Pratt & Whitney says it could offer almost a two-year time advantage to Embraer if it selects a variant of the PW1000G geared turbofan engine for its new-look E-Jet over a competing bid from incumbent General Electric. The Brazilian aircraft maker is developing a radical upgrade of its larger E-Jet family, with the current focus on an all-new wing and extended landing gear. The additional clearance will provide room for larger, higher-bypass-ratio turbofans aimed at providing fuel ...
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