East Hartford, Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney will invest $65 million in its engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Georgia, to enable the facility to be the North American maintenance site for geared turbofan (GTF) engines. Variants in Pratt’s family of GTF engines power the Airbus A320neo, Bombardier CSeries, Embraer E-Jet E2, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. MRJ and Irkut MC-21. GTF-powered A320neos are in service while the CSeries is set to enter service in July. “As the GTF ...

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