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Automated A220 thrust-exceedance check aids engine shutdown probe

Airbus and Pratt & Whitney have developed an update to A220 health-management units to detect whether thrust thresholds on the type are being exceeded and, if so, automatically transmit a report.

GE Aviation T901 mockup - used for fit check in AH-64


US Army’s Future Affordable Turbine Engine effort to finish by end of 2020

The US Army’s Future Affordable Turbine Engine (FATE) programme, an effort to come up with engine performance enhancing technologies, is nearing completion and should be wrapped up by the end of 2020.



Pratt & Whitney Canada cuts staff due to Covid downturn

Pratt & Whitney Canada has implemented more layoffs in response to the troubled state of aerospace industry.