13 / 04 / 2022

Pilatus PC-24

The Pilatus PC-24 is a light to medium jet which is produced by Switzerland-based Pilatus.

Pilatus PC-24

The Pilatus PC-24 is a light to medium jet which is produced by Switzerland-based Pilatus. Pilatus calls it a “Super Versatile Jet” (SVJ) because it’s the only aircraft combining the versatility of a turboprop with the cabin size of a medium-light jet, and the performance of a light jet. The jet is “off-road” compatible with outstanding short-field performance, even on unpaved runways, allowing it to access 21,000 airports globally.

The aircraft was introduced in 2013 as the success of the PC-12, which was a turboprop aircraft.

 

Cabin Experience

The Pilatus PC-24 can carry up to 11 passengers, however in its most typical configuration it will carry 4–6 passengers. You can carry up to six suitcases and 3 carry-ons on this aircraft.

 

Speed

The Pilatus PC-24 reaches a maximum cruising speed of 0.68 mach or 815 km/h, which is slightly slower than some other jets of its category, however, the Pilatus PC-24 is a more versatile jet.

 

For which flights is the Pilatus PC-24 suited best?

The Pilatus PC-24 is a great aircraft for fast trips between European cities. It delivers a great travel experience as it provides features of a medium-light jet with the versatility of a turboprop. It is particularly good for flights to remote locations due to its ability to land at airports with unpaved and shorter runways.

 

How far can I fly with a Pilatus PC-24?

The Pilatus PC-24 can fly up to 3,704 km (with 4 passengers), implying flight times of up to 4.5 hours. From London all major Western and Eastern European cities are within reach as are destinations in Northern Africa (e.g., Marrakech) and the Middle East (e.g., Tel Aviv). Dubait, however, is out of reach from most European cities.

 

What are comparable Aircraft of the Pilatus PC-24?

A comparable aircraft to the Pilatus PC-23 is the Learjet 70/75, Embraer’s Phenom 300 or the Hawker 900.

 

 

Crew 1–2 Pilots + Cabin Attendant on request
Capacity Up to 11 passengers, typically 4–6
Length 16.8m
Wingspan 17.0m
Height 5.3m
Cabin Length 7.0m
Cabin Width 1.69m
Cabin Height 1.56m
Baggage Volume 2.5m^3
Takeoff Distance 893m
Landing Distance 724m
Maximum operating Altitude 13,716m (45,000 ft)
Range 3,704 km (with 4 passengers)

 

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