Applying advanced engine research

Pratt & Whitney Developing Future Upgrade Options For F135 Engine

/ April 9, 2015 at 4:55 PM
F135 engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is working to leverage technologies developed through separate Air Force and Navy programs to reduce fuel burn and increase the performance of the Joint Strike Fighter engine, and could begin to transition those capabilities into block upgrades as soon as 2018. In separate interviews conducted during an April 2 media day, Pratt's President of Military Engines Bennett Croswell and Director of Advanced Programs and Technology Jimmy Kenyon told Inside the Air Force the company...

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