Airbus completed the first A321neo test flight on Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines. The PW1135G-JM engine, a 35,000 thrust class engine, is the most powerful engine on the A321neo, according to the engine manufacturer. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. company. “The PurePower engine continues to meet commitments for fuel burn, emissions and noise, and today’s first flight on the A321neo is another milestone achievement for this ...

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