International Aero Engines, the consortium led by Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce that builds the V2500 engine for the A320 family, expects to produce nearly as many engines this year as it did in 2008, although CEO Jon Beatty said he would not be surprised if both Airbus and Boeing "have some rate rationalization" in 2010. "I think there's more uncertainty in 2010 than there is in 2009," he told ATWOnline last week in Washington. "We did a pretty good job of predicting the slowdown in ...

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