Digital Twin Helps Pratt Expand F119 Performance For F-22

F-119 jet engine

Pratt & Whitney rescheduled the digital electronic engine control in the F119 to unlock more kinematic performance after discovering that parts in the turbine were more robust than expected.

Credit: Rick Goodfriend/U.S. Air Force
Thanks to a newly created “digital twin” of the Pratt & Whitney F119 turbofan, a future software update for the Lockheed Martin F-22 will expand the kinematic performance in certain regions of the twin-engine stealth fighter’s flight envelope. As digital engineering tools proliferate through the...

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