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CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. of China Is the First PurePower® Engines Customer in Mainland China

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- With an order for up to 30 CSeries aircraft, CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC) of China will be the first recipient of Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines in mainland China. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.

In a purchase agreement with Bombardier Aerospace, CLC will receive up to 30 CS100/CS300 aircrafts. The CSeries aircraft family is powered exclusively by Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1500G engines.  

"CLC highly commends Pratt & Whitney for their state-of-the-art and fuel efficient engine. We are confident that the PurePower engine will serve the Chinese sector well, and we are looking forward to a long relationship with Pratt & Whitney," said Chairman Wang Chong, CLC.

"We are very pleased to work with CLC, the first PurePower customer in mainland China," said Dave Brantner, president, Commercial Engines. "Our game-changing GTF engine technology continues to accumulate successful test and flight hours with now more than 7,600 hours completed across the PurePower family of engines."

CDB Leasing Co., Ltd., based in Shenzhen, China, as the leading leasing company in mainland, provides leasing services within the aviation, rail, shipping, infrastructure, commercial vehicles, and industrial equipment industries. CLC's current fleet size is over 170. To learn more about CLC, visit http://www.cdb-leasing.com.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.

This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning future business opportunities. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to changes in government procurement priorities and practices, budget plans and availability of funding, and in the number of aircraft to be built; challenges in the design, development, production and support of advanced technologies; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in the companies' Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

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