Fractional share operator PlaneSense has taken delivery of its 75th Pilatus PC-12 turboprop 26 years after receiving its first of the Swiss-made single-engine turboprops in 1995
PlaneSense, Inc. recently took delivery of its 75th Pilatus PC-12. Its fleet of Swiss-made single-engine turboprops will reach 38 aircraft by the end of 2021. Six more were ordered for 2022.
Pilatus PC-12 profile, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership and jet card options
Pilatus PC-12 Facts
Called the “Swiss Army knife of the skies” for its durability, reliability, and flexibility, the Swiss-made PC-12 can land on grass strips and features a rear cabin cargo door.
PlaneSense, Nicholas Air and Tradewind Aviation have all helped popularize the PC-12 in the fractional and jet card market.
A large cargo door in the rear passenger cabin allows quick conversion from passengers, plus the ability to easily load oversize baggage, including skis.
Production Start: 1995
Production Ends: In Production
Pilatus PC-12 Related Models
Related PC-12 models include the PC-12 NG and PC-12 NGX. The PC-24 is the first jet from Pilatus.
Turboprop – Turbojet – Single Engine
As of November 2019, Amstat lists 766 Pilatus PC-12s and 775 PC-12 NGs
PC-12 Cabin Size and Passengers
Height: 4 ft 10 in
Width: 5 ft
Length: 16 ft 11 in
Seating Capacity: 6 to 9
Normal: 1,309 nm
Maximum: 1,635 nm
Maximum Cruise Speed: 370 mph
Varies by configuration. The PC-12 has a 4.4 ft wide x 4.5 ft high rear cargo door.
Fractional Ownership – Yes
Dedicated Jet Card – Yes
Used PC-12s are listed starting at approximately $2.1 million
Pilatus models currently in production
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