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A revolutionary step forward: Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine

Discovery Channel Canada explores the engine's profound impact on the aviation industry

Discovery Channel Canada takes a closer look at Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine
Discovery Channel Canada takes a closer look at Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine was recently profiled by Discovery Channel Canada for its revolutionary technology and significant impact on the aviation industry.

Here's what you need to know about the PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine, it:

·         will help meet a growing air travel demand, expected to double in the next 20 years,

·         reduces annual carbon dioxide emissions by 3,600 metric tons per plane per year,

·         creates 75% less noise for those on the ground,

·         burns 16% less fuel,

·         represents an investment of more than $10 billion and two decades of relentless innovation.