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Why an airline executive is excited about Textron Aviation's new King Air 360, the next generation of a 50-year-old plane

A Beechcraft King Air 360. Textron Aviation Textron Aviation unveiled the King Air 360 in August with upgrades for passengers and pilots. Cabins now feel wider, and the cockpit has advanced systems like autothrottle and digital pressurization. Advanced Air's Levi Stockton explains why he's excited about the plane, even if his firm isn't purchasing one.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. An aviation fan favorite just got an upgrade. Textron Aviation is continuing the l...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Los Angeles, Trends, Flying, Airplanes, Stockton, Kansas, Aviation, Cabins, Beechcraft, Pratt Whitney, Textron Aviation


FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to failed one on United 328

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
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FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to the one that failed on the United Airlines flight

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 328 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend. Even if the engine failure had occurred over water while en route to Hawaii, the aircraft likely could have landed safely.  Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 777 are rated to fly for more than five hours on a single engine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A United Airlines flight from Denver...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Canada, Atlantic, Hawaii, Aircraft


Engine on United Airlines flight was showing signs of metal fatigue, NTSB says

The Pratt & Whitney engine that failed minutes into United Airlines flight 328 showed signs of metal fatigue, investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board said during their first public briefing on Monday.
Tags: Cnn, United Airlines, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Pratt Whitney


After Saturday’s engine failure, Boeing says many 777s should be grounded (ars technica)

Enlarge / United Airlines 238 suffered an engine out failure on Saturday, Feb. 20. (credit: Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images) While the National Transportation Safety Board investigates an aircraft engine failure that occurred in flight on Saturday, manufacturer Boeing has recommended that airlines suspend flying certain versions of the 777 wide-body airliner. "Boeing is actively monitoring recent events related to United Airlines Flight 328," the company stated on ...
Tags: News, Ge, Faa, Boeing, United Airlines, Ntsb, Eric Berger, Pratt Whitney, Andy Cross MediaNews Group The Denver Post, Enlarge United Airlines


United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


UK bans some Boeing 777s from airspace after engine fire over Denver

Ban comes as Boeing urges airlines to ground all planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 enginesThe UK has barred from its airspace Boeing 777s with the same type of engine that caught fire in the US at the weekend, as the plane’s manufacturer urged airlines to ground all 120 of these aircraft worldwide.Boeing said carriers using 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines should suspend operations until full inspections could be carried out, after the United Airlines jet was forced to make an eme...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, US, UK News, World news, Air transport, Transport, Airline Industry, Transport policy, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Pratt Whitney


Airlines ground Boeing 777s after engine failure over Denver

United Airlines is removing 24 Boeing 777 planes powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Pratt Whitney, Federal Aviation Administration FAA


After a Boeing 777 Rained Failed-Engine Debris on Neighborhood Below, More Planes Grounded (slashdot)

After a twin-engine, wide-bodied Boeing 777 took off from a Denver airport — carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew members — its right engine failed. It began dropping debris on several neighborhoods below, CNBC reports. America's Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement saying it was "aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the airplane's flight path," CNBC adds, noting that less than 30 minutes later the plane had returned to the airport. No passengers were injured. Today the...
Tags: Japan, News, America, Bloomberg, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Cnbc, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney, Dickson, ANA Holdings, JAL, Steve Dickson


24 Boeing 777s removed from service

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
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Boeing recommends grounding model 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. Boeing also recommended that airlines ground all 69 active planes with the engine model. Visit the Business section of Insider for mor...
Tags: Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Korean Air, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles California, HONOLULU Hawaii


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed mid-air, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed mid-flight. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely, but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed mid-air, catc...
Tags: Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board, Pratt Whitney, US Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Asiana Airlines


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed midair, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed soon after takeoff. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed soon a...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board


24 Boeing 777s removed from service

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
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Investigators believe a fan blade in the engine of the Boeing 777 that experienced a catastrophic engine failure came off and took out another, a source says

Federal authorities are stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and it's likely some will be removed from service, according to a statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.
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United Airlines removing 24 Boeing 777s from service after Denver incident

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


The FAA is stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes with engines similar to the one that failed Saturday in mid-air near Denver

Federal authorities are stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and it's likely some will be removed from service, according to a statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.
Tags: News, Stories, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Pratt Whitney


Some Boeing 777 airplanes likely to be removed from service, FAA says

The Federal Aviation Administration is stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and it's likely some will be removed from service, according to a statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


JetBlue just unveiled the ultra-modern cabin of its latest plane - take a look inside its brand-new Airbus A220 jets

JetBlue Airways unveiled the cabin of its new Airbus A220 aircraft that will replace the aging Embraer E190 flight.  The 140-seat cabin is arranged in a unique 2-3 configuration with no shortage of the perks for which JetBlue is known including free in-flight entertainment and WiFi.  Flights begin in the spring starting on the Boston-Fort Lauderdale route before the aircraft expands to cities across the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. JetBlue Airways on Tuesday unveiled ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Delta, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines


Defective fuel tube caused September F-35 crash in South Carolina: report

A failed fuel tube caused the first crash of an F-35 jet in September of last year, U.S. government investigators said in a report issued this week. "An investigation determined a manufacturing defect caused an engine fuel tube to rupture during flight, resulting in a loss of power to the engine," the Government Accountability Office said in a report issued this week. F-35 jets are made by Lockheed Martin Corp and have engines made by United Technologies Corp's Pratt & Whitney division.
Tags: News, South Carolina, Lockheed Martin Corp, United Technologies Corp, Government Accountability Office, Pratt Whitney


Aegean signs preliminary deal to buy Pratt & Whitney engines

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s dominant Aegean Airlines has signed a preliminary agreement with Pratt & Whitney to buy new fuel-efficient and lower-pollution engines for up to 62 new passenger jets. The memorandum of understanding signed in Athens Wednesday is worth up to $1.5 billion, and is part of the 5-billion-euro ($5.7 billion) agreement announced […]
Tags: Business, News, Greece, Ap, Athens, Whitney, ATHENS Greece, Pratt, Pratt Whitney, Aegean Airlines, Nation & World


Most F-35 jets resume flights after engine inspections: Pentagon

More than 80 percent of Lockheed Martin Co-made F-35 fighter jets in the United States and around the world have cleared engine inspections and are now approved for flights, the Pentagon said on Monday. Last week, all U.S. and international F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin were grounded so that fuel tubes could be examined. The Pentagon said it is working closely with United Technologies Corp's Pratt & Whitney, the maker of the F-35's engine, to rapidly procure more parts to minimize...
Tags: News, United States, Pentagon, Lockheed Martin, United Technologies Corp, Lockheed Martin Co, Pratt Whitney


Ex-employee sues Pratt & Whitney over jet engines

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former engineer for jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has filed a federal false claims lawsuit alleging the company knowingly sold “flawed” engines to the U.S. Air Force, which resulted in the likelihood of premature wear or even “catastrophic failure.” The Journal Enquirer reports that Peter Bonzani Jr., of […]
Tags: Business, News, Whitney, Pratt, U S Air Force, Pratt Whitney, Conn AP, East Hartford, Nation & World, Journal Enquirer, Peter Bonzani Jr


Air Force “light attack” test aircraft crashes on bomb range, killing pilot (ars technica)

Enlarge / An Embraer A-29 Super Tucano similar to the one that crashed. (credit: Embraer / US Air Force) On June 22, an A-29 Super Tucano participating in the US Air Force's Light Attack Experiment (OA-X) program crashed while flying over the Red Rio Bombing Range—part of the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. US Navy Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York, died in the crash. Another pilot ejected and suffered only minor injuries. The Super Tucano, a joint entry into th...
Tags: News, New, Brazil, Air Force, US Air Force, Wolverine, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Embraer, Pratt Whitney, Sean Gallagher, White Sands Missile Range, Super Tucano, Holloman Air Force Base, Canandaigua New York, Christopher Carey Short, Embraer US Air Force


2018 Piston Powered Auto-Rama: Giant Gallery from Cleveland

You can’t really call it a car show. The Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama has the word “auto” in its name, but naming this event for everything it’s about would make the name too long to print on the T-shirts. This event grew out of the Cleveland Auto-Rama, which started back in 1967. When it merged with the Piston Power show five years ago, it adopted a new name. Nowadays, the event is open to any and every type of piston-powered vehicle. Most are  cars, practically 1,000 of...
Tags: News, Cleveland, Boeing, Rama, Pratt Whitney, Jeff Lutz, Piston Powered Auto Rama, Cleveland Auto Rama, Piston Power, South Hall Soap Box Derby, Times All Stars the Hot Rod Asylum


India grounds all Airbus A320Neo jets with faulty Pratt engines

In a unilateral move at odds with the European Aviation Safety Agency, India’s aviation safety regulator grounded all Airbus narrow-body planes powered by the latest Pratt & Whitney engines, following after a series of in-flight incidents
Tags: Business, News, India, Pratt Whitney, Boeing & Aerospace, European Aviation Safety Agency India


Pratt & Whitney engine issue could ground some planes

Issues with airplane engines built by Pratt & Whitney could leave some Airbus planes grounded.
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Airbus says some A320neos grounded by Pratt engine issue

Airbus warned Friday that Pratt & Whitney engines on some of its A320neo jets have another problem, and European air safety officials issued emergency restrictions, the Wall Street Journal reported online Friday.
Tags: Business, News, Airbus, Wall Street Journal, Pratt, Pratt Whitney, Boeing & Aerospace



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