Pratt & Whitney marks Embraer E190-E2 aircraft certification from ANAC, FAA and EASA

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Embraer are celebrating a significant milestone as the E190-E2 aircraft receives Type Certification from three regulatory agencies, the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) in Brazil, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and from the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA), the company said.

The aircraft is exclusively powered by the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine and is scheduled to enter into service with Widerøe Airlines in April.

Pratt & Whitney is a world provider of the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.