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Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland introduced its first jet powered aircraft at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva on May 21, 2013. The PC-24 will have the same forward airstair and large aft cargo door found in the PC-12. It is also approved for operations from unimproved runways and gravel air strips. First flight was on May 11, 2015. The PC-24 is powered by two Williams FJ-44-4A Turbofan engines with 3,420 pounds of thrust each. The cockpit contains Honeywell’s ACE (Advanced Cockpit Environment) with four screen avionics and autothrottles. The PC-24 was certified on December 7, 2017. First delivery was to Plane Sense, a Fractional Operator is Portsmouth, NH.

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Operating Cost

C&D Variable Cost/Hour $1,866.8
C&D Cost/nm $4.84


Max Range (nm) 1,950
Max Cruise (ktas) 440
Balanced Field Length (ft) 2,930
Max Op Altitude - Ceiling (ft) 45,000

Cabin interior

Typical Pax 6
Cabin Height (ft) 5.08
Cabin Width (ft) 5.58
Cabin Length (ft) 23
Cabin Volume (cu-ft) 501
Total Baggage Volume (cu-ft) 90


Max Take Off (lbs) 18,300
Basic Operating Weight (lbs)* 11,720
Usable Fuel (lbs) 5,964
Full Fuel Payload (lbs) 716
*Includes required crew members at 200 lbs each

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