Pratt & Whitney and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced in Tokyo yesterday that MHI has selected Pratt's Geared Turbofan as the exclusive engine for its proposed 70/90-seat regional jet, the first selection for the powerplant, which the engine-maker also is promoting for the Bombardier CSeries and the next-generation narrowbody. "We believe the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan engine offers a technological breakthrough that will provide the best economy and performance for the ...

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