Pratt & Whitney is accelerating the introduction of new technologies on the PW1000G geared turbofan powering the A320NEO, which will increase the efficiency over initial versions of the powerplant. Pratt VP System Engineering Jayant Sabnis told Aviation Week’s Engine MRO Forum in Munich that while the NEO’s GTF will be based on the architecture of the existing PW1000Gs powering the Bombardier CSeries and Mitsubishi MRJ, it will require significant changes due to its much higher ...


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