Defence Notes

Endurance milestone for PW PurePower gear system

19th August 2009 - 20:20 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Pratt & Whitney reports that it has successfully completed accelerated endurance testing equivalent to more than 20,000 hours of service operation on the PurePower PW1000G fan drive gear system.

"Results from the latest round of ongoing tests continue to demonstrate the design robustness for the system," remarked Bob Saia ...

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