August 1, 2013
Pratt & Whitney Canada delivers 80,000th engine to Beechcraft
Fifty years after delivering its very first engine to Beechcraft Corporation, P&WC has celebrated with Beechcraft another historic milestone during EAA AirVenture (EAA), in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with the delivery of its 80,000th engine, a PT6A-60A set to power the King Air 350i. “As we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of this iconic engine that marked the history of aviation, we are proud to share this important moment with Beechcraft Corporation, which was the first customer to select the PT6 engine. Beechcraft’s aircraft and our engines both enjoy a great reputation for durability and reliability,” said John Saabas, President, P&WC.