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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

Cutter Aviation Appoints Peter Hokanson as Chief Financial Officer

Peter Hokanson - CFO - Cutter Aviation

January 29th, 2020   PHOENIX, Arizona – Cutter Aviation is pleased to announce that Peter Hokanson has joined Cutter Aviation as our new Chief Financial Officer managing and directing the company’s accounting, human resources and information technology organizations with responsibilities that include financial planning, forecasting, cash management and all legal matters of the company. Peter brings a wealth of […] Read More Here

Pilatus Delivers 1,700th PC-12

November 27th, 2019   [Official Press Release] Market demand remains strong for the Swiss single-engine turboprop as the 1,700th PC-12 enters service. Pilatus handed over the brand-new “milestone” PC-12 to long-time fleet customer Jetfly Aviation. The worldwide PC-12 fleet has already clocked up over seven million hours in the air. A wide variety of branches – including businesses, private […] Read More Here

Brand-New PC-12 NGX an Early Success – Three Aircraft Sold on Day One of NBAA-BACE 2019

October 23rd, 2019   [Official Press Release] A day after unveiling the new PC-12 NGX single-engine turboprop aircraft at the National Business Aviation Association’s annual Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), Pilatus reports very strong demand for the new aircraft across the global Authorised Pilatus Sales Centre network. Based on the PC-12 airframe, of which more than 1,700 aircraft have been […] Read More Here

The World’s Best Turboprop – Better Than Ever: Pilatus Reveals the PC-12 NGX

October 22nd, 2019   [Official Press Release] Today, at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, Pilatus took the wraps off the industry’s most advanced and versatile single-engine turboprop – the PC-12 NGX. The brand-new PC-12 NGX incorporates an improved engine, smarter avionics and a completely redesigned cabin with larger windows, making this third generation […] Read More Here

Pilatus Delivers 50th PC-24 and Unveils “The NeXt Big Thing” at NBAA-BACE 2019

October 16th, 2019   [Official Press Release] Pilatus celebrates the 50TH delivery of the new and very popular PC-24 Super Versatile Jet to a US customer. Certified in over ten countries, the global PC-24 fleet now exceeds the 14,000 flight-hour mark. The fleet leader has already amassed 1,400 flying hours in just 20 months of service. With such a versatile […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation Promotes Gina Iacolino to Chief Inspector

Gina Iacolino

August 12th, 2019   PHOENIX, Arizona – Cutter Aviation is pleased to announce the promotion of Gina Iacolino to the role of Chief Inspector for Cutter Aviation’s maintenance facility in Denver, CO. In her new role, Gina is responsible for administering the Inspection, Quality Assurance and Quality Control programs for all Maintenance and Avionics functions at the Denver, Centennial […] Read More Here

Keen Interest in the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet – Order Book Reopens Now

May 20th, 2019   [Official Press Release] Pilatus has already handed over 30 PC-24s since the first customer delivery in February 2018. The PC-24 fleet leader, serial number 101 belonging to PlaneSense, has already flown over 1,100 hours in its first 15 months of operation. The PC-24 fleet as a whole has clocked up over 5,000 hours of safe […] Read More Here