Pratt & Whitney Announces Site for GTF Maintenance

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East Hartford, Conn., June 30, 2016: Pratt & Whitney announced a $65 million investment in its engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Georgia, to perform maintenance on PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines. The Columbus Engine Center, located 90 miles south of Atlanta, is the first facility in the world to begin maintaining PW1000G engines. It will maintain PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines, in addition to V2500, PW2000, F117 and F100 engines. The center’s new GTF engine facilities will include disassembly, inspection, assembly and test capability. Construction of a new test facility will start this year.

Source: Pratt & Whitney