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Pratt & Whitney AeroPower's APS2600[E] APU Selected for Embraer's Second Generation E-Jet



   Pratt & Whitney AeroPower's APS2600[E] APU Selected for Embraer's Second
                               Generation E-Jet

PR Newswire

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 14, 2013

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney
AeroPower's* APS2600[E] auxiliary power unit (APU) has been selected by
Embraer for its second generation E-Jet. Pratt & Whitney is a United
Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.

"We are delighted to continue our long-standing relationship with Embraer and
provide our APS2600[E] APU for the second generation E-Jet," said Eileen P.
Drake, vice president and general manager, Pratt & Whitney AeroPower. "The
APS2600[E] APU provides exceptional value to customers by providing increased
electric power capability, both on the ground and in flight, a significantly
higher operating altitude, and world-class reliability."

In addition to the APS2600[E] APU, Pratt & Whitney AeroPower APUs can be found
on Embraer's ERJ-145,  E170/175 and E190/195 fleets. Pratt & Whitney AeroPower
was also recently selected for Embraer's KC-390 military cargo tanker for the
Brazilian Air Force.

APUs provide aircraft with secondary power in the form of high pressure air
for main engine starting, cabin air conditioning and electric power while on
the ground. APUs can also provide backup electric power during in-flight
operation.

The second generation Embraer E-Jets will also be equipped with Pratt &
Whitney's PurePower® PW1700G and PW1900G engines, which will offer significant
reductions in fuel burn, emissions, noise and operating costs compared to
today's aircraft.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of
aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, small turbojet propulsion
products and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies Corporation, based
in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology
products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.

This release includes "forward looking statements" concerning anticipated
business opportunities that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including
with regard to the programs described in this release. Risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or
implied in forward looking statements include the effect of economic
conditions in the markets in which we operate, including financial market
conditions, and fluctuation in interest rates, commodity prices and foreign
currency exchange rates; levels of end market demand in the aerospace
industry, including levels of demand for the new aircraft described in this
release; levels of air travel; financial difficulties of commercial airlines;
the financial condition of suppliers; and challenges in the design,
development, production and support of advanced technologies and new products
and services. For information identifying other important economic, political,
regulatory, legal, technological, competitive and other uncertainties, see
UTC's 10-K, 10-Q and other reports filed with the SEC

* The auxiliary power unit and small turbojet propulsion businesses of
Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems became Pratt & Whitney AeroPower on July 27,
2012. Be advised that although we are now using the Pratt & Whitney AeroPower
name, logo and trademarks for most purposes, FAA rules require that production
approvals, product/part markings, and associated contracts and proposals
remain in the name of Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation during a transition
period that is planned to conclude in 2013.

Ray Hernandez
Pratt & Whitney AeroPower
860-565-2341
Mobile: 860-212-9167
Raymond.Hernandez@pw.utc.com

SOURCE Pratt & Whitney

Website: http://www.pratt-whitney.com
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