Pratt & Whitney Readies For A320NEO Engine Flight Tests

The first Pratt & Whitney PW1100G geared turbofan (GTF) to be flight tested for the Airbus A320NEO is being prepared for installation on the engine maker’s Boeing 747SP testbed in Mirabel, Canada. Some 112 hours of ground tests already have been conducted at Pratt’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site and...

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