Evolution Aircraft chooses Pratt & Whitney Canada's PT6A-140A Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has announced that Oregon-based Evolution Aircraft has selected the PT6A-140A engine, the latest in the PT6A family, to power the new EVOT-850 four-seat kit aircraft, the company said.

Additionally, the PT6A-21 will power the EVOT-550.

P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

More than 450 PT6A-140 series engines have been produced to date and have flown 400,000 hours with zero-reported in-flight reliability issues, while delivering improved performance and operating economics, such as 15 percent more power and five percent better fuel consumption than comparable engines.

Founded in 1928, and a global provider of aerospace, P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.