PurePower Engine Powers Bombardier CSeries 1st Flight
- 'You Could Hardly Hear The Take-Off'
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine successfully powered Bombardier's new CSeries airplane for its maiden flight on Monday. The PW1500G engine, which achieved engine certification from Transport Canada in February, is the first of six new engine programs using Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan™ architecture to power an aircraft.
Source : Pratt & Whitney, A United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX) - view original press release