EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has designated Pratt & Whitney’s R-1340 Wasp A engine as a historic engineering landmark, recognizing its technical significance in engineering and aviation. [Read more…]
Blackhawk Modifications is celebrating two milestones — the company’s 15-year anniversary and the upcoming completion of its 500th aircraft upgrade.
ENID, Oklahoma – Aircraft Structures International Corp. (ASIC) has revealed plans to install the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 turboprop engine into the Cessna Grand Caravan and the original Caravan, with Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) in place by the end of 2014. The modified Caravan will be called the ULtimate Caravan.
At the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) Convention this week in Reno, Nevada, Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch announced a new airframe and engine warranty policy to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary and to mark 50 years of Pratt & Whitney’s PT6A engine.
The new Air Tractor airframe warranty is a full warranty on the airframe for one year or 500 hours, plus two years or 1,000 hours on major structural components.