New Program, Available through P&WC and its DOF Network, Delivers Reduced Costs, Simplifies Maintenance Planning, Extends Engine Life and Ensures P&WC’s High Quality Standards
PW206B2/B3 engines have achieved the milestone of over 130,000 flight hours on ADAC helicopters equipped with an inlet barrier filter (IBF), Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today. This sophisticated technology helps maximize performance for helicopters that fly in harsh conditions. Germany’s ADAC Luftrettung operates a fleet of H135 helicopters equipped with the IBF. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
Integrated FASTTM Solution Maximizes Helicopter Availability, Reduces Pilot Workload and Operating Costs through Preventative Alerts and Prognostics for Wireless Proactive Engine Health Management
Integrated Technology Solutions Are Driving P&WC’s Turboshaft Engine Leadership
Every second, a Pratt & Whitney Canada-powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. P&WC is a global leader in the turboshaft civil segment and through a host of cutting-edge technological developments, it is aiming to expand its portfolio and improve its products and services, which enable it to deliver proven, reliable turboshaft power to all segments of the aerospace industry. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
P&WC Drives Real-Time Savings Via Reduced Engine Maintenance Costs, Optimized Planning and Enhanced Aircraft Availability
Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PW200 engine is the turboshaft engine of choice in Asia. The PW200 family powers aircraft such as the H135, AW109E Power, AW109 Grand, Bell 427 & 429, Kazan Ansat and MD Explorer 900 series.
Seasoned Executives Confirmed in Strategic Auxiliary Power Units and Customer Service Organizations
The FIRST Robotics Challenge kickoff was held on January 9 across Canada. P&WC is proud to support the next science and technology generation for a fifth year. In 2016, 58 P&WC employees will act as mentors for 600 young minds from schools in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta. FIRST Robotics has raised the level of complexity this year, and major challenges await our teams.
It is the engine family that powers more mid-sized jets than any other turbofan in the world. For more than 25 years, Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) PW300 turbofan engines have been making their mark on the mid-size business jet market powering aircraft from global leaders such as Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Gulfstream and Hawker.
As global aviation markets continue to stabilize and in many cases show marked improvement, the need for flexible, personalized service and support initiatives are more important than ever. For Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), speed, simplicity and product performance are the three pillars from which the company operates. With the comprehensive lineup of new service offerings for the U.S. market (and beyond), these three pillars have never been more tightly aligned with the company’s products and customer needs.
Industry leaders Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Garmin have broken new ground in the world of aviation by launching an innovative program that helps King Air operators increase the value of their aircraft and significantly extend its service life. The offer consists of a series of rebates offered to operators when upgrading or exchanging their P&WC engines under the PT6SMARTSM program while simultaneously upgrading their flight deck with the Garmin G1000.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) continues to focus on bringing new and innovative engines to the market, finding new applications for its existing engine families and constantly improving the operating metrics of its in-service fleet.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has expanded on-wing mobile repair team (MRT) capabilities and line maintenance options for operators of its PT6T, PT6C and PW207E helicopter engines in the Middle East. P&WC’s Customer Service Centre – Europe is welcoming Gulf Helicopters Company (GHC), as a Premium Service Provider in the region. GHC will be able to serve operators throughout the Middle East from its base in Doha, State of Qatar.
Dubai-based aircraft management company Titan Aviation Group has signed an Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP® Program) agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) on behalf of a private company which owns a new Bell 429 helicopter. The ESP® Program is an optional pay-per-hour engine maintenance plan designed for corporate and general aviation operators of select Pratt & Whitney Canada engine models, including its PW207D1 engines which power the Bell 429.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has increased the clutch inspection interval for its PT6T-9 engine which powers the Bell 412EPI helicopter. The 60 per cent increase will see the interval move from 1,250 hours to 2,000 hours, meaning that a clutch inspection is required only once during the engine’s gearbox TBO of 4,000 hours. Previously, three inspections were required during the TBO period.
Operators of Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC) engines in the Middle East can rely on the company’s extensive customer service capabilities in the region, including direct access to comprehensive on-site and on-wing mobile repair team (MRT) services and line maintenance options. Operators can also contact experts in the company’s Global Service Network at any time and from anywhere, both online and via telephone.
P&WC SET TO SHINE AT NBAA 2015
This year again, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) will attend the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention. P&WC plans to announce innovations in products and services at the world’s largest and most important business aviation event November 17-19, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced it will be participating in Ukrainian airframe OEM Antonov new AN-132D DEMO aircraft, part of its new generation of light, multi-purpose airplanes Program which is expected to be ready for demonstration in late 2016.
P&WC’s PW306B engine poised to power TRJet aircraft
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) now has Phase 2 of its FAST™ system for Q400 aircraft available.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced its largest ever airline order for its Flight Data Acquisition, Storage and Transmission (FASTTM) solution with the projected sale of nearly 70 units to Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline. P&WC is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
Through its versatile family of PW100 turboprop engines, Pratt & Whitney Canada has been one of the driving forces behind the creation and exponential growth of regional airlines over the past three decades. While the list of accomplishments is considerable, P&WC has always focused on the future and how to expand the capacity of regional airlines.
Regional airline operators will find the launch of P&WC’s suite of PW100SMART offerings (part of the P&WCSMART portfolio) exciting, given their innovative take on engine maintenance.
Pratt & Whitney Canada’s new program for engine operating in severe environment for the PW100 and PW150 families of engines has been designed to help improve predictability of shop visit intervals and provide maintenance recommendations to operators (specific components at specific intervals) in harsh environments where factors like sand and dust are prevalent.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has boosted the basic Time Between Overhaul (TBO) for the power section of the PT6B-37A turboshaft engine by a full 50 per cent, jumping from 3,000 hours to 4,500 hours, resulting in improved operating economics. All PT6B-37A engines in service are eligible for the basic TBO increase, meaning no minimum build standard is required.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has completed its Entry Into Service (EIS) process for the new PW210A engine which will power the AgustaWestland AW169. The first delivery is imminent.