Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is working on a new 2,000-shp-class helicopter engine that could be ready for market by year-end. According to P&WC President John Saabas, the company identified a gap in its product range between the 1,750-shp PT6C-67C/E and the 2,300-shp PW100 family of engines, and the new engine is likely to be a further development of the PT6C core. He says the engine would be ready to launch by year-end, but is waiting for a launch application. “We have ...

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