Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123 Turboprop Engine

The PW100 series of engines is representative of today’s turboprop engine technology. These engines were designed for increased power and lower fuel consumption in anticipation of larger and faster regional aircraft. They power the Aerospatiale/Aeritalia ATR 42 and ATR 72, the British Aerospace ATP, the Boeing Canada de Havilland Division Dash 8 (DHC-8) Series 100 and 300, the Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia, the Fokker 50, and other regional aircraft around the world.

The model PW123 exhibited here was manufactured by Pratt & Whitney Canada in Longueil, Quebec. This type of engine is used on the de Havilland Dash 8 Series 300.

Gift of Pratt & Whitney Canada, Inc.

Physical Description:
Weight: 450 kg (992 lb)

Country of Origin
Canada

Manufacturer
Pratt & Whitney Canada (Longueuil, Quebec)

Date
1987

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Jet Aviation

Type
PROPULSION-Turbines (Jet)

Materials
Metal, plastic
Dimensions
Length 213 cm (84 in.) (approximate), Width 66 cm (26.0 in.), Height 84 cm (33.0 in.)

The PW100 series of engines is representative of today’s turboprop engine technology. These engines were designed for increased power and lower fuel consumption in anticipation of larger and faster regional aircraft. They power the Aerospatiale/Aeritalia ATR 42 and ATR 72, the British Aerospace ATP, the Boeing Canada de Havilland Division Dash 8 (DHC-8) Series 100 and 300, the Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia, the Fokker 50, and other regional aircraft around the world.

The model PW123 exhibited here was manufactured by Pratt & Whitney Canada in Longueil, Quebec. This type of engine is used on the de Havilland Dash 8 Series 300.

Gift of Pratt & Whitney Canada, Inc.

Physical Description:
Weight: 450 kg (992 lb)

Country of Origin
Canada

Manufacturer
Pratt & Whitney Canada (Longueuil, Quebec)

Date
1987

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Jet Aviation

Type
PROPULSION-Turbines (Jet)

Materials
Metal, plastic
Dimensions
Length 213 cm (84 in.) (approximate), Width 66 cm (26.0 in.), Height 84 cm (33.0 in.)

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