Heat was the cause of a cracked blade in an engine on an F-35 fighter jet that prompted the entire fleet to be briefly grounded last month, manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said Wednesday.
United Technologies Corp. says its third-quarter net income and revenue rose on higher orders in elevator sales, heating and cooling equipment and commercial aviation spare parts.
United Technologies Corporation’s chairman and CEO Louis Chenevert has been chosen the 2011 Person of the Year of “Aviation Week & Space Technology” magazine.
By GREG KELLER and JAMEY KEATEN, AP Business Writer LE BOURGET, France (AP) _ Airbus and Boeing signed over $25 billion in orders to kick off the Paris Air Show on Monday, but the European […]
The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. says it won’t appeal a contract for airborne refueling tankers awarded to Boeing. It’s seen as a win for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney, which makes engines for the Boeing plane.
Boeing, with engines by Connecticut-based Pratt and Whitney is the winner of the Pentagon contract for a new air refueling military tanker.
The Pentagon is expected to announce its decision on a new airborne refueling tanker for the military — either the Boeing version, with engines from East Hartford-based Pratt and Whitney, or the version from European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, It will replace the KC 135 shown here.
A spokesman for GE Aviation says a House vote Wednesday favoring the Pratt and Whitney engine for the Pentagon’s F-35 fighter is a setback for GE, but he says the project will continue — as will efforts to win approval for their alternate engine.
A big victory in Washington for lawmakers from Connecticut, as the house voted to kill an alternative to the Pratt & Whitney engine for the F-35 fighter jet.
Fire broke out at the Pratt and Whitney Willgoos demolition site in East Hartford Wednesday.