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P&WC to have significant presence at NBAA

Oct. 7, 2011 Las Vegas, Nv. - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) will have a major presence at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

October 7, 2011  By Carey Fredericks

—  Throughout the course of the event, the P&WC show booth (Hall N, no.
    5633) will be staffed by engine experts and aftermarket consultants
    ready to answer questions from NBAA participants. Engines on display
    will include the PT6A, PW300, PW500, PW600 and the new PW800.
—  PT6Nation will roar into NBAA for the first time. Launched just last
    December, the microsite was created to leverage evolving social business
    networks and bring P&WC brand awareness to potential customers and
    industry partners. A special kiosk featuring PT6Nation will be located
    in the P&WC show booth.
—  Maintenance and overhaul (M&O) sessions will be held for PT6A and
    turbofan engines. (Please check the show agenda for more details.) As
    part of the turbofan session, a demonstration will be given on P&WC's
    new online PW300 engine diagnostic tool, powered by Spotlight.
—  There will be an invitation-only media breakfast held by P&WC executives
    on Tuesday, October 11. Representing P&WC and taking questions from the
    media will be:
    —  Maria Della Posta, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
    —  Michael Perodeau, Vice President, Marketing (Business Aviation and
        Military Programs)
    —  Raffaele Virgili, Vice President, Customer Service
    —  Eva Azoulay, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Marketing
    —  David Van der Wee, Vice President, Marketing
    —  Finally, P&WC will be issuing a number of news announcements at the
        show that focus mainly on customer-service offerings and
Come and see us at NBAA, Hall N, booth no. 5633: Interested operators are invited to drop by the P&WC booth to speak with a customer service representative.

About Pratt & Whitney Canada

Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, Pratt & Whitney Canada is shaping the future of business aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Every second, a P&WC-powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. P&WC's engines, with more than 570 million hours in the air, are the industry benchmark for innovative design, dispatch reliability, operating economics and easy maintenance. P&WC is firmly committed to ensuring that its products are designed, produced and operated while minimizing environmental impacts throughout their life cycle.

There are currently more than 47,000 engines in service on over 25,000 aircraft operated by some 10,000 operators in 200 countries. The most extensive support network in the industry, which includes more than 30 company-owned and -designated service facilities, supports this global fleet.


P&WC has been taking front-line services to the next level with its Customer First Centre (CFirst). CFirst brings together a multidisciplinary and multilingual support team to resolve issues so that customers can return to service quickly. CFirst handles more than 100,000 contacts every year.


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