The Pilatus PC-12 is a single-engine turboprop passenger and cargo aircraft manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland. The PC-12 is powered by a single Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6a-67B turboprop engine that develops more than 1200 horsepower. The aircraft may be configured for up to nine passengers in the large
330 Cubic Foot Cabin
and is certified for single pilot IFR operations.
The Pilatus PC-12 was first certified in july of 1994 and today more than 500 aircraft operate worldwide.
With a range of more than
2,239 nm, this pressurized aircraft can cruise to 270 knots to maximum altitude of 30 000 feet, thus avoiding the low-altitude turbulence.
The avionics system includes a Honeywell Bendix King EFIS 50 four tube electronic flight information system and KGP-560 Class B TAWS autopilot/flight director. The navigation suite is based on a Honeywell Bendix King KLN 90B global positioning system.
The Pilatus PC-12 is all about performance, versatility and economy.
Integrating a single turboprop engine into an aerodynamically advanced airframe, the Pilatus PC-12 combines excellent economy, reliability and versatility with the inherent safety of this type of aircraft.