Pratt & Whitney continues aggressively to push the PW1000G geared turbofan as a solution for re-engining the A320 and/or 737, but President David Hess acknowledged that talks with International Aero Engines partner Rolls-Royce about developing a variant of the GTF as a successor to the V2500 have been "tough" with no agreement in sight. Getting involved in potential A320 and 737 re-engining programs is "certainly important to us," Hess said yesterday at Pratt's annual media day in East ...

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