Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney, which is an American aviation and space company, is based in Hartford, Connecticut. Affiliated to United Technologies Corporation, Pratt & Whitney's aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation and military aviation.

Established in 1860 by Francis Pratt and Amos Whitney in the city of Hartford as a company of tools and equipment, agriculture, farming and a weapon manufacturer in the period of  American civil war , the company crossed paths with Frederick Brant Rentschler , who was a pilot in World War I, in the year 1925 while he was seeking capital and a production facility for the purpose of producing the first aircraft engine.  Their cooperation has led to laying foundations of the company known as Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Company today. 

Pratt&Whitney has around 40.000 employees all around the world. Every minute, a Pratt&Whitney-signed air vehicle lands or takes off from somewhere in the world. 

Engines of the company, which works with over 1.100 airways, are used in more than 200 countries