Pratt & Whitney said this week that it has installed the flight inlet and nacelle system on its Geared Turbofan demonstrator engine and is ready to begin the second phase of ground testing next month. GTF demonstrator program partner Goodrich provided the system and installation took place during a fit check that precedes connection of final test sensors. P&W President Steve Finger, briefing reporters at the company's East Hartford headquarters, said, "The Geared Turbofan brings a ...

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