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Extensive List of New Features for the Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet

July 6th, 2021   [Official Press Release] Based on customer feedback from over 50,000 hours of fleet operations, Pilatus has incorporated numerous new features into Super Versatile Jets which come off the production line from this year onward. As it is Pilatus‘ core philosophy to continuously improve and provide support over the life of the aircraft, many of these […] Read More Here

Pilatus Delivers 1800th PC-12

May 4th, 2021   [Official Press Release] After leading the turbine-powered business aircraft market in 2020, Pilatus passes another fleet milestone with the delivery of the 1800th example of the versatile single-engine turboprop. At 82 deliveries, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s 2020 Year-End Aircraft Shipment Report, the Pilatus PC-12 was the most popular model of all turbine-powered business […] Read More Here

Despite Pandemic Year 2020: Pilatus Achieves Top Results!

April 23rd, 2021   [Official Press Release] Corona also placed great demands on Pilatus, causing turbulence for the company: Pilatus managed to maintain turnover at 1.1 billion Swiss francs nevertheless, almost the same level as in 2019, and operating income was even slightly better at 155 million Swiss francs. 129 aircraft were delivered in total and the order book […] Read More Here

Pilatus congratulates the Royal Australian Air Force on its 100th Anniversary

April 19th, 2021   [Official Press Release] The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) marked recently 100 years since its foundation. In those one hundred years, the RAAF has grown from humble beginnings into a highly capable, world-class Air Force, supporting operations and personnel at home and around the globe. Pilatus is proud to be part of this long history. […] Read More Here

Pilatus PC-24: The Fastest Connection to Venice

April 8th, 2021   [Official Press Release] A premiere for Venice-Lido: for the first time, a business jet lands on the grass runway of the airport closest to the world-famous Italian city of Venice. The flight aboard a PC-24 provides the fastest connection ever to Venice and many other cities. The Venice-Lido city airport is located about three kilometers […] Read More Here

100th PC-24 Delivered Since 2018 – the Pilatus Super Versatile Jet Takes Off

January 5th, 2021   [Official Press Release] Less than three years after the first delivery, the 100th PC-24 has just been handed over to its new owner. The PC-24 is now present on every continent, flying innumerable missions every day: providing medevac flights in Australia and the USA, for example, business travel for a German automobile manufacturer, and transport […] Read More Here

PC-12 NGX Flight Training Device for Pilot Training Certified

November 4th, 2020   [Official Press Release] An all-new Level 6 Flight Training Device for Pilatus’ PC-12 NGX has received the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) National Simulator Programme approval for training flight crews of Pilatus’ latest iteration of its popular single-engine turboprop. It is now in place and operational at the SIMCOM training facility in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Built […] Read More Here

Swedish Medevac PC-24 Completes Successful Maiden Flight

Cutter Aviation Pilatus PC-24

July 23rd, 2020   [Official Press Release] The first of six PC-24s for the Swedish Air Ambulance Organisation took off from Buochs Airport for its maiden flight on 22 July 2020. Sporting the national colors of Sweden – blue and yellow – the Super Versatile Jet will cut a dash across Swedish skies. Less than a year after the […] Read More Here

Pilatus Delivers First PC-12 NGX Advanced Turboprops to Launch Customers

May 25th, 2020   [Official Press Release] Unveiled to the public at the 2019 National Business Aviation Association’s annual Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) last autumn in Las Vegas, USA, the Swiss manufacturer handed over the first production PC-12 NGX aircraft to customers in the United States and Europe. Capping off five years of quiet development and testing, Pilatus and […] Read More Here

Alaska’s North Slope Borough Now Flies a PC-24 Air Ambulance

April 29th, 2020   [Official Press Release] Operated by the North Slope Borough Search and Rescue Department (SAR) in the northernmost region of the United States, the PC-24 provides basic medical care for 9,800 residents across a territory of 95,000 square miles (246,000 square kilometers). Outfitted with tandem LifePort™ AeroSled™ stretchers and five passenger seats, it is the fourth […] Read More Here