Air Force Sends Tanker Bid Details to Rivals; Work At Pratt Hangs in the Balance

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Air Force mistakenly gave rival companies sensitive information that contained each other’s confidential bids in a long-standing, multibillion dollar competition to build a new refueling tanker. Chicago-based Boeing Co., and the […]


Pratt Wins Egyptian Air Force Contract

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Aircraft engine maker Pratt & Whitney said Tuesday it was awarded a $46 million contract to provide engines to the Egyptian air force. The engines will power the air force’s […]


Pratt Sues to Prevent Rolls Royce from Using Jet Engine Fan Blade Design

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney is raising the stakes in a dispute with rival Rolls-Royce by seeking to stop shipments of Rolls-Royce engines for Boeing’s next passenger jetliner. Pratt & Whitney […]


Boeing Reports 50 New Orders for 737

CHICAGO (AP) _ Boeing Co. says unidentified customers have ordered 50 more of its 737s. Just last week Boeing said unidentified customers had ordered 30 of the planes, which it makes more of than any […]


Pratt & Whitney Charges Rolls Royce Patent Infringement

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ In a continuing battle over engine part designs, jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney says it has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Rolls Royce of misleading the U.S. Patent and […]