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LCI takes delivery of 100th engine from Pratt & Whitney Canada

LCI takes delivery of 100th engine from Pratt & Whitney Canada

9-Mar-2022Source: LCI

LCI, a leading aviation leasing company, today announced that it has taken delivery of its 100th helicopter engine from Pratt & Whitney Canada. Pratt & Whitney Canada engines power many of LCI’s next generation helicopters. These include the PT6C-67C, the PW210A and the PW207 on Leonardo’s AW139, AW169 and the AW109S. The company’s PT6C-67E powers... Read more

P&WC adds AI and machine learning into maintenance capabilities

P&WC adds AI and machine learning into maintenance capabilities

9-Mar-2022Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, today announced that it is combining artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning with its innovative oil analysis technology to further increase the solution’s precision, predictive and preventive maintenance capabilities for helicopter engines. The use of AI and machine learning is another example of how... Read more

Spain picks P&WC engines for H135 order

Spain picks P&WC engines for H135 order

8-Mar-2022Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced its PW206B3 helicopter engine has been selected by the Government of Spain to power 36 Airbus H135 helicopters. The new order is part of a multi-agency acquisition program to equip the Spanish Air force, Spanish Navy, Guardia Civil and National Police with the... Read more

Pratt & Whitney Canada adds new options for engine leasing and ownership

Pratt & Whitney Canada adds new options for engine leasing and ownership

21-Feb-2022Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced that it has added a new lease-to-own option to its growing portfolio of Spare Engine Solutions. The portfolio, launched in 2020, also includes flexible options such as long-term leasing and on-wing leasing, complementing the existing short-term rentals offering to customers who are... Read more

Heli-Union extends PT6C-67C engine maintenance contract with P&WC

Heli-Union extends PT6C-67C engine maintenance contract with P&WC

16-Nov-2021

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced today its customer Heli-Union has signed a five-year extension to its Fleet Management™ Program (FMP™) for the 12 PT6C-67C engines powering its fleet of Leonardo AW139 helicopters. Heli-Union is based in France and operates in a number of locations around the world, including serving the... Read more

P&WC supports ADAC Luftrettung in long-term SAF strategy

P&WC supports ADAC Luftrettung in long-term SAF strategy

16-Nov-2021Source: P&WC

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, today announced that it will participate in a long-term sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) strategy by German air rescue operator ADAC Luftrettung. To support their goal of achieving carbon neutrality for their operations, ADAC Luftrettung will extend SAF usage to its fleet of P&WC-powered... Read more

P&WC expands Carbon Offset service to include helicopter engines

P&WC expands Carbon Offset service to include helicopter engines

16-Nov-2021Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, today announced the expansion of its year-old carbon offset service to include operators of the company’s helicopter engines enrolled in the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) and Fleet Management Program (FMPTM) pay-per-hour maintenance programs. “Across all of the diverse missions served by our helicopter customers... Read more

Pratt & Whitney Canada MRO Facility in Bridgeport Celebrates 50 Years of Operation

Pratt & Whitney Canada MRO Facility in Bridgeport Celebrates 50 Years of Operation

29-Oct-2021Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility – Pratt & Whitney Engines Services, Inc. (PWES) – located in Bridgeport, West Virginia. “Our facility in Bridgeport has evolved over the years to accommodate changes within the industry and... Read more

Dallas Airmotive launches price-capped PW206B2 engine MRO program

Dallas Airmotive launches price-capped PW206B2 engine MRO program

19-May-2021Source: Dallas Airmotive

Dallas Airmotive, a Signature Aviation Global Engine Services (GES) company, announces a new support offering with the release of its Price CAP Promise™ program for Pratt & Whitey Canada’s PW206B2 overhaul events. Through the program, Airbus Helicopters H135 operators requiring PW206B2 engine overhaul services can take advantage of the flexibility and price surety of tiered,... Read more

Bell and Pratt & Whitney Make Signing Up for Maintenance Programs Easier

Bell and Pratt & Whitney Make Signing Up for Maintenance Programs Easier

12-Feb-2020Source: P&WC

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that Bell 212, 412, 427 and 429 helicopter customers now benefit from a single point of contact to learn about and enroll in aircraft and engine maintenance plans. When enrolling an aircraft into Bell’s Customer Advantage Plan (CAP), customers will also have the... Read more

P&WC announces helicopter engine support program enhancements

P&WC announces helicopter engine support program enhancements

7-Mar-2019Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced several enhancements and options to its engine maintenance and warranty programs for helicopter operators. These include the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) engine program for used aircraft, the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) for single-helicopter operators and a new Fleet Service Plan (FSP) for... Read more

Rotortrade paves the way for greater value in the pre-owned helicopter market

Rotortrade paves the way for greater value in the pre-owned helicopter market

16-Oct-2018Source: Rotortrade

Rotortrade delivers the first nose-to-tail Certified Pre-Owned helicopter to a private operator thanks to the successful partnership and collaboration between Rotortrade, Leonardo and Pratt & Whitney Canada. Rotortrade delivered a pre-owned AW109SP for private use in Europe last week. The helicopter featured warranty from Leonardo on the airframe, and was the first pre-owned helicopter to... Read more

RUAG accomplishes first overhaul of PW206 engine

RUAG accomplishes first overhaul of PW206 engine

15-Jun-2018Source: RUAG Aerospace

For the first time, RUAG Aviation has overhauled a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206 engine. The maintenance of the engine that is used in the Airbus H135 and H135M helicopters was carried out in the engine maintenance. The Swiss Air Force has more than 20 of these helicopters, which are still listed under their former... Read more

P&WC provides Temsco with PT6C-67D engine for UH-1H STC program

P&WC provides Temsco with PT6C-67D engine for UH-1H STC program

4-Mar-2018Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that it will provide its PT6C-67D powerplant for the engine conversion program of the UH-1H helicopter. The supplemental type certificate (STC) for the engine conversion program is held by TEMSCO Helicopters, Inc., of Alaska. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation company (NYSE:UTX). “The PT6C family of... Read more

Abu Dhabi Aviation sign new PWC support agreement

Abu Dhabi Aviation sign new PWC support agreement

15-Nov-2017Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today it has signed a 20-year Fleet Management™ Program (FMP®) contract with Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) for 22 PT6C-67C engines that will power the airline’s fleet of Leonardo AW139 helicopters which primarily serve the offshore oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and India. The FMP... Read more

Germany extends TBO on PW206B2 engine

Germany extends TBO on PW206B2 engine

7-Mar-2017Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

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

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

7-Mar-2017Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

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

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

7-Mar-2017Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

Customer Rollout of Innovative MyP&WC Power

Customer Rollout of Innovative MyP&WC Power

2-Sep-2016Source: P&WC

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

Pratt and Whitney Canada congratulates Airbus on 20 years of EC135

Pratt and Whitney Canada congratulates Airbus on 20 years of EC135

15-Jul-2016Source: P&WC

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

P&WC Rolls Out New Customer Service Engine

P&WC Rolls Out New Customer Service Engine

24-May-2016Source: P&WC

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

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

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

29-Mar-2016Source: H+S Aviation

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

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

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

6-Mar-2016

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

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

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

6-Mar-2016Source: P&WC

“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

Pratt & Whitney Canada FAST system now available on AW139

Pratt & Whitney Canada FAST system now available on AW139

6-Mar-2016Source: P&WC

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

Pratt & Whitney Canada extends TBO on PW210 turboshaft

Pratt & Whitney Canada extends TBO on PW210 turboshaft

6-Mar-2016Source: P&WC

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

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

1-Mar-2016Source: Dallas Airmotive

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

Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

Pratt & Whitney Canada doubles headcount at Asia Support Hub

24-Feb-2016Source: Pratt & Whitney

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

New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

New President at Pratt & Whitney as Adams retires

15-Jan-2016Source: UTC

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

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

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

15-Nov-2015Source: P&WC

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

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

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

15-Nov-2015Source: P&WC

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

EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

EASA approves H+S Aviation facility in Abu Dhabi

15-Nov-2015Source: H+S Aviation

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

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

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

5-Oct-2015Source: Pratt & Whitney

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

P&WC PW210A Turboshaft Engine Poised for EIS on AW169

P&WC PW210A Turboshaft Engine Poised for EIS on AW169

5-Oct-2015Source: Pratt & Whitney

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

Pratt & Whitney Canada CFO moves to Bombardier

Pratt & Whitney Canada CFO moves to Bombardier

20-Jul-2015Source: 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

Paris Air Show – Pratt & Whitney Canada

Paris Air Show – Pratt & Whitney Canada

15-Jun-2015Source: P&WC

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

Deccan Charters to provide PWC engine training in India for FlightSafety

Deccan Charters to provide PWC engine training in India for FlightSafety

5-Jun-2015Source: 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

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

SECA changes its name to Vector Aerospace France

26-May-2015Source: Vector

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

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

20-May-2015Source: H+S Aviation

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

Vector Aerospace to exhibit at Heli UK Expo 2015

Vector Aerospace to exhibit at Heli UK Expo 2015

13-May-2015Source: Vector

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

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

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

16-Mar-2015Source: Vector

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

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

3-Mar-2015Source: P&WC

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

P&WC opens Two New Designated Overhaul Facilities

P&WC opens Two New Designated Overhaul Facilities

3-Mar-2015Source: P&WC

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

P&WC Launches SMART Offerings for Mature Helicopter Engines

P&WC Launches SMART Offerings for Mature Helicopter Engines

3-Mar-2015Source: P&WC

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

PW206B3 Engine Receives Key EASA Validation

PW206B3 Engine Receives Key EASA Validation

3-Mar-2015Source: P&WC

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

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

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

3-Mar-2015Source: P&WC

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

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

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

1-Mar-2015Source: Spectro | Jet-Care

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

Airbus Helicopters drops PW210E engine option for X4

Airbus Helicopters drops PW210E engine option for X4

19-Feb-2015Source: Airbus

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

PW210A Engine Wins Key EASA Validation

PW210A Engine Wins Key EASA Validation

11-Dec-2014Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

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

9-Dec-2014Source: Pratt & Whitney

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

Transport Canada approves PW206B3 engine for EC135P3

Transport Canada approves PW206B3 engine for EC135P3

7-Jul-2014Source: PWC

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

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

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

28-May-2014Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

P&WC Congratulates Airbus Helicopters for EC175 Certification

P&WC Congratulates Airbus Helicopters for EC175 Certification

3-Mar-2014Source: P&WC

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

PW200 Engine Family Celebrates a Quarter Century of Success

PW200 Engine Family Celebrates a Quarter Century of Success

3-Mar-2014Source: P&WC

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

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

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

3-Mar-2014Source: P&WC

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

Pratt & Whitney Canada signs FMP® Agreement with Bristow Helicopters

Pratt & Whitney Canada signs FMP® Agreement with Bristow Helicopters

3-Mar-2014Source: P&WC

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

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

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

27-Feb-2014Source: P&WC

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

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

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

22-Feb-2014Source: P&WC

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

Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

Keystone Turbine Services displaying at Heli-Expo

20-Feb-2014Source: Keystone

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

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

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

29-Oct-2013Source: P&WC

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

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

ATEC Successfully Completes Testing of First HPW3000 Engine

22-Oct-2013Source: ATEC

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

Metro Aviation to Host Pratt & Whitney Maintenance Course

Metro Aviation to Host Pratt & Whitney Maintenance Course

4-Oct-2013Source: Metro Aviation

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

Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

Helitech Roundup – Was Central London the best location?

3-Oct-2013Source: HeliHub.com

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

Metro Aviation Expands New Training Center for Increased Opportunity

Metro Aviation Expands New Training Center for Increased Opportunity

1-Oct-2013Source: Metro Aviation

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

UTC names new Pratt & Whitney President

UTC names new Pratt & Whitney President

4-Sep-2013Source: UTC

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

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

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

5-Aug-2013Source: P&WC

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

Metro Aviation to host P&WC factory maintenance training

Metro Aviation to host P&WC factory maintenance training

2-Jul-2013Source: Metro Aviation

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

PW206B3 to power EC135P3

PW206B3 to power EC135P3

7-Mar-2013Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

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

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

7-Mar-2013Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

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

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

7-Mar-2013Source: P&WC

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

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

14-Jan-2013Source: Euravia

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

AgustaWestland signs Key Supplier agreements for AW609

AgustaWestland signs Key Supplier agreements for AW609

11-Jul-2012Source: AgustaWestland

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

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

29-Jun-2012Source: US Attourney's Office

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

P&WC’s PW210 engine to power Eurocopter X4

P&WC’s PW210 engine to power Eurocopter X4

26-Apr-2012Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

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

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

24-Apr-2012Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada

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

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