(July 25, 2008) -- Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is proud to announce that the PC-12 fleet has now surpassed the important milestone of 2 million flight hours. Operators worldwide have come to rely on the aircraft's distinctive efficiency, performance and thorough reliability. Introduced in 1994, the PC-12 fleet continues to grow through recognition of its excellent abilities and outstanding utility. Today the global fleet numbers in excess of 800 aircraft.
Speaking from Pilatus headquarters in Stans, Switzerland, Ignaz Gretener, Vice President of General Aviation at Pilatus Aircraft Ltd commented: "As fleet hours continue to grow quickly, Pilatus recognizes the significant value of this operational experience. Our customers provide us with excellent feedback from their extensive experience which in turn assists us in our continuous improvement philosophy."