Slow Rollout Of Pratt Geared Turbofan Hurts Impressive Performance

Credit: Airbus
Earlier in 2016, before Delta Air Lines placed a firm order for 75 Bombardier CSeries aircraft in late April, then Delta CEO Richard Anderson repeatedly praised the Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan (GTF) engine that exclusively powers the aircraft. The GTF, he said, was the single most significant...

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