As Pratt rolls out UBL to F-22 bases, execs see potential for expansion to other fleets

By Briana Reilly / April 13, 2022 at 10:58 AM
While Pratt & Whitney works to incorporate a new approach to engine maintenance across the F-22 fighter fleet, the company is eyeing opportunities to expand the effort to the F-35 and commercial customers, executives told Inside Defense this week. Known as Usage Based Lifing, the process aims to leverage available full-flight data to more accurately calculate the usage rates of a given engine component, said Julie Ireland, Pratt’s F119 program manager. The process, she said, allows customers like the...

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