October 21, 2013
Williams to Power New Pilatus PC-24, as Two Other Williams Turbofans Receive FAA Certification and Begin Production
May 21, 2013
May 08, 2012
Williams International announced today that it was awarded the EASA type certificate for its FJ44-3AP engine, an improved version of its popular FJ44-3A model.
October 04, 2011
Williams announces a new and improved version of its FJ44 engine that will power Cessna’s new Citation M2 light jet.
May 13, 2011
Williams International announced today that it was awarded the FAA Part 33 type certificate for its new FJ44-3AP engine, an improved version of its popular FJ44-3A model.
February 04, 2010
Williams Helps Haiti
Williams International Receives FAA Certification of its new FJ44-4 Turbofan at higher thrust and lighter weight than originally planned
February 02, 2010
Williams International announced today that it was awarded the FAA part 33 type certificate for its new FJ44-4 engine.
May 19, 2008
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation announces the world’s largest, best performing and most technologically advanced single-pilot business jet.
May 05, 2008
Cessna Aircraft Company completed first flight of its Citation CJ4 business jet prototype today.
April 23, 2008
Nextant Aerospace announced today that it has placed an initial production order of 40 Williams International FJ44-3AP engines for the Nextant 400NXT program.
April 02, 2008
Nextant Aerospace announced today the public launch of its Nextant 400NXT, a Beechjet 400A retrofitted with new modern Williams FJ44-3AP dual-channel FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) engines and incorporating new Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics suites.
March 13, 2008
Diamond Aircraft has selected a newer, higher nominal thrust engine in the same Williams engine family for the D-JET – the FJ33-5.
September 24, 2007
Williams International’s three new engines – the FJ44-4A, FJ44-3AP, and FJ33-5 – are all on track to certify in 2008.
September 03, 2007
Williams International was recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business magazine as one of their 2007 “Cool Places to Work.”
August 27, 2007
The Commerce Township aerospace products manufacturer receives recognition for its worker safety and health management system.
April 02, 2007
Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today flew for the first time the new Williams FJ44-4A engine aboard a Citation test bed aircraft. The Williams FJ44-4A will power the new Citation CJ4 being developed by Cessna as the newest member of the popular CJ line of Citation business jets.
November 12, 2006
Jet engine manufacturer Williams International has teamed with Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College to establish a center at Business Depot Ogden that will train students in lean manufacturing techniques and advanced machining starting next year.
November 09, 2006
Piper’s first entry into the jet market to be powered by the proven Williams FJ44 engine
Williams International has been selected as the engine supplier for Piper’s new sport utility jet that was recently revealed to the public. The FJ44-3AP is a very close derivative of the FJ44-3A engine that powers the Cessna CJ3 and Grob SPn, incorporating minor aerodynamic improvements to further boost fuel economy.
October 17, 2006
Orlando, FL (17 October 2006) – The selection of Williams International and its FJ33-4A-19 engine for “the-jet by CIRRUS” was revealed at NBAA today. The reliability and performance of Williams’ engines were key factors in the selection, as was Williams’ extensive experience integrating its engines into more than a dozen light jets.
October 16, 2006
Orlando, FL 16 October 2006 – Williams International has been selected as the engine supplier for the new Cessna CJ4 introduced at NBAA today. Williams is in the process of developing and certificating its FJ44-4 engine for the CJ4. The 3600-pound-thrust FJ44-4 is rated at 3400 pounds for the CJ4.
October 16, 2006
Orlando, FL 16 October 2006 – Williams International has been selected to supply its FJ44-3 engine for Clifford Development’s supplemental type certification of the Citation II. This selection confirms the substantial retrofit opportunity made possible for the performance of the Williams FJ44-3.
October 16, 2006
Orlando, FL 16 October 2006 – Williams International has been selected as the engine supplier for Sierra Industries’ supplemental type certification of the Citation II. Sierra was recently awarded an STC for its Stallion – the Citation I re-engined with Williams FJ44-2 engines – and now Sierra has launched a program to re-engine the Citation II with Williams FJ44-3 engine.
October 16, 2006
Orlando, FL – 16 October 2006 - Earlier this year, Williams International began performing hot section inspections (check 3) on installed FJ44-1A engines. This approach reduced downtime for FJ44-1A Operators, so Williams will be expanding this service in the future to other FJ44 engine models.
August 29, 2006
April 18, 2006
March 17, 2006
Salina, Kansas -- Steve Fossett has piloted the FJ44-powered GlobalFlyer to a third world record.
The Williams International FJ44-ATW turbofan engine, rated at ~ 2700 lbs of thrust for takeoff, that powered the three around-the-world flights is essentially the same engine design powering more than a thousand business jet aircraft in the US and Europe. It is the world’s only engine with the unique combination of very high thrust at altitude, very light weight, and extremely low fuel consumption that made such flights possible.