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2012 Annual Report, Financial and Corportate Responsibility Performance
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UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems

Turbofan engines for large commercial, business and military aircraft; turboprop engines for regional airline, business, utility and military aircraft; turboshaft engines for commercial and military helicopters; power units; maintenance, repair and overhaul services, including the sale of spare parts as well as fleet management services.

Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney completed the assembly of its first engine to test its PurePower PW1100G-JM engine, which will power the next-generation Airbus A320neo aircraft.
  • Employees: 35,847
  • Net Sales: $14.0 Billion
  • Operating Profit: $1.6 Billion

The revolutionary PurePower GTF engine continued to achieve new milestones during the year. The PW1500G engine, which will power the Bombardier CSeries aircraft, completed certification testing early in 2013 and is on track to meet Bombardier’s first flight schedule. The PW1200G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet has completed its first test flights on Pratt & Whitney’s flying test bed. The company completed assembly of the first PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo family of aircraft and began full engine testing. At the end of 2012, orders had been announced for nearly 3,000 PurePower engines, including options.

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s next-generation PT6A-140 engine was chosen by Cessna Aircraft Company to power the new Cessna Grand Caravan EX, which entered into service at the end of 2012.

Milestones also were achieved in the F135 and F119 programs. At the end of the year, 87 production engines for the fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II fighter had been delivered to the U.S. Department of Defense and international partners. In 2012, the U.S. Air Force initiated formal pilot training and logged 711 operational flights, and the U.S. Marine Corps stood up the world’s first operational F-35B STOVL squadron. Pratt & Whitney also delivered the 507th and final F119 production engine for the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, shifting focus to a sustainment partnership with the U.S. Air Force.

The company was selected for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Adaptive Engine Technology Development program to develop innovative solutions that will lower fuel costs and increase operational capability for the next generation of combat aircraft.

Boeing awarded Pratt & Whitney the engine contract for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft, calling for as many as 368 PW4062 engines to be delivered through 2027. The first four F117 engines were delivered to the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and 40 additional engines are on contract for delivery.

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower, a new division realigned from Hamilton Sundstrand, provides auxiliary and ground power units and small turbojet propulsion products to the aviation market.