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Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet Acquires Type Certification


Nagoya, May 31, 2017 -

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan PW1200G engine has successfully acquired type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of United States. This comes on the heels of the fourth Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) Flight Test Aircraft arriving in the Moses Lake Flight Test Center supporting a busy 2017 of testing and milestones, including completion of initial cold and hot soak and natural icing tests.