Pratt & Whitney Canada is a global aerospace leader headquartered in Longueuil, Quebec. They are shaping the future of business, general, and regional aviation, as well as helicopters and APUs.
Pratt & Whitney Canada manufacturer jet engines for business aircraft, along with supplying engines for commercial aircraft. Furthermore, Pratt & Whitney Canada develop and manufacture piston and turboprop engines for general aviation activities.
Pratt & Whitney Canada currently produce four classes of engines.
The PW800 engine powers the next generation of business aircraft. It is thoughtfully designed with people, performance, and customer service at heart and is backed by white-glove service with one of the most extensive coverage programs ever offered.
The PW600 engine family is the preferred engine family for a new generation of light jets in the 900 to 3,000 pound thrust class. It is compact, fuel-efficient, clean, and delivers excellent operating economics.
The PW500 engine family is the clean and clear leader in the highly demanding fractional ownership business jet market, powering light to mid-size business jets in the 2,900 to 4,500 pound thrust class. Its low fuel consumption ensures attractive operating economics and environmental friendliness.
The PW300 engine family powers an impressive line of mid-size business jets and is recognized in the 4,700 to 8,000-lb thrust class for its low fuel consumption, economical operation and environmental friendliness.
The following Pratt & Whitney Canada engines are those that power private jets – both past and present.
* Turboprop engines
As of March 2021, 1,100+ airlines use Pratt & Whitney Canada engines. Additionally, there are 13,400 customers using P&WC engines. Along with P&WC engines being in operation in over 200 countries and territories.
In total, there are currently 63,000 Pratt & Whitney Canada engines in active service.
The engines that are currently bolted to these private jets date as far back as 1971 with the JT15D-1B engines powering the Cessna Citation I.
Since 1971, Pratt & Whitney Canada have been continuously developing their engines, making them lighter and more fuel-efficient.
Pratt & Whitney Canada make engines of all sizes for a variety of applications. As you can see, Pratt & Whitney Canada engines are capable of powering VLJS, such as the Embraer Phenom 100EV, all the way to large jets such as the Gulfstream G600.