Pratt & Whitney supports India aviation skill development

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced its Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM Geared Turbofanâ„¢ (GTF) and V2500 engine technical training courses have been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the company said.

India´s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has certified the GTF training as well, complementing the DGCA certification of V2500-A5 training obtained in early 2017. The certified courses will take place at the Pratt & Whitney Customer Training Center in Hyderabad, India and will provide enhanced opportunities for aviation skill development.

Pratt & Whitney has established three training centers in East Hartford, Connecticut, Beijing, China and Hyderabad, India, to enhance the skills of the aerospace workforce throughout the world. The training centers provide instruction in general engine familiarization, line and base maintenance and borescope inspection training for Pratt & Whitney´s portfolio of products, including the revolutionary GTF engine.

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.