PC-12 NGX

BASE PRICE: $ 4,390,000

PASSENGERS

1 Pilot

5

CABIN VOLUME

cu.ft

300

RANGE

nm

1790

SPEED

ktas

280

MTOW

lb

10000

8 PAX

1,803 nm

290 ktas

10,450 lb

Photo: Courtesy Pilatus

Taking advantage of increased engine power & reliability. The Swiss-based Pilatus company, best known for its high-performance military trainer aircraft, decided to launch in 1989 a revolutionary single-engine turboprop-powered aircraft featuring a large cabin and able to fly long distances at high speed. The resulting PC-12 first flew on May 31, 1991,  prior to certification and entry into service in 1994. 

Pilatus highly invested in constantly improving the PC-12 speed and range capabilities through successive increases of the maximum takeoff weight, the use of increasingly powerful engines, and new propellers. The PC-12 also benefited from the adoption of new avionics, noise-reduction technologies, and improved highly comfortable interiors. Designed to deliver performance and safety equal to twin-engine aircraft, Pilatus proofed these capabilities through a demonstration flight in 2014 where a PC-12 NG circumnavigated the globe.

The PC-12NG features a more powerful Pratt & Whitney PT6A-67P engine with better climb performance and an increase in maximum cruise speed to 280 knots. The NG also features a Honeywell Primus Apex glass all-cockpit and new blended winglets. The latest PC-12NGX introduced the FADEC controlled PT6A-67XP engine allowing for AutoThrottle system installation and a low-speed propeller mode that lower the cabin noise.

 

Range*1,617 nm
Speed 
High Cruise Speed285 ktas
Altitude 
Service Ceiling30,000 ft
Airfield  
Takeoff Distance2,485 ft
Landing Distance2,170 ft

*4 passengers (800 lb payload), NBAA IFR reserves, 100 nm alternate, high speed cruise, ISA, FL300, single pilot

Maximum Takeoff10,450 lbs
Maximum Landing9,921 lbs
Maximum Zero Fuel9,039 lbs
Basic Operating Weight6,782 lbs
Maximum Payload2,257 lbs
Usable Fuel2,704 lbs
INTERIOR
Photo: Courtesy Pilatus

Pilatus partnered with BMW Designworks to craft a modern and elegant interior design that preserves the cabin high flexibility. Quick-release seats can be installed, allowing flexible accommodation for six to eight passengers. The PC-12NG and PC-24 are the only business aircraft to feature a pallet-sized cargo door  (52-inch x 52-inch).

The latest PC-12NGX shares the 10% larger cabin window and new seat design of the PC-24 light jet.

Cabin Height4 ft 10 in
Cabin Width5 ft
Cabin Length16 ft 11 in
Cabin Volume330 cu.ft
Baggage Compartment 40 cu.ft
Flight Deck
Photo: Courtesy Pilatus

The PC-12NGX flight deck features the Honeywell Primus Apex avionics system, consisting of four 10-inch high-resolution LCD screens, two of which perform as the primary flight displays (PFD) directly forward of either pilot, the other two being multi-function displays (MFD) in a central position between the two pilots. The latest update added cursor control device and touchscreen control. The avionics system allows for advanced safety features such as the SmartView™ Synthetic Vision System.

AVIONICS 
ManufacturerHoneywell
ModelPrimus Apex
ENGINES 
Number of Engines1
ManufacturerPratt & Whitney Canada
ModelPT6A-67XP
Takeoff Power1,200 shp