Pratt & Whitney Canada to Bring its 100,000 Engine Celebration to EAA AirVenture 2017

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN–(Marketwired – July 22, 2017) – Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) will have 100,000 reasons to celebrate when its team arrives at this year’s EAA AirVenture, held July 24 to 30. In April of this year, P&WC marked the production of its 100,000th engine, a remarkable industry milestone. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

“Achieving 100,000 engines produced has been a proud moment for us at P&WC and there is no doubt the support of the General Aviation segment has been instrumental in reaching this milestone,” says Nicholas Kanellias, Vice President, General Aviation Programs, Pratt & Whitney Canada. “The PT6A engine contributed to shaping the General Aviation segment as we know it, and it leads our engine fleet with some 47,000 PT6A engines manufactured and 23,000 such engines in operation today.”

During EAA AirVenture 2017:

  • P&WC will be co-sponsoring the airshows. It will be using its social media channels to promote the shows and offer surprises to attendees who follow P&WC (www.twitter.com/pwcanada and www.facebook.com/PrattWhitneyCanada).
  • A PT6A engine workshop will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Forum Stage 3. This session is designed especially for aviation enthusiasts interested in discovering what the engine delivers to experimental aircraft.
  • P&WC will be sharing over social media news on which OEMs will be recognized at EAA AirVenture 2017 for helping achieve the 100,000 engine milestone.

Next Generation Engine

P&WC recently announced it is developing an integrated electronic engine and propeller control and a true 2,000 shp thermal engine tailored to General Aviation operators’ business needs. It will reduce pilot workload and simplify installation, while reducing the number of levers per engine from 3 to 1.

P&WC will be at EAA at booth #2132, Hangar B. Interested operators are invited to drop by to speak with a marketing or customer service representative.

100,000 Reasons to Go Beyond

P&WC reached a significant milestone in April, 2017, when it produced its 100,000th engine, a testament to the company’s longevity and leadership in the global aerospace market. P&WC will celebrate this achievement throughout the year, recognizing all families of products as well as dedicated employees and loyal customers who, together, have marked the many accomplishments of its journey.

About Pratt & Whitney Canada

Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.

This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning future business opportunities. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to changes in levels of demand in the aerospace industry, in levels of air travel, and in the number of aircraft to be built; challenges in the design, development, production, support, performance, and realization of anticipated benefits of advanced technologies; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in United Technologies Corp.’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Note to Editors

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Contact Information:
Kathy Roberge
Pratt & Whitney Canada
1-514-827-5625
kathy.roberge@pwc.ca
www.pwc.ca

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call for Thursday, July 27th

SAN DIEGO, July 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it will publish financial results for the second quarter 2017 after the close of market on Thursday, July 27, 2017.  Management will discuss the Company’s operations and financial results in a conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific (5:00 p.m. Eastern).

Analysts and institutional investors may participate on the conference call by dialing 866-393-0674, referencing the call by ID number 54130026.  The general public may access the conference call by dialing 877-344-3935, or on the day of the event visit www.kratosdefense.com for a simultaneous webcast. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Kratos website approximately two hours after the conclusion of the conference call.

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) is a mid-tier government contractor at the forefront of the Department of Defense’s Third Offset Strategy.  Kratos is a leading technology, intellectual property and proprietary product and solution company focused on the United States and its allies’ national security.  Kratos is the industry leader in high performance unmanned aerial drone target systems used to test weapon systems and to train the warfighter, and is a provider of high performance unmanned combat aerial systems for force multiplication and amplification.  Kratos is also an industry leader in satellite communications, microwave electronics, cyber security/warfare, missile defense and combat systems.  Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 2,900. Substantially all of Kratos’ work is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location. Kratos’ primary end customers are National Security related agencies. News and information are available at www.KratosDefense.com.

Press Contact:
Yolanda White
858-812-7302 Direct

Investor Information:
877-934-4687
investor@kratosdefense.com

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Bombardier Delivers the First Dual-Class, 86-seat Q400 Aircraft to Philippine Airlines

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 20, 2017) –

Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivered the world’s first dual-class, 86 seat turboprop aircraft to Philippine Airlines at its facility in Toronto, Canada, where the aircraft is manufactured.

“We congratulate Philippine Airlines for taking delivery of the world’s first dual-class, 86-seat Q400 aircraft, and are confident that the airline will continue to benefit from the outstanding performance of Bombardier turboprops,” said Fred Cromer, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “This delivery is an example of how Bombardier’s Q400 is an ideal solution for airlines that require higher-performance and larger turboprops as they develop regional routes to meet increasing passenger demand. Bombardier is proud to have the only commercial turboprop available today to offer up to 90 seats.”

“With its superior performance capabilities, unmatched profitability advantages and exceptional passenger experience, the new Q400 aircraft will enable Philippine Airlines to increase its competitiveness and set a new standard for turboprops in the region,” said Jaime J. Bautista, President and Chief Operating Officer, Philippine Airlines. “We are excited to bring this new aircraft back to the Philippines, and are confident that the Q400 aircraft will continue to play a significant role in positioning Philippine Airlines as a five-star airline and in regaining its dominance in the domestic market.”

Philippine Airlines’ new Q400 aircraft is configured with 86 seats in economy and premium economy classes with a 29-inch and 33-inch seat pitch respectively. The aircraft delivered today is scheduled to enter into service in two weeks.

This milestone aircraft is part of Philippine Airlines’ purchase agreement announced on December 8, 2016 – which included a firm order for five Q400 aircraft and purchase rights for an additional seven. Following the exercise of the purchase rights announced at the 2017 International Paris Air Show, Philippine Airlines now has firm orders for 12 Q400 aircraft.

About Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the flag carrier of the Philippines. Headquartered in Manila, PAL celebrates its 76th anniversary this year as the first commercial airline in Asia. Operating out of its hubs at Ninoy Aquino International Airport of Manila and Mactan-Cebu International Airport of Cebu with a fleet of 81 aircraft, PAL serves 30 destinations in the Philippines and over 45 destinations internationally.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, we posted revenues of $16.3 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors

Images of Q400 aircraft in the livery of Philippine Airlines are posted with this news release at www.bombardier.com.

The Q400 aircraft backgrounder is available in the BCA Media Hub

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Contact Information:
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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
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Philippine Airlines
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www.philippineairlines.com