Tag: Pilatus

Pilatus and Synhelion launch partnership for fuels produced from solar energy

Pilatus and Synhelion are about to launch a strategic cooperation aimed at accelerating the scaling of solar fuels for the aviation industry. Pilatus intends to use Synhelion’s solar fuels for its own operations and also offer them to its own customers in the medium-term. With that in mind, ...

First New South Wales ambulance PC-24 in service

The New South Wales Ambulance Fixed Wing Aeromedical Operations brings its first PC-24 into service, demonstrating how this aircraft continues to live up to its namesake as the world’s only Super Versatile Jet. In 2021, Australia’s New South Wales Ambulance decided to purchase two state-ofthe...

Pilatus to take over the 230 employees and machinery of RUAG Aerostructures Schweiz AG

From the second quarter of 2024, Pilatus will gradually take over RUAG Aerostructures Schweiz AG’s entire workforce of around 230 employees, as well as all its machinery. The takeover stands in line with the Swiss government's strategic goals for RUAG International. In the future, Pilatus will ...

CMC Electronics Awarded PC-21 Avionics Contract by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd

CMC Electronics has announced a multi-year contract with Swiss-based Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. for the purchase of its cutting-edge avionics solutions for the PC-21 Next Generation Trainer. This contract includes the supply of the Head-Up Display (HUD) sub-system, the Flight Management System, and th...

Pilatus Hands Over the 2,000th PC-12 to PlaneSense

Last weeks handover of the 2,000th PC-12 by Pilatus to PlaneSense, its longstanding US customer, was marked by a large ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Stans, Switzerland and attended by over 2,000 employees. The anniversary aircraft went to PlaneSense by way of symbolic thanks for its...

Pilatus Reports One of Its Best Years Ever

The 2022 financial year was a very successful one for Pilatus. The company benefitted from high demand, despite the unpredictable period. With sales of 1.3 billion Swiss francs, operating income of 226 million Swiss francs and orders worth 1.6 billion Swiss francs, Pilatus achieved a very positiv...

Duncan Aviation Paints First PC-24 Outside Pilatus Production Facility

Duncan Aviation is excited to announce that the company recently painted the first PC-24 outside of a Pilatus production facility. The aircraft was brought to Duncan Aviation’s full-service facility in Lincoln, Nebraska, to be repainted to better meet the style of the owner. “As the leader...

Pilatus Opens New US Paint Facility in Colorado

Pilatus executives, employees, industry partners and invited guests gathered to celebrate the official grand opening of the facility at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC). Attendees enjoyed a commemorative ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by facility tours. The 15 million US dollar inv...

Pilatus Ends 2021 Financial Year Flying High

The 2021 financial year was extremely successful for Pilatus, but also challenging. Despite the difficult circumstances, a new production record of 152 aircraft deliveries was set. Sales of 1.3 billion Swiss francs, an operating result of 210 million and incoming orders worth 1.7 billion franc...

Pilatus elects Hansueli Loosli as new chairman

Hansueli Loosli was elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Pilatus Annual General Meeting. In addition, the Annual General Meeting elected two further notable members: Martin P. Furrer and Mario Rossi. Oscar J. Schwenk, the longstanding Chairman of the Board of Director...

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

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 totalled 153 million Swiss francs, incoming orders amounted to 1.1 billion Swiss francs. Pilatus staff enjoyed a share i...

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Pilatus Marks 50th PC-24 Delivery

Pilatus Aircraft yesterday announced it has handed over the 50th PC-24, a year and a half since the first delivery of its twinjet. The milestone aircraft went to an unidentified U.S. customer. To date, the global PC-24 fleet has exceeded the 14,000-flight-hour mark. “We are very pleased wi...

Pilatus Aircraft celebrates first delivery of PC-24 to South American market

Aerospace manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft has announced the first delivery of a PC-24 to a customer in South America, marking the occasion with a ceremony at its Colorado facility. The light business jet was sold to Chilean customer Ignacio del Rio, who also owns a Pilatus PC-12 NG and will operat...

Pilatus tests experimental PC-12 aircraft with engine upgrade

Swiss aircraft registry records show that Pilatus Aircraft has been flying two experimental PC-12 turboprops with an upgraded engine and at least one with a new propeller system. The test flights suggest the aerospace manufacturer is working on an upgrade to the PC-12 featuring the higher-power ...

Synerjet named as authorised dealer by Honeywell

Honeywell have awarded authorised dealer status to Brazilian Pilatus distributor Synerjet at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) 2019. The avionics company’s partnership with Synerjet, which sells Honeywell electronics for Pilatus PC-12s and other platform...

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