Description of PILATUS PC-12
Pilatus PC-12: A Popular and Efficient Small Aircraft in Business Aviation
Discover the Features That Make The Pilatus PC-12 a Popular Choice in The Business Aviation Market
The Swiss-made Pilatus PC-12 by the constructor Pilatus Aircraft is a single-engine turboprop plane that can be used as a safe and versatile private aircraft, while providing the same safety standards as other turboprops in its class.
The Pilatus PC-12 has become one of the most popular small aircrafts in the business aviation market, thanks to its efficiency and versatility. The cockpit features a small nacelle and a pilot’s seat, which make piloting easy and comfortable. With the landing gear easily foldable, emergency landings can be performed with ease.
The Pilatus PC-12 is equipped with a reliable engine from Pratt & Whitney, which is known for producing high-quality engines for many of the world’s business jets. These features, along with its range of capabilities, make the Pilatus PC-12 a competitor to commercial airliners in the civil aviation sector. However, it’s important to note that its maximum take-off weight is limited. Despite this, the Pilatus PC-12 remains a popular and efficient choice for air transport in the business aviation industry.
The Pilatus PC-12 can land at more than 2,500 airports in Europe where many private jets and commercial planes are not able to land.
The Pilatus PC-12 is also great value for money. However, as it was only approved for Commercial Operations in Europe in 2017, there are not many Pilatus PC-12s available for public use in Europe.
The Pilatus PC-12 can perform several missions:
- passenger transport, up to 9 passengers.
- cargo transport, cargo flight mission.
- medical transport for EVASAN flights.
Some Key Figures:
- 2: number of seats in the cockpit for the pilots.
- 1991: date of entry into service of the Pilatus PC12 private jet.
- 1,700: number of aircraft delivered in 2019, compared to 1,500 in 2017.
- 2,900 km: range of the aircraft
The Perks of Chartering a Pilatus PC-12 with AEROAFFAIRES
Our bespoke air charter company offers a wide range of turboprop planes such as the Pilatus PC-12. If you are looking to head to a smaller airport for your next business trip or holiday, this aircraft is a great choice for short to medium-haul flights.
We understand the importance of a personalised service. Our teams are at your service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year. Anticipating your needs, guiding you during flight planning and accompanying you throughout your trip, we are fully dedicated to providing you with the best travel experience.
For each flight, are provided with your own charter advisor, who will provide you with the best advice and assist you throughout the booking process. With AEROAFFAIRES, your private air charter is as simple as booking a taxi.