FAA Certifies PW1400G-JM For MC-21

The FAA has certified the Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1400G-JM engine to power Irkut’s MC-21 aircraft scheduled for a 2017 delivery.

The FAA has certified the Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1400G-JM engine to power Irkut’s MC-21 aircraft scheduled for a 2017 delivery.

The certification is the third Geared Turbofan engine variant to get certification from the US regulator.

To date, Pratt said that the PurePower engine family has completed more than 58,000 cycles and 35,000 hours of testing. 

Oleg Demchenko, president of Russia’s Irkut, said: “The engine increases the competitiveness of our aircraft since it offers tangible cost savings to our airline customers due to the enhanced fuel burn efficiency while simultaneously benefitting the environment.”

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