Top News on PW800

  • EBACE: Business aviation programme updates - Lifting the gloom

    The business aircraft industry remains brittle as the aftermath of the economic recession continues to unsettle manufacturers. But optimism is gradually returning and on the eve of the EBACE business aviation conference and exhibition in Geneva we examine how the airframers are faring and what their expectations are for the future

  • Other News for PW800

  • NBAA: PW800 updated but no customer named

    Pratt & Whitney Canada still is not ready at this NBAA to name a customer for its newest engine, the PW800. But the...

  • ATR outlines 90-seater development plans

    ATR is continuing to work on the definition of a 90-seat turboprop which could see entry into service by around 2017. ...

  • P&W pushes PW1000G as C919 second engine

    <p>Pratt & Whitney CEO David Hess says his company is in "on-going discussions" with Chinese airframer Comac to offer...

  • News Listings for PW800

  • NBAA: P&WC buoyed by Gulfstream win

    News | 20 Oct 2014 16:16 | Dominic Perry

    ​Pratt & Whitney Canada enters NBAA riding high on the back of its exclusive position on the Gulfstream G500 and G600 with its 15,000lb-thrust-class PW800-series engines.
  • ANALYSIS: Business aircraft programmes round-up

    News | 16 Oct 2014 10:17 | Kate Sarsfield

    The past six years have brought mixed fortunes for business aircraft manufacturers.  How are each of the sectors faring and what new models is this innovative aviation sector hoping to bring to the market over the coming few years to whet the appetite of their discerning customers?
  • ANALYSIS: Gulfstream stuns watchful industry with new large cabin strategy

    News | 15 Oct 2014 01:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Keeping a secret as large as a new business jet is not so easy anymore, but on 14 October Gulfstream managed to reel off a handful of major surprises as it unveiled a powered G500 and introduced the G600 inside a Savannah, Georgia, factory built to produce them.
  • ANALYSIS: Why Snecma is confident Silvercrest can win further applications

    News | 13 Oct 2014 10:30 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Snecma started powering up for its first foray into business aviation just as the sector itself was about to power down. Seven years on from the beginning of the test campaign on the Silvercrest core engine demonstrator in December 2007, the French propulsion specialist is convinced it made the right strategic move in launching full development of the 9,500-1,200lb-thrust (42.25-5.33kN) programme three years later without a confirmed customer.
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    News | 16 Dec 2013 16:35

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  • P&WC upgrades Longueuil factory with intelligent production cells

    News | 28 Oct 2013 21:27 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Pratt & Whitney Canada today announced an $80 million investment to develop three “intelligent” production cells for commercial jet engines at a factory in Longueuil near Montreal.