In The Works: Pilatus Aircraft PC-12 Next Generation

 - February 8, 2008, 4:51 AM

Originally scheduled for certification by the end of last year, the newest version of the Pilatus PC-12 is now slated for certification early this year, with customer deliveries to follow in the second quarter. The PC-12 Next Generation features a four-display Honeywell Apex glass cockpit with in-flight weather, charts and aircraft systems displays; a 15-percent increase in thermodynamic power for the PC-12’s Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67P; dual-zone environmental control system; digital cabin pressurization control system; and redundant power generation and distribution system.