Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce try new business model for ice testing in Canada
High operating costs and scheduling conflicts prompted Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce to think that Tennessee was maybe not the best place to do ice certification testing. It was time to find a locale where it is really, really cold. Welcome to Thompson, where 0C (32F) days in August are not unusual, winter runs from October to May, the locals do not figure it is really cold until it passes -13F and the record cold is -54.4F. Actually, this city is not the coldest place in Canada, ...
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