May 15, 2014 – News Today

Reported engine fire on test flight disputed

Pratt & Whitney officials declined to say if an incident described by airport authorities as an engine fire aboard a test flight Tuesday morning involved the geared turbofan motor that will power Bombardier Inc.’s future CSeries airliner. François Asselin, a spokesperson for Aéroports de Montréal, said that the incident occurred on takeoff from Mirabel aboard a Boeing 747 operated by Pratt & Whitney Canada for testing various engines. Read More