Tag Archives: United Technologies

AAR Elects Robert Leduc to Board of Directors; John Holmes Quoted

Robert Leduc

AAR has elected Robert Leduc, retired president of Pratt & Whitney, to its Board of Directors, making him the 13th director to join the Board. "Bob brings significant industry and leadership experience as well as a deep knowledge of the aviation market from his time at United Technologies," said John Holmes, president and chief executive officer of AAR.

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United Technologies Appoints Members of the Board of Directors for Future Independent Otis; Greg Hayes Quoted

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) ("UTC") announced on Thursday that Christopher Kearney, currently a member of the UTC Board of Directors, will serve as executive chairman of Otis moving forward. Judy Marks, who was previously appointed president & chief executive officer of Otis, will join the board as will current UTC director Terry McGraw.

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Raytheon Reports 8 Percent Increase in Strong 2019 Second Quarter Results; Thomas Kennedy Quoted

Raytheon announced on Thursday that the company’s net sales were $7.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019, which represents an 8.1 percent increase compared to the $6.6 billion from last year’s results. The company reports the increase was driven by operational improvements and pension-related items, partially offset by a favorable tax-related EPS impact of $0.33. 

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Army Develops System for Multiple UAS Control

The U.S. Army‘s aviation development directorate has built a new platform designed to help air mission commanders operate up to three unmanned aerial systems at the same time. The Supervisory Controller for Optimal Role Allocation for Cueing of Human Operators system, or SCORCH, was developed to help air mission commanders complete …

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Air Force Lifts Weight Restrictions on F-35A Pilots

The U.S. Air Force has lifted a restriction that imposed a weight minimum of at least 136 pounds for F-35A pilots in an effort to prevent neck injury during ejections. The service branch said Monday three modifications were implemented on the F-35A escape system in an effort to boost safety for all …

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Defense News: AF Considers UTC’s ACES 5 For F-35 Ejection Seat Replacement

The U.S. Air Force is considering whether to adopt United Technologies‘ ACES 5 ejection seat for the F-35 fighter jet as a replacement for the Martin-Baker US16E version, Defense News reported Monday. Air Force Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the service branch’s lead uniformed acquisition officer, told Defense News the service branch sent a letter to the F-35 Joint Program …

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