Pratt & Whitney Begins Building First Embraer And Irkut GTF Engines

HARTFORD, Connecticut—Pratt & Whitney has begun simultaneous assembly of the first development PW1000G geared turbofans (GTF) for Embraer’s E-Jet E2 and Irkut’s MC-21 new airliners at its Middletown, Connecticut-based facility. The debut of the two latest engine variants marks a key milestone for...

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