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EASA and FAA certificates the Pilatus PC-24

EASA and FAA certificates the Pilatus PC-24

Pilatus has gained type certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its first business jet. The PC-24 development project was officially announced in 2013, but work on the Super Versatile Jet has

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Pilatus building first PlaneSense PC-24

Pilatus building first PlaneSense PC-24

Final assembly work on the first PC-24 customer aircraft is continuing with the fuselage and wings of the first series-built PC-24 joined together at the head office site on 12 July 2017. Series production is being accelerated continuously to ensure

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Pilatus debuts third PC-24 at EBACE

Pilatus debuts third PC-24 at EBACE

Pilatus will display the third PC-24 (P03) prototype at this years’ European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. The aircraft is the first production conforming PC-24 to be built. The company says that serial production is already underway, and will be

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CJI Weekly podcast #4 – Friday March 10

CJI Weekly podcast #4 – Friday March 10

In this week’s podcast we talk about a Cello Air Finance, a new company set up to offer operating leasing on business jets and smaller aircraft. We also cover SETops getting the nod in Europe, as well as the Chinese

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Third PC-24 makes maiden flight

Third PC-24 makes maiden flight

The third and final Pilatus PC-24 prototype (P03) flew for the first time on March 6, 2017. The aircraft left Buochs airfield at 9.45 am for its 2 hours and 5 minute first flight across central Switzerland. The first two

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PlaneSense aircraft fractional program offers flights to Cuba and Bermuda

PlaneSense aircraft fractional program offers flights to Cuba and Bermuda

PlaneSense has added a new country Cuba to its fractional ownership program. Flights can begin immediately into seven airports, including those in the country’s two largest cities, Santiago and Havana. The US ban on travel to Cuba was in place

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PlaneSense will take first production PC-24 jet in 2017

PlaneSense will take first production PC-24 jet in 2017

PlaneSense will introduce a new shared jet ownership program when it takes delivery of the first Pilatus Pilatus PC-24 in 2017. The company has been a long term user of the Pilatus PC-12 turboprop. The PlaneSense program is scheduled to

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Global Sales of PC-12 NG grow in 2016

Global Sales of PC-12 NG grow in 2016

Global sales of Pilatus PC-12 NG have grown over 20 percent in 2016. At last year’s NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Pilatus unveiled the latest update to its popular PC-12 NG single engine turboprop aircraft. The

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Pilatus PC-24 arrives at EBACE 2016

Pilatus PC-24 arrives at EBACE 2016

The first PC-24 prototype, “P01” has briefly interrupted its programme of test flights to be at the official EBACE opening day, where it will go on display at the Pilatus outdoor stand – next to the PC-12 NG. The aircraft

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Pilatus aircraft sales passes one billion Swiss Francs

Pilatus aircraft sales passes one billion Swiss Francs

Pilatus the Swiss-based manufacturer of business jets, achieved sales last year of 1.12 billion Swiss francs ($1.17 billion), slightly down from 1.17 billion Swiss francs in 2014. However, the results marked the third time yearly sales topped 1 billion Swiss

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