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Pratt & Whitney


Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.

Frederick Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925. Our first aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the 410-horsepower, air-cooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time. We have been leading change ever since.

Today, Pratt & Whitney develops game-changing technologies for the future, such as the PurePower® PW1000G engine, with patented Geared Turbofan™ engine technology. The company's worldwide large commercial engine maintenance, repair and overhaul network provides innovative services that add value and delight customers around the globe. Pratt & Whitney's large commercial engines power more than 25 percent of the world's mainline passenger fleet.

Pratt & Whitney has built a long and distinguished record of providing top-of-the-line military engines to 31 armed forces around the world. Our military engines power front line fighters, such as the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, as well as the C-17 Globemaster III military transport, the Boeing's KC-46, the U.S. Air Force's new airlift tanker.

Contact Information

Bruce L. Morin
Pratt & Whitney
400 Main Street
Mail Stop 162-29
East Hartford, CT 06108
Phone: 860.565.8470

Ramons A. Reba, Ph.D.
Program Element Leader, BIS Compression Technologies
United Technologies Research Center
411 Silver Lane, MS 129-17
East Hartford, CT 06108
Phone: 860.610.7792
E-fax: 860.660.1335

For further information regarding Pratt & Whitney, see its website at www.pratt-whitney.com.