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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio says Defense Secretary Robert Gates has assured him that funding will continue for an alternate engine for the Pentagon’s next-generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet. […]
By STEPHEN SINGER, AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The president of jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney says Connecticut should revamp its regulations and taxes to become more competitive and business-friendly. David Hess, […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut-based United Technologies Corp. says it expects 2011 revenue to fall short of Wall Street expectations, with sales up in all businesses except jet engine manufacturing subsidiary Pratt & Whitney. The […]
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Members of the Machinists union have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney that allows the company to shut two plants it has targeted for more […]
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has scheduled a contract ratification meeting for Sunday morning in Wallingford for what it says is Pratt and Whitney’s last, best, and final offer on a proposed […]
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Airbus has selected Pratt & Whitney’s next-generation engine, giving the Connecticut manufacturer a big boost for the jet engine it says saves fuel and reduces noise. Parent company United Technologies […]
By STEPHEN SINGER, AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Workers at jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut fear they may be running out of time to prevent job losses. The Machinists union […]