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News and issues relating to business aircraft turbine engines.

October 12, 2011 - 4:08pm

Pratt & Whitney Canada provided an update yesterday at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas, addressing several programs and projects in development.

October 11, 2011 - 8:20pm

Pratt & Whitney Canada provided an update at a media breakfast today at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas, addressing several programs and projects in development, giving reporters a glimpse of P&WC news of tomorrow.

October 11, 2011 - 6:45pm
U.S. Air National Guard C-38 Courier VIP jet

Engine MRO specialist Precision Turbines (Booth No. C12944) recently won several contract renewals as a result of its support of customers’ maintenance operations and reliable performance of aircraft in the field.

October 11, 2011 - 6:36pm

Smyrna Air Center has begun flight testing its Power90 Conversion for the King Air 90 with the 800-shp GE H80 engines. The H80s are expected to deliver enhanced performance and are capable of full power up to 107 degrees F at sea level. Performance will be measured up to the aircraft’s 30,000-ft ceiling.

October 11, 2011 - 3:46pm

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has formed a joint venture with China Aviation Engine Holdings, which will operate in Zhuzhou in China’s Hunan province.

October 11, 2011 - 8:20am
GKN manufactures the nacelle system for the Honeywell HTF7000 series engine.

Aerostructures specialist GKN (Booth No. C7127) is looking to leverage its expertise in commercial airliner technology to break further ground in the business aviation world. The UK-based group is promising breakthroughs that could shave hundreds of valuable pounds off aircraft structural and system weights.

October 11, 2011 - 12:10am
Cessna Caravan

Another player has joined those offering engine upgrades on the Cessna Caravan. Earlier this summer, Blackhawk Modifications (Booth No.

October 10, 2011 - 7:45pm

Deliveries of the HondaJet will be delayed until at least mid-2013, because of a late-stage redesign of the aircraft’s GE/Honda HF120 engine. The engine fan has undergone a redesign following the failure of an on-ground ice ingestion test, Honda Aircraft president Michimasa Fujino revealed today at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas.

October 10, 2011 - 5:59pm

Pratt & Whitney Canada has formed a joint venture with China Aviation Engine Holdings, which will operate in Zhuzhou in China’s Hunan province.

October 10, 2011 - 5:59pm

Pratt & Whitney Canada has formed a joint venture with China Aviation Engine Holdings, which will operate in Zhuzhou in China’s Hunan province.

 
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