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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

At Cruising Altitude in 2019 and Prepared for Turbulence in the Future

Pilatus PC-12 NGX

May 15th, 2020   [Official Press Release] Pilatus reported another very successful business year in 2019, exceeding the one billion mark yet again with turnover of approximately 1.1 billion Swiss francs. Operating income totaled 153 million Swiss francs, incoming orders amounted to 1.1 billion Swiss francs. Pilatus staff enjoyed a share in this success with a generous bonus payout […] 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

PC-24 Rough Field Certification Campaign Brought to a Successful Conclusion

Pilatus PC-24 - Cutter Aviation

February 7th, 2020   [Official Press Release] Pilatus obtained certification for take-offs and landings on grass, wet earth and snow, making the PC-24 the world’s most flexible business jet ever. Pilatus has now obtained full rough field certification for the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet. Certification for operations on dry sand and gravel was delivered in 2018. A comprehensive post-certification […] 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 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

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

Cutter Aviation becomes Authorized Pilatus Sales & Service Center for Southwest United States

April 3rd, 2018   PHOENIX, Arizona – Cutter Aviation has been appointed as the Authorized Pilatus Sales & Service Center for the Southwest United States. Cutter Aviation joins the award-winning Pilatus network to provide sales and service for the PC-12 NG and PC-24 Super Versatile Jet in the Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado Region. Cutter Aviation, […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation Kicks-Off Year-long 90th Anniversary Celebration at 2017 NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas

Cutter Aviation - 90th Anniversary

October 12th, 2017   Third generation family-owned businesses are not very common these days, much less one that has been in business and prospered for 90 years. Cutter Aviation is one such business. The company was started by William P Cutter in 1928 when he flew into Albuquerque as a traveling barnstormer, met a girl and knew he had […] Read More Here