Pilatus delivers the 1,100th PC-12

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In a ceremony recently at Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd's facility in Broomfield, Colorado, the Swiss aircraft manufacturer delivered the 1,100th unit of its flagship single engine turboprop PC-12.

Thomas Bosshard, CEO of Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd, stated, "We are extremely pleased to have the honour of delivering this milestone aircraft to Frontline Aviation. Since its introduction to the market in 1994, the PC-12 programme has greatly exceeded all expectations originally set for it by Pilatus, and we anticipate continued popularity of the PC-12 NG for many years to come."

The versatile PC-12 NG performs many roles worldwide, including executive transport, commuter, medevac, police and border surveillance, cargo transport, military liaison, and regional airliner. The PC-12 fleet has amassed 3.3 million flight hours of operating experience, including thousands of hours in some of the world's harshest environments. For the 10th consecutive year, PC-12 operators have ranked Pilatus customer support as the best in the industry in an annual survey conducted by Professional Pilot magazine.