Pilatus nabs PC-21 orders from three customers

Pilatus has managed to secure three orders for 21 PC-21 turboprop trainers from the French Air Force, the Royal Jordanian Air Force and QinetiQ last month.

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By Adrian Pingstone (Arpingstone) (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The French Air Force placed the largest order for 17 aircraft while Jordan and QinetiQ order two each. The QinetiQ order is for the support of the Empire Test Pilots’ School.

Jordan exercised an option for two aircraft, bringing the total number ordered to 10. Deliveries to Jordan will start this year.

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