Pratt Whitney Canada Certifies PW207D1 and PW207D2 Engines to Power Bell Helicopter 429
November 25, 2008 ByCorrie
Nov. 25, 2008 - Longueuil, QC - Pratt Whitney Canada (P) has received Transport Canada type certification for its new PW207D1 and PW207D2 engines selected to power the Bell Helicopter 429.
Nov. 25, 2008 – Longueuil, QC – Pratt Whitney Canada (P) has received Transport Canada type certification for its new PW207D1 and PW207D2 engines selected to power the Bell Helicopter 429. Pratt Whitney Canada is a United Technologies company.
New additions to the PW200 family, the PW207D1 and PW207D2 engines are marketed by P Turbo Engines Corp. (P), a subsidiary of P.
"We are very proud to be leveraging the extraordinary experience of our PW200 engine family with the latest proven technology to offer Bell Helicopter unprecedented levels of reliability and economy in these new engine models," says Keyvan Fard, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing of P and member of the P board of directors.
Today, more than 800 PW200-powered helicopters are in operation in 56 countries, having accumulated over 2.8 million hours of operating time. Key operating segments include law enforcement, emergency medical services and corporate markets.