Pratt & Whitney PurePower begins flight test program

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The Pratt & Whitney PW1900G PurePower geared turbofan (GTF) engine for the Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 aircraft has begun its test program by successfully completing its first flight.

So far, the PurePower engine family has completed more than 23,000 hours of testing and 40,000 cycles.

The E-Jet E2 program is one of two Pratt & Whitney and Embraer are working on together. Pratt & Whitney is also part of the collaboration which supplies the V2500-E5 engine for the Embraer KC-390, which is undergoing a certification campaign. The company also supplies the auxiliary power unit for the E-Jet E2 program.

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