GTF Reaches 500,000 Service Hours

Pratt & Whitney’s PW1000G geared turbofan (GTF) engine has reached 500,000 flight-hr. on a fleet of 135 aircraft flown by 21 operators. Pratt calculates the cutting-edge powerplant has saved customers 25 million gal. of fuel worth $45 million since it entered service in January 2016, and has reduced...
Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo has been Editorial Director of the Aviation Week Network and Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology since 2013. Based in Washington, D.C., he directs a team of more than two dozen aerospace journalists across the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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