Pratt Focuses On GTF Blade to Speed Deliveries

LOS ANGELES—Pratt & Whitney is working on improving the build rate of hybrid aluminum-titanium fan blades as part of efforts to catch up on deliveries of PW1000G geared turbofan (GTF) engines for 2016—a target which it now acknowledges will be missed by about 25%. Speaking at a Morgan Stanley...

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