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United Technologies Will Slash 11,600 Jobs

Tough commercial aerospace market drives cuts

(Newser) - United Technologies Corp, which owns Sikorsky Aircraft and Pratt & Whitney, maker of jet engines, will cut 11,600 jobs and has lowered its 2009 forecast in a crumbling commercial aerospace market. The moves, part of an expanded $750 million restructuring program, are fueled by a decline in anticipated revenue,... More »

New Engine Could Rev Green Flight

Less fuel, emissions, and noise

(Newser) - In what is being hailed as the most exciting development in commercial aviation technology in years, Pratt & Whitney has developed a revolutionary jet engine that burns up to 15% less fuel and cuts carbon emissions by 1,500 tons per plane per year. The engine, which is also quieter... More »

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