Pratt & Whitney delivers GTF PW1900G engines for E195-E2 Program

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw February 20, 2019 15:50

Pratt & Whitney delivers GTF PW1900G engines for E195-E2 Program

Pratt & Whitney and Embraer have celebrated delivery of the GTF PW1900G production engines for the E195-E2 aircraft at Embraer’s E2 final assembly line in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil. The E195-E2 is expected to enter into service in the second half of 2019 with Azul Brazilian Airlines.

“We are excited to receive the GTF production engines for the initial serial production of the E195-E2, as we know firsthand the advantages that these engines provide to our customers and the environment,” said Fernando Antonio Oliveira, Embraer’s E2 Program Director.

Embraer’s E190-E2 aircraft, which is also powered by the Pratt & Whitney PW1900G engine, entered service in April 2018 with Widerøe, followed by Air Astana in December 2018.

“Delivering the first production engines for the E195-E2 is an important milestone for the program,” said Graham Webb, vice president of Commercial Engine Programs at Pratt & Whitney. “We look forward to continuing to work together to support Embraer’s second GTF-powered E2 aircraft model.”

In addition to being selected as the exclusive propulsion system for the E2 commercial aircraft, Pratt & Whitney’s APS2600E auxiliary power unit (APU) is the sole-sourced APU for the E2 family. The APS2600E APU gives airlines greater flexibility, by increasing the altitude ceiling for ETOPS and other operations, and providing a significant increase in electrical power delivery to meet the needs of today’s airlines.

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw February 20, 2019 15:50