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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 Awarded Funding by FAA for $50M Effort to Further Develop Sustainable Propulsion Technologies

 

East Hartford, Conn., September 20, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are investing $50 million to develop an ultra-quiet engine fan and advanced combustion technology designed to reduce noise, emissions, and fuel consumption as part of the third phase of the FAA’s Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN III) […]

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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