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Collins Electrifies the Future: An interview with Andrew Smith

We had the opportunity to speak with Andrew Smith, Project Manager, Electric Powerplant & Systems at United Technologies regarding Project 804 at NBAA 2019.  That project, to provide a hybrid powerplant for a DeHavilland Dash 8-100 aircraft, could revolutionize...

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Mirabel Operations

Pratt & Whitney Canada has a major operation at Mirabel Airport north of Montreal where they build the PW800 engine and also builds other models of the PW1000 series geared turbofan for the C Series, Embraer E2s, and forthcoming Mitsubishi RJ, Airbus A320neo, and...

Aeroflot places $5bn order for 50 MC-21s

Aeroflot ordered 50 MC-21s today from IRKUT.  Aeroflot will receive the first jet in the first quarter of 2020, with the full delivery to be completed by 2026.  Under the terms of the order, Rostec, the leasing subsidiary of Aviacapital-Service, will supply the 50...

Premium #344 – Does United Technologies acquisition of Rockwell Collins really make sense?

The industry rumor has been confirmed. United Technologies acquisition of Rockwell Collins for $30 billion is moving forward.  Both companies have a major presence in aerospace.  UTC has two large units, Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies Aerospace Systems...

#141- The Stressed Aerospace Supply Chain

Airbus and Boeing are increasing production rates for their single aisle aircraft dramatically. Boeing has already...

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