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Five years of Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines in China Saving 95 Million Gallons of Fuel

 

Zhuhai, China, Sept. 28, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney today announced that its GTF engines have now saved Chinese operators more than 95 million gallons (nearly 360 million liters) of fuel and avoided more than 910,000 metric tonnes of carbon emissions, accumulating over 400,000 flights and over 1.73 million hours of experience in China. The engines […]

Pratt & Whitney EngineWise® Solutions Strengthen Foothold in China

 

Growing an In-Country Product Support Ecosystem for Chinese Operators ZHUHAI, September 28, 2021 – Backed by the core values of dependability, innovation and the drive to build a more sustainable world, Pratt & Whitney is investing in its in-country product support ecosystem for its Chinese customers. With support ranging from comprehensive EngineWise® solutions, predictive analytics, […]

ROLLS-ROYCE’S ALL-ELECTRIC ‘SPIRIT OF INNOVATION’ TAKES TO THE SKIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

 

15 September 2021 We are pleased to announce the completion of the first flight of our all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft. At 14:56 (BST) the plane took to the skies propelled by its powerful 400kW (500+hp) electric power train with the most power-dense battery pack ever assembled for an aircraft. This is another step towards […]

Shell and Rolls-Royce sign agreement to accelerate progress towards net zero

 

The companies will join forces to progress the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in aircraft engines and shape policies that support a net zero pathway for the industry Shell and Rolls-Royce today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry and their progress towards net zero […]

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