Pilatus Aircraft Ltd manufactures business aircraft. It was founded in 1939 and is based in Stans, Switzerland. The company has two main aircraft types utilized by fractional and charter operators, the PC-24, a twin-engine jet, and the PC-12, a single-engine turboprop. Both are known for their short-runway performance and their ability to land on grass and unpaved runways.
Key fractional and charter operators include PlaneSense and Tradewind Aviation.