Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney’s first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – recently concluded. The engine, the first of an eight-engine validation and certification program, completed more than 300 hours and 1,100 cycles. The PW1217G engine test program will run a total of eight test engines through 2012 leading up to aircraft first flight. Entry into service is scheduled for 2014.
Stratos delivers one Boeing 737-800 to Transavia France
Stratos, a leading aircraft investment specialist and asset manager, has delivered one Boeing 737-800 on long-term operating lease to Transavia France. The delivery forms part of Transavia France’s fleet expansion, which will see the Air France–KLM subsidiary grow its fleet to 71 aircraft. The aircraft (MSN 37253), which forms part of a portfolio managed on