Pilatus Aircraft has announced, via its exclusive Canadian distributor Levaero Aviation, that its PC-24 business jet has received certification from Transport Canada.
Following the regulatory approval from the government department, Levaero said that they expect the first delivery of the now Canada-approved PC-24 jet to take place this summer.
“The PC-24 is going to be a game-changer within the Canadian aviation landscape, especially given its unique varied mission capabilities,” said Stan Kuliavas, vice president of sales and business development for the Ontario-based distributor.
“With its off-road capabilities and versatility, this aircraft will allow travellers to complete their individualized missions more efficiently than with any other jet.”
The aircraft, made in Switzerland, had already received approval from the FAA and EASA in December 2017 and entered service early last year.
The twinjet has now exceeded 6,000 hours of flight time, with more than 30 aircraft delivered already into a variety of roles, ranging from corporate transport to aeromedical critical care flights.
“Demand for the PC-24 is phenomenal,” said Oscar J. Schwenk, Chairman of Pilatus. “From day one, there has been keen interest from various customer segments all over the world.
“Feedback from the first 30 PC-24 operators is extremely positive, with special mention for the aircraft’s versatility, its spacious, quiet cabin and the incredible performance of the PC-24.”