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Airshows

Warbirds Over Wanaka – Pilatus Partnership

Wanaka: A major new Partner has been announced for the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow at Easter 2016. The Swiss-based Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Company has joined Warbirds Over Wanaka as a Principal Partner. The company is investing in a new enclosure and offering at this year’s show that will be known as the Pilatus Titanium […]

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Military aircraft

The Royal Jordanian Air Force chooses the Pilatus PC-9 M Training System

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is delighted to announce that the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) has signed a contract for the purchase of nine Pilatus PC-9 M training aircraft. The order also includes a simulator, training equipment and a comprehensive logistics support package. Keen to modernise its pilot training facilities, the RJAF has opted for the […]

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Civil aircraft

New PC-6 Sales and Service Centre in Southern Africa

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 […]

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Civil aircraft

The PC-24 Takes Off on Its Maiden Flight!

The first ever PC-24 Super Versatile Jet took off on its maiden flight today at 10.00 local time from Buochs airport. Just under 1800 Pilatus staff, all of whom are directly or indirectly involved in the PC-24 project, were there to applaud the business jet as it taxied for takeoff. Prototype P01, call sign HB-VXA, […]

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Civil aircraft

Pilatus delivers the 1,300th PC-12

In a ceremony today (23.02) at Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd’s facility in Broomfield, Colorado, the Swiss aircraft manufacturer delivered the 1,300th unit of its single engine turboprop PC-12 to California-based airline Surf Air. Surf Air is the nation’s first private air travel club offering unlimited monthly flights. It provides members – frequent regional business and […]

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Military aircraft

The 100th PC-21, and also the 1000th Turboprop Trainer, leaves production Hall at Pilatus

The 100th PC-21 rolled off the final assembly line at Pilatus Aircraft Ltd today. Destined for the Royal Saudi Air Force training fleet, this PC-21 also happens to be the 1000th turboprop trainer to be produced at Pilatus. Pilatus trainer aircraft are used by over 30 operators around the world to train the military pilots […]