Swiss, a renowned Airline from Switzerland along with the help of other associates successfully flew a newly equipped Bombardier C Series into London’s City airport. The Bombardier C Series has been equipped with Pratt and Whitney’s innovative PurePower® Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine. The GTF is primarily a newer aircraft with its first launch being in the year 2008.
It is most commonly in used in aircrafts Mitsubishi Regional Jets, Irkut MC-21, Embraer E- Jets E2 , Airbus A320neo family along with the Bombardier C Series.
To date there have been 16 Bombardier C Series that have modified with the GTF engine. These engines have been a prime choice for passenger aircrafts as they have been proven to be more efficient in many aspects of the overall flight. Decreasing the use of fuel by an approximate 16 percent to be more of an economic flight for their customers.
Not only have they found a way to be more efficient they have successfully become more ecofriendly by decreasing the engine emissions by an approximate 50 percent then the regulatory emission standards are allowed to be. The design of the engine has been built so precisely that it has been able to reduce the noise by an estimated 75 percent than usual.
The GTR has been found to become very popular with its latest features and therefor has been on back order for quite some time. The GTR series has been able to accumulate more over 8000 orders including other configurations of the GTR.
With such significant numbers Pratt and Whitney has taken the chance to invest into their company in order to meet with the requirement orders. The Pratt and Whitney has invested 1.3billion into renovating its manufacturing plants and other service facilities.