Pilatus PC-12 NG
PILATUS PC-12 NG
First flight of the Pilatus PC-12 took place in 1991, obtaining FAA certification in March 1994. A swiss bestseller, the PC-12 has earned a reputation for outstanding versitility and reliability. The next generation Pilatus PC-12 was announced in on october 2006. The cockpit is equipped with the more powerful Honeywell Primus avionics suite. BMW Group Designworks USA has redesigned the cockpit with ergonomics and aesthetics in mind to create a more pilot friendly environment. PC-12 is certified for single pilot operation and known icing conditions. Pratt & Whiteny PT6A-67P engines provides 15% more power resulting in improved climb performance and higher top speed. Moreover, the PC-12 NG offers a dual zone climate control between the cabin and cockpit for better comfort. In addition, the cabin pressure is regulated automatically without the need for pilot intervention. Continuing its robust legacy, the PC-12 NG offers the capability to operate on short runways and hard.