A continued controversy over engine selection is jeopardizing the decision to procure the European A400M airlifter on strictly commercial terms. Responsibility for development of the commercial transport-inspired program --including the selection of suppliers and vendors--has been given to Airbus without restrictions. However, the aircraft manufacturer's plan to choose Pratt & Whitney Canada's (PWC) proposed PW180 turboprop, instead of a European candidate, is fueling a fierce ...
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