Pratt & Whitney Unveils GTF Advantage Upgrade

geared turbofan advantage
Heavily instrumented with more than 1,900 sensors, the Advantage began flight tests on Pratt & Whitney’s 747SP flying testbed on March 4.
Credit: Pratt & Whitney
With three in-service applications, Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan (GTF) development strategy is already well-established, but the company has seized the coming debut of the longer-range Airbus A321XLR as a chance to launch the engine’s first considerable performance evolution. Dubbed the GTF...

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