CS300 Makes First Flight

Pratt & Whitney Congratulates Bombardier on CS300 Aircraft First Flight

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Friday, February 27, 2015

Pratt & Whitney congratulates Bombardier on the successful first flight of the CS300 aircraft. The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G engine is the exclusive engine for the CSeries family. We look forward to supporting Bombardier throughout certification of both the CS100 and CS300 aircraft and for a highly successful entry into service.

The optimized CSeries aircraft design combined with the revolutionary PW1500G Geared Turbofan™ engine provides unmatched operating economics.

The PW1500G engine is part of the Pratt & Whitney PurePower engine family, which has completed 15,000 hours and 30,000 cycles of engine testing, including 3,000 hours of combined flight testing.