Pratt & Whitney Canada reports engine achievements

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has highlighted a number of achievements related to its turbofan engine families that demonstrate the company´s leadership in the business jet sector, the company said.

The company´s PW307A/D engines, which power the Dassault Falcon 7X and Falcon 8X respectively, have recently surpassed 1.5 million hours of flight time.

The Cessna Citation Latitude, powered by the PW306D1 engine, was the most delivered mid-sized jet in 2016 with 42 aircraft delivered. The PW306 series engine has accumulated some two million flight hours.

The PW308C engine which powers the Falcon 2000LXS and S aircraft from Dassault is rapidly approaching 2 million hours in service.

Longueuil, Quebec-based P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. It is a subsidiary of Farmington, Connecticut-based United Technologies, which provides high-technology systems and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries.