ALP AVIATION SIGNS LONG TERM SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH PRATT & WHITNEY, ONE OF THE LEADING MANUFACTURERS OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES IN THE WORLD
Paris, June 14th,2005 – A ceremony during the Paris Air Show marked the signing of an agreement between Alp Aviation and Pratt & Whitney for the long term manufacture and supply of the “Fan Rear Hub” located in the F-135 engine, powering F-35 Lightning II JSF. With this agreement Alp Aviation has become a global supplier for Pratt & Whitney, one of the leading aircraft engine manufacturers in the world. Alp Aviation will initially invest USD 4 million in the project. At the ceremony the Undersecretary of Defense Industries Murad Bayar, Pratt & Whitney President Louis Chênevert and Alp Aviation Chairman Tuncer Alpata gave speeches.