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http://news.thomasnet.com/companystory/Pratt-and-Whitney-F100-Engine-Line-Opens-at-Egypt-Air-Force-s-Helwan-Depot-517888Aviation Industry News P&W F100 engine line opens at Egypt Air Force's Helwan Depot
April 25, 2007 (by Lieven Dewitte) - Pratt
& Whitney, in partnership with the United States Air Force and the
Egyptian Air Force, announced today the opening of the F100 engine line
at the Helwan Depot located at the Helwan Air Base in Egypt.
Pratt & Whitney F100 Engine Line Opens at Egypt Air Force's Helwan Depot
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Press release date: April 24, 2007
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., April 24 - Pratt & Whitney, in partnership
with the United States Air Force and the Egyptian Air Force, announced
today the opening of the F100 engine line at the Helwan Depot located at
the Helwan Air Base in Egypt. The Egyptian Air Force's F-16 fleet is
powered by the F100-PW-220/220E propulsion systems. Pratt & Whitney
is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
"We are proud to commence a new chapter in supporting Egypt's F100
engines," said Larry Jones, vice president, military customer support
for Pratt & Whitney. "This strong partnership represents our
commitment to providing the Egyptian Air Force with the highest quality
technical support and customer service, ensuring the long-term success
of their F100 engines."
As part of Pratt & Whitney's Customer Support program, the Egyptian
Air Force's Helwan Depot received facility upgrades in 2005 to 2006 that
included delivery of essential F100 engine support equipment, as well
as an onsite Pratt & Whitney Field Support Representative who will
provide ongoing technical support to the Air Force. The first module, a
Low Pressure Turbine (LPT), was produced from the F100 line this April.
Egypt is among 22 nations to fly the F100 engine. Pratt & Whitney's
F100 engine family has more than 20 million engine flight hours of
operational experience and more than 7,000 engines have been delivered
or are under contract.
Pratt & Whitney military engines include the F100 that powers the
F-16 and F-15, the F135 for the F-35 Lightning II; F119 for the F-22
Raptor; F117 for the C-17 Globemaster III; J52 for the EA-6B Prowler;
TF33 powering AWACS, Joint STARS, B-52, and KC-135 aircraft; TF30 for
the F-111; PT6 for T-6A and UH-1N aircraft; and JT15 for the T-1A
trainer and Pegasus UCAV.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and
service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas
turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a
diversified company providing high technology products and services to
the global aerospace and commercial building industries.
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