April 7, 2015
Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower engine achieves 16,000 hours of engine testing
Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower engine family has completed more than 16,000 hours and 31,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 3,500 hours of flight time. The data includes flight testing information from eight aircraft with PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines. The PW1100G-JM engine is the only engine flying on the Airbus A320neo aircraft, with two aircraft flying, and the PW1500G engine is powering flights on six Bombardier CSeries planes. Demand for the GTF engine stands at more than 6,300 orders, including options, to date with 60 customers from 30 countries.