Pratt & Whitney to supply engines to Chinese aerospace firm
Quebec-based Pratt & Whitney will supply PW150C engines to AVIC Aircraft Co., Ltd.
LONGUEUIL, Que.—United Technologies Corp. subsidiary Pratt & Whitney Canada has been selected by a Chinese aerospace company to supply engines for its new regional aircraft.
The Quebec-based firm said it will soon supply its PW150C turboprop engine for the new MA700 regional aircraft built by AVIC Aircraft Co., Ltd.
“We are honoured to support … AVIC in the launch of the state-of-the-art MA700 aircraft with the latest member of our PW100/PW150 engine family,” president John Saabas said in a statement.
“This engine selection comes as the PW100/PW150 is celebrating 30 years of leadership in the regional turboprop segment this year and further underscores its reputation as the engine of choice of aircraft manufacturers.”
Pratt & Whitney has manufacturing operations in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.
Financial details of its deal with AVIC were not disclosed.