Introduced under the P&WC SMART banner, these “turboshaft dependable solutions” have been developed in direct response to customer demand. “We have long believed in the power of listening to our customers,” says John Di Bert, Vice President, Customer… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-15

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PW206B3 Engine Receives Key EASA Validation

PW206B3 Engine Receives Key EASA Validation

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s new PW206B3 engine has earned certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in December 2014, further clearing the way for its entry into service early this year on the new EC135P3 helicopter. The PW206B3 engine received its first certification with Transport Canada on 20 June, 2014. The engine boasts more… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-15

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First two P&WC-powered EC175 helicopters delivered to NHV

First two P&WC-powered EC175 helicopters delivered to NHV

Two Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67E-powered EC175 helicopters have been recently delivered to Belgian operator NHV (Noordzee Helicopters Vlaanderen). NHV, one of the launch customers for Airbus Helicopter’s new model, has started commercial operation with its first two EC175 helicopters in the North Sea in December 2014 which have already accumulated more than 300 hrs… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-15

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Spectro | Jet-Care continue to be the laboratory of choice for OEMs

Spectro | Jet-Care continue to be the laboratory of choice for OEMs

Spectro®|Jet-Care®, at the forefront of equipment condition monitoring services since 1976, has recently received continued approval from Turbomeca for the provision of debris analysis services using Scanning Electron Microscope, for their UK and Swiss laboratories. All three Spectro | Jet-Care laboratories, located in the UK, Switzerland and USA, also provide oil analysis services approved by… Read more »

Source: Spectro | Jet-Care, 01-Mar-15

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Airbus Helicopters drops PW210E engine option for X4

Airbus Helicopters drops PW210E engine option for X4

In 2012, Airbus Helicopters launched the X4 initial design concept around two highly capable turboshaft engines options: Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PW210E and Turbomeca’s ARRANO. At the conclusion of this preliminary phase, and founded upon a comprehensive market assessment, Airbus Helicopters has decided to amend the product positioning, consequently necessitating a significant engine power increase…. Read more »

Source: Airbus, 19-Feb-15

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PW210A Engine Wins Key EASA Validation

PW210A Engine Wins Key EASA Validation

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s new PW210A engine has earned certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), further clearing the way for its entry into service on AgustaWestland’s new AW169 helicopter. The PW210A engine, selected in 2010 by AgustaWestland to power the AW169 helicopter, received its first certification with Transport Canada in July 2014. The… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 11-Dec-14

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P&WC to Invest Over $1 Billion in Research & Development Over 4½ Years

P&WC to Invest Over $1 Billion in Research & Development Over 4½ Years

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today in both its Longueuil (Quebec) and Mississauga (Ontario) facilities that it will invest over $1 billion in research and development (R&D) over the next 4.5 years to develop the next generation of high-performance aircraft engines. The investment includes a $300 million repayable contribution from the Government of Canada… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney, 09-Dec-14

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Transport Canada approves PW206B3 engine for EC135P3

Transport Canada approves PW206B3 engine for EC135P3

Transport Canada has given its seal of approval to Pratt & Whitney Canada’s new PW206B3 engine, selected to power the new Airbus Helicopters EC135 P3 light, multipurpose twin-engine helicopter. The updated EC135 P3, announced at Heli-Expo 2013, is scheduled to enter service in the first quarter of 2015. The PW206B3, which received Transport Canada certification… Read more »

Source: PWC, 07-Jul-14

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Site Named AHS International Vertical Flight Heritage Site

Pratt & Whitney Canada Site Named AHS International Vertical Flight Heritage Site

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s important role in the development of the global helicopter industry has been recognized with the naming of its Longueuil, Canada site as a Vertical Flight Heritage Site by American Helicopter Society (AHS) International, the world’s leading technical society dedicated to the advancement of vertical flight technology and its applications. A plaque… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 28-May-14

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P&WC Congratulates Airbus Helicopters for EC175 Certification

P&WC Congratulates Airbus Helicopters for EC175 Certification

On January 30 of this year, Airbus Helicopters successfully obtained EASA Type Certification on the EC175 powered by the PT6C-67E. Designed especially for the medium-sized twin market, the engine is equipped with the latest technology dual-channel FADEC control system to optimize pilot workload. The powerplant also includes new technologies to provide reliable starting with excellent… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-14

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PW200 Engine Family Celebrates a Quarter Century of Success

PW200 Engine Family Celebrates a Quarter Century of Success

October 1988 marked a new path in the helicopter industry for Pratt & Whitney Canada: the first flight of a PW200 series engine. A twin-engine Bo105LS, powered by the PW205B, from Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm of Germany (MBB), lifted off from Ontario’s Niagara Peninsula. Standing nearby, Canadian and German engineers and technicians applauded as the blue-and-white helicopter climbed… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-14

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Signed Four Major Contracts with EMS Helicopter Operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signed Four Major Contracts with EMS Helicopter Operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed engine maintenance contracts with four U.S. emergency medical service (EMS) helicopter operators that will keep their fleets flying with predictable maintenance costs. The long-term contracts include the Fleet Management Program (FMP®), the Event Cost Plan (ECP®), the Zero-Time Exchange and Overhaul Program (ZIP) and the T&M Engine Services… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-14

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Pratt & Whitney Canada signs FMP® Agreement with Bristow Helicopters

Pratt & Whitney Canada signs FMP® Agreement with Bristow Helicopters

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Bristow Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, have signed a long-term Fleet Management Program (FMP) agreement for the maintenance of PW210S engines installed on Bristow’s fleet of Sikorsky S-76D helicopters. Bristow Group is one of the leading providers of helicopter services for the worldwide offshore energy industry. P&WC’s FMP agreements… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-14

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Pratt & Whitney Canada and Milestone Sign $75M fifteen year deal

Pratt & Whitney Canada and Milestone Sign $75M fifteen year deal

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a United Technologies Corporation company (NYSE:UTX), and Milestone Aviation Group, a global leader in helicopter leasing, today announced a US$ 75 million, 15-year agreement under which P&WC will offer its Flexible Turboshaft Engine Fleet Management program to Milestone customers. The agreement, signed today at HAI Heli-Expo, will provide P&WC’s customized… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 27-Feb-14

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P&WC Continues to Gain Momentum in the Global Helicopter Market

P&WC Continues to Gain Momentum in the Global Helicopter Market

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC’s) growing helicopter-engine business marked several major milestones in 2013 including reaching 50 million turboshaft flying hours and is gearing up for another busy year. In 2013, the PW210S engine, selected for Sikorsky’s S-76D helicopter, received EASA validation in July, and the PT6T-9 engine entered service on the Bell 412EPI in… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 22-Feb-14

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Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

Keystone Turbine Services (KTS – an M International Company) is pleased to announce their full force attendance at HAI HELI-EXPO 2014 in Anaheim, CA. In addition to showcasing their new Honeywell approval for PT6 Series accessory overhaul and repair, visit Booth #5726 to discuss with their Sales, Customer Support and Technical Teams the comprehensive list… Read more »

Source: Keystone, 20-Feb-14

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P&WC to invest $275M in cutting-edge technologies and facility upgrades

P&WC to invest $275M in cutting-edge technologies and facility upgrades

Accompanied by Quebec Premier Pauline Marois, Quebec government representatives, members of the aerospace industry and academic/research sectors and many employees, John Saabas, President, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), today announced investments totalling $275 million over five years, including the creation of a World-Class Centre of Excellence for Intelligent Manufacturing in Longueuil. P&WC is a United… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 29-Oct-13

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ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell HON +0.25% and Pratt & Whitney UTX -0.11% joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The goal of ITEP is to develop and qualify an advanced 3000 horsepower turboshaft engine, primarily for… Read more »

Source: ATEC, 22-Oct-13

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Metro Aviation to Host Pratt & Whitney Maintenance Course

Metro Aviation to Host Pratt & Whitney Maintenance Course

Metro Aviation will host a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW 206/207 Line and Base Maintenance factory maintenance training program at the new state-of-the-art helicopter training center in Shreveport, Louisiana.  The classes are presented by FlightSafety International. These instructor-led programs feature classroom lecture combined with practical, hands on applications. The course emphasizes the ability to identify,… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 04-Oct-13

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Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

The HeliHub.com team have been contacting a number of people who attended Helitech International last week – both while we were on the show floor and remotely by phone and email over the week since the event. The question we were asking was “Is Helitech a better show in a city centre location compared to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Oct-13

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Metro Aviation Expands New Training Center for Increased Opportunity

Metro Aviation Expands New Training Center for Increased Opportunity

Metro Aviation finished its 12,000 sq. ft. training center in February and has already begun expanding the center to allow for more expansive training capabilities. With the goal of providing a turnkey training solution to its customers, Metro is nearly doubling the space of its facility. One new addition is a dedicated maintenance overhaul classroom… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 01-Oct-13

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UTC names new Pratt & Whitney President

UTC names new Pratt & Whitney President

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) announced today that Paul R. Adams, currently chief operating officer of Pratt & Whitney, will succeed David P. Hess as president of Pratt & Whitney on Jan. 1, 2014, when Hess retires. Adams will report to UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems President & Chief Executive Officer Alain M. Bellemare. “I am pleased to announce these important leadership… Read more »

Source: UTC, 04-Sep-13

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P&WC Celebrates Iconic PT6 Engine’s 50 Years of Leadership

P&WC Celebrates Iconic PT6 Engine’s 50 Years of Leadership

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is in the midst of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the first delivery of its iconic PT6 engine, an engine that has helped to change the face of modern aviation. P&WC is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “The PT6 engine has played an integral role in building P&WC into… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 05-Aug-13

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Metro Aviation to host P&WC factory maintenance training

Metro Aviation to host P&WC factory maintenance training

Metro Aviation is increasing the curriculum offered by the new Metro Aviation Training Center with the addition of Pratt & Whitney courses presented by FlightSafety International.  Pratt & Whitney factory maintenance training for the PW 206/207 will be offered quarterly at Metro’s Training Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.  These instructor-led courses emphasize proactive safety, reliability, performance… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 02-Jul-13

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PW206B3 to power EC135P3

PW206B3 to power EC135P3

Eurocopter, an EADS company, will use PW206B3 engines to power the next EC135 helicopter, the EC135 P3. The announcement was made during the Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO in Las Vegas, Nev. Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is a United Technologies Corporation company UTX +0.05% . “The PW200 family was created to respond to demand for a new-generation… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 07-Mar-13

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Pratt & Whitney Canada launches Automatic Power Assurance Check engine diagnostic solution

Pratt & Whitney Canada launches Automatic Power Assurance Check engine diagnostic solution

HELI-EXPO – Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched Automatic Power Assurance Check (APAC) to run on its FAST™ (Flight data Acquisition Storage and Transmission System) engine diagnostic solution for P&WC-powered helicopters. APAC will give operators an end-to-end application for managing all helicopter engine performance data. The announcement was made during the Helicopter Association International… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 07-Mar-13

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PT6T-9 Twin-Pac to power upgraded Bell 412EPI

PT6T-9 Twin-Pac to power upgraded Bell 412EPI

HELI-EXPO – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE:TXT), has selected Pratt & Whitney’s Canada’s (P&WC) PT6T-9 Twin-Pac® engines to power its upgraded Bell 412EPI helicopter. The announcement was made during the Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada. P&WC is a United Technologies Corporation company (NYSE:UTX). “The PT6T family of turboshaft engines has… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 07-Mar-13

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Sikorsky Helitech partners with Euravia to support P&WC PT6T engines in Australasia

Sikorsky Helitech partners with Euravia to support P&WC PT6T engines in Australasia

EURAVIA is pleased to announce the signing of a two year teaming agreement with SIKORSKY HELITECH, Australia to provide P&WC PT6T engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the Asia Pacific region. Based in Lancashire, England, EURAVIA specialises in aftermarket services for a wide range of P&WC PT6 engines. The strategic partnership will support… Read more »

Source: Euravia, 14-Jan-13

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AgustaWestland signs Key Supplier agreements for AW609

AgustaWestland signs Key Supplier agreements for AW609

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has signed agreements with three key suppliers for its AW609 TiltRotor programme. These three major agreements form part of a succession of contracts signed with AW609 TiltRotor component suppliers since AgustaWestland acquired the tiltrotor programme in November 2011. These latest agreements signed with Pratt &… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Jul-12

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P&W Canada and Hamilton Sundstrand fined $75M over Z-10 helicopter software

P&W Canada and Hamilton Sundstrand fined $75M over Z-10 helicopter software

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (PWC), a Canadian subsidiary of the Connecticut-based defense contractor United Technologies Corporation (UTC), today pleaded guilty to violating the Arms Export Control Act and making false statements in connection with its illegal export to China of U.S.-origin military software used in the development of China’s first modern military attack helicopter,… Read more »

Source: US Attourney's Office, 29-Jun-12

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P&WC’s PW210 engine to power Eurocopter X4

P&WC’s PW210 engine to power Eurocopter X4

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC) PW210 engine has been selected by Eurocopter to power the next-generation X4 helicopter. The PW210-powered X4 is expected to enter into service by 2017. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company UTX -0.05%  . The PW210 engine – the latest in P&WC’s turboshaft product line – is… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 26-Apr-12

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P&WC’s PT6C-67E engine for EC175 certified, Moves into production

P&WC’s PT6C-67E engine for EC175 certified, Moves into production

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a division of United Technologies Corp., has received Transport Canada type certification for the PT6C-67E turboshaft engine that will power Eurocopter’s EC175 helicopter. The Eurocopter EC175 is a new commercial multirole helicopter and the PT6C-67E is the latest turboshaft engine in the PT6C-67 family for the medium class helicopter segment…. Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 24-Apr-12

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P&WC signs agreement with DanCopter

P&WC signs agreement with DanCopter

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is pleased to announce the signing of a new Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan agreement with DanCopter AS, a subsidiary of Blueway AS, for comprehensive maintenance support of its new PT6C-67C engines. Blueway AS of Norway is a leading helicopter company in Northern Europe. Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe worked closely… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC’s latest generation PT6C-67C engine reaches 1,000 deliveries

P&WC’s latest generation PT6C-67C engine reaches 1,000 deliveries

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012 that it has delivered its 1,000th PT6C-67C engine to AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). The PT6C-67C, the latest generation engine in the PT6C turboshaft family, powers the AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter. This family of engines was… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC brings latest service technology to PW200 operators

P&WC brings latest service technology to PW200 operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today officially launched an online engine diagnostic tool, powered by SpotLight® from CaseBank Technologies, Inc. (Casebank), for its PW200engine. The announcement was made at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). The diagnostic tool provides proactive diagnostics and troubleshooting to deliver speedy service solutions… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC’s world-class ESP program delivers flexibility to operators

P&WC’s world-class ESP program delivers flexibility to operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012 that it has now enrolled more than 500 of its turboshaft engines in its pay-per-hourEagle Serviceâ„¢ Plan (ESP® Program). Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). Whether customers are looking for basic or full coverage, P&WC’s flexible service offering addresses… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC offers options to PW200 high-utilisation operators

P&WC offers options to PW200 high-utilisation operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012 that it has introduced an engine exchange program for its PW206B2 model. Additional PW200 models will become part of this program based on market demand. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). The program provides the operator the… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC’s PT6Nation comes to Heli-Expo

P&WC’s PT6Nation comes to Heli-Expo

PT6Nation.com, Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC’s) award-winning social network microsite has come to Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012 for the second consecutive year. A special PT6Nation kiosk is featured in the P&WC booth (# 3317) where attendees can take a tour of the microsite and sign up to become members. The microsite was launched in December… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC delivers 75,000th production engine – a PT6C for an AW139

P&WC delivers 75,000th production engine – a PT6C for an AW139

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is celebrating a major milestone with the delivery of its 75,000th engine. The engine, a PT6C-67C, was delivered recently to AgustaWestland for installation on the AW139. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). P&WC’s relationship with AgustaWestland is in its fifth decade. Since delivery of the first Twin-Pac® engine for the… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC’s PW210 family enters production

P&WC’s PW210 family enters production

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC) PW210S is moving into the production phase of the program. The engine received Transport Canada certification this past October, manufacturing approval and FAA validation this past December – and has since delivered six production engines to launch customer Sikorsky. The PW210S was selected by Sikorsky for the S-76D medium-sized helicopter… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC’s PW200 family surpasses 5,000,000 flying hours

P&WC’s PW200 family surpasses 5,000,000 flying hours

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.’s (P&WC) PW200 turboshaft engine fleet recently flew its 5 millionth hour, further confirming the engine series’ leadership position in the global light-twin helicopter markets. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. “This remarkable milestone demonstrates the tremendous success of the PW200 engine family has made over the past two decades,” said… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC adds PW206 and PW207 capabilities at Long Beach

P&WC adds PW206 and PW207 capabilities at Long Beach

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012 that it has expanded the capabilities of its Service Centre in Long Beach, California, to support its turboshaft family of engines. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). “The West Coast of the United States is an important… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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P&WC brings turboshaft customer support expertise to Heli-Expo

P&WC brings turboshaft customer support expertise to Heli-Expo

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its PT6, PW200 and PT6C-67C engines to attend Technical Briefing sessions during Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO 2012 in Dallas, Texas. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). “This activity is part of our global ‘Customer Reach Out’ initiative and will provide a unique… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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H+S Aviation marks successful year of service on PT6T engines

H+S Aviation marks successful year of service on PT6T engines

H+S Aviation, a member of the BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) group of companies, reports a banner year of operations as the Portsmouth, UK based company added test cell services to its PT6T Twin-Pac® capabilities.  H+S Aviation is a Pratt & Whitney Canada authorized PT6T Distributor and Designated Overhaul Facility (DDOF). “We finalized… Read more »

Source: H+S Aviation, 12-Feb-12

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Vector Aerospace sgns engine support agreement with Discovery Air

Vector Aerospace sgns engine support agreement with Discovery Air

As per the terms of the two-year agreement, Vector provides comprehensive engine repair and overhaul support; including modification, test and other services for Discovery Air’s Turbomeca Arriel 1 and 2 model engines as well as the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A engines. All engines covered in the agreement include complete dynamic testing at Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 12-Feb-12

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Aeromaritime participates with PW206/PW207 overhauls in US

Aeromaritime participates with PW206/PW207 overhauls in US

Aeromaritime America/ITP In Support Services is proud to announce our participation with Pratt & Whitney 200 Series engine repair and overhauls in the U.S. ITP in Support Services has been a Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for the PW200 Series engines at its Albacete, Spain facility since 2004. Now with its acquisition of AEROMARITIME AMERICA INC… Read more »

Source: Aeromaritime, 08-Feb-12

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P&WC employees donate $1.2M to Centraide’s annual campaign

P&WC employees donate $1.2M to Centraide’s annual campaign

Pratt & Whitney Canada employees and retirees in Quebec have once again generously supported Centraide of Greater Montreal, donating more than $1.2 million to the organization’s annual campaign. Employees have donated $1 million or more for seven consecutive years. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. “The pride in our employees and retirees grows… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 03-Jan-12

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