UTC CEO: Pratt & Whitney struggling with GTF fan blade learning curve

Credit: United Technologies Corp.
Pratt & Whitney is taking twice as long to build geared turbofan (GTF) engine fan blades as would be ideal, which is the primary cause of GTF delivery delays, the CEO of Pratt’s parent company said. United Technologies Corp. (UTC) president and CEO Greg Hayes said UTC subsidiary Pratt will deliver...

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