OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN--(Marketwired - July 17, 2015) - AIRVENTURE -- Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) will be attending the upcoming EAA AirVenture, "The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration" and EAA's annual membership convention in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, held from July 20 - 26. P&WC is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

  • P&WC Booth # 2132, Hangar B: Throughout the week-long event, the P&WC booth will be staffed by engine and aftermarket experts to answer questions from customers and EAA participants. Engines on display will include the PT6A-34 and PT6A-67.
  • PT6A Seminar: In addition to providing insight into the P&WC PT6A design, operation, and maintenance recommendations, attendees can also appreciate a historic retrospective of the PT6 engine, from its entry into service to the latest technology injected into this legendary turboprop engine. The 75-minute seminar will be held on July 24, at 11:30 am at the Forum Plaza, Forum Stage 3.
  • PT6SMART(SM)Program: Operators are invited to come by the booth to learn more about P&WC's PT6SMART(SM) program, a suite of tailored products and services for turboprop operators of used aircraft, aimed at helping operators keep their engines "P&WC dependable." More info at: http://www.pwc.ca/en/service-support/smart-pt6a.
  • #PT6OSH: Through PT6 Nation's social media channels, nearly 90,000 PT6-ers worldwide and EAA attendees will be able to follow our news feed and share their adventure at Oshkosh using #PT6OSH!

PT6 Engine Facts:

  • More than 54,000 PT6 engines ranging from 500 to 2,000 shaft horse power have been produced.
  • The PT6 engine powers 140 different applications in service.
  • The PT6 engine has a record of more than 400 million hours of flight, the equivalent of over 250,000 trips around the moon and back in a 270 KTAS (knots-true airspeed) cruise speed aircraft.

Did you know?

  • Every second, a P&WC-powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world.
  • P&WC celebrated its 85,000th engine delivery in early 2015!
  • P&WC provides power to the largest fleet of business and regional aircraft and helicopters - more than 52,000 engines in service worldwide.

About Pratt & Whitney Canada

Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.

Note to Editors

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Contact Information:

Kathy Roberge
Senior Advisor, Marketing Communications