Pilatus Aircraft Ltd appoints Pilatus Centre Southern Africa (PTY) Ltd as its authorised PC-6 Sales and Service Centre for sub-Saharan Africa. The new PC-6 distributor will be responsible for all future sales and maintenance activities of the legendary Pilatus Porter PC-6 within its territory.
Pilatus Centre Southern Africa is a long-standing, independent partner of Pilatus and has already acted with success for many years as the Sales and Service Centre for the PC-12 in the same territory.
Gerry Wyss, Sales Manager of Pilatus Centre Southern Africa says:
“Pilatus Centre Southern Africa is proud to start selling the PC-6, the World’s Leading STOL. The Porter is capable of operating from unprepared and rough airstrips in remote areas. With its unique short take-off and landing capabilities, reliability and versatility this rugged aircraft is perfect for Africa – and we see big potential for it.”
Ignaz Gretener, VP General Aviation at Pilatus adds:
„We are delighted to have a strong and experienced partner to assist us with selling the PC-6 in Africa. Whether as a workhorse, a platform for aerial surveillance, as an air ambulance or as a parachuting or passenger aircraft, the Pilatus Porter PC-6 has decades of proven versatility and the capability to perform any role that comes its way in Africa. Due to its solid construction, proven systems and features the PC-6 achieves highest reliability and lowest maintenance possible. We are absolutely certain that Africa offers plenty of opportunities for this unique aircraft.”
Source / Author: Pilatus