Embraer Switching from GE to Pratt & Whitney

Thursday, January 10, 2013
By George Hatcher


Embraer sent out a press release that it has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines as the “Exclusive Power for Second Generation of E-Jets.”

The Embraer E-Jets equipped with PurePower PW1700G and PW1900G engines will enter service in 2018, and promise improvements in fuel burn, emissions and noise reduction. The engine which is still in testing stages, and will replace GE engines.

See Press Release

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