Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower geared turbofan (GTF) engine—the PW1100G-JM—has received FAA type certification for the Airbus A320neo family of aircraft. Pratt & Whitney president-commercial engines Greg Gernhardt said, “In advance of this accomplishment, our engine has already completed more than 50 flights on the A320neo flight test aircraft and has performed extremely well.” The A320neo performed its maiden flight powered by PW1100G-JM engines Sept. ...

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