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Pilatus Pc-12 NG chosen to transport satellite

July 19, 2011, Englewood, Co. - Pilatus Business Aircraft, Ltd. is pleased to announce that respected PC-12 charter operator Mayo Aviation was recently contracted to move a one-of-a-kind satellite on a transcontinental journey across the USA.

July 19, 2011  By Carey Fredericks

Speaking from Mayo Aviation headquarters in Englewood, CO Mr. William Mayo III stated that he was proud to have completed this prestigious mission. “Deploying our PC-12 NG and in turn highlighting the immense capabilities of this versatile and reliable machine was truly an honor. When we were first contacted to discuss the specific requirements we quickly realized that the payload, range and cargo loading capabilities of our PC-12 NG were a truly unique combination ideally suited to this task.” Mayo Aviation delivered the sensitive high value space cargo on schedule despite encountering significant weather en route to the final destination.

Thomas Bosshard, CEO of Pilatus Business Aircraft, Ltd. commented, “With more than 30 years of flawless service to customers across the globe, Mayo Aviation continues their rich history in the air charter and air medical fields. We are absolutely delighted to see them expand their fleet with additional PC-12 aircraft, giving them the ability to accomplish unique missions such as this.”

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is proud of the wide spectrum of capabilities that the PC-12 NG continues to offer customers worldwide. With a class leading combination of efficiency, performance and versatility the PC-12 NG continues to hold exceptional market share despite the continued economic uncertainty. The single turbine retains its long standing position as a cost effective and highly defensible business travel solution, while proving again and again it has what it takes to get the job done and increase productivity.

For more on the versatile Pilatus PC-12 NG, see Editor Matt Nicholls' story about Ontario's medical transport firm Ornge in the July/August issue of WINGS.



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