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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

First Garmin Autoland Equipped Aircraft to Receive Type Certification

May 18th, 2020   [Official Press Release] VERO BEACH, Fla. – Piper Aircraft announced today that the company’s newest flagship, the Piper M600/SLS, has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its new HALO safety system -making it the first Garmin Autoland equipped aircraft in the world to receive certification. Deliveries begin immediately. Piper Aircraft, Inc. […] 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

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

Cutter Aviation Expands Piper Aircraft Sales Territory to Arizona and New Mexico

Cutter Piper Sales Territory

May 23rd, 2019   PHOENIX, Arizona – Cutter Aviation is pleased to announce the expansion of its Piper Aircraft sales territory to include the states of Arizona and New Mexico. Continuing a relationship that spans for more than two decades, first as a Sales and Service Center for Piper Aircraft in Texas and later in Southern California and Hawaii, […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation takes delivery of its twentieth HondaJet

November 19th, 2018   PHOENIX, Arizona – Cutter Aviation has taken delivery of its twentieth HondaJet business jet. The innovative light-jet was officially handed over during a delivery ceremony on November 14, 2018 at HondaJet headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina by Peter Kriegler, Honda Aircraft Company’s Director of Sales for the  United States and Canada.   “Today is a really exciting […] 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