By | November 7, 2022

Pilatus PC 12 For Sale In South Africa

What is Pilatus PC 12?

The Pilatus PC-12 is a pressurized, single-engine turboprop aircraft, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Stans, Switzerland, since 1991. 

Pilatus PC 12 For Sale In South Africa

Pilatus PC-12 Centre Southern Africa (PCSA) has a highly experienced sales team, serving a client base as dynamic and versatile as the aircraft we sell.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does a Pilatus PC-12 have a toilet?

knowing that you have a fully-enclosed flushing. private lavatory.

How much does PC-12 training cost?

The six-day initial course, priced at $6,880 for one pilot, includes five days of classroom and MU-2 simulator time and a checkout in the customer’s aircraft.

How much does it cost to fly a PC-12?

Based on 450 annual owner-operated hours and $7.00-per-gallon fuel cost, the PILATUS PC-12 NG has total variable costs of $475,200.00, total fixed costs of $197,995.00, and an annual budget of $673,195.00. This breaks down to $1,495.99 per hour.

Is the PC-12 hard to fly?

The airplane is built like a tank and is surprisingly easy to fly, especially for a larger turboprop: there is no prop lever, the fuel is either on or off, and the airplane can happily fly at 220 knots or 100 knots indicated.

Can a private pilot fly a Pilatus PC-12?

No. The PC-12 pilot requires a type rating on the airplane. In addition, it would be most efficient at altitudes where it would need to be flown IFR.

Can you fly PC-12 single pilot?

More than 1700 PC-12s and over seven million hours flown safely represent Pratt & Whitney Canada’s highly reliable PT6 engine. The PC-12 has a safety record on the same level as that of twin-engine business jets. The PC-12 can be operated in “single pilot” or “multi pilot” operations.

How much do PC-12 pilots make?

PAY and BENEFITS: Tradewind First Officers start between $34,000 and $45,000 BASE salary based on flight experience, with upgrade expected when reaching 1200 hours (Part 135 minimums) All Captains start at $60,000 BASE salary and receive an annual pay raise of $5,000.

How do I become a Pilatus pilot?

To become a Pilatus pilot, you need training, certification, and skills for flying a single engine plane. Employers’ minimum qualifications include specific flights hours requirements and industry-specific certificates, licensure, and training.

How far can a PC-12 fly?

The Pilatus PC-12 has a maximum range (subject to headwinds, high altitude, hot temperatures, or higher capacity) of 1742 miles and a maximum speed of 313 mph.

How many hours can a PC-12 fly?

High residual values, low operating costs, and proven safe operation of over seven million flight hours and over 1,700 aircraft easily explain why the PC-12 has earned an untarnished reputation as one of the best investments in business aviation.

How long does it take to learn to fly a PC-12?

There is no minimum flight training requirements, however, most candidates complete approximately 4 hours flight training prior to completing the Class Rating Skill Test with an examiner. The course takes approximately 2 full days to complete.

Is the Pilatus PC-12 loud?

For passengers in the cabin it is about as quiet as a turboprop can get, but a similar-size true turbojet is as much as 10 dBA quieter. As noted in my Pilatus PC-12 review, the faster PC-12 NG is actually a little bit noisier than the original comparatively sluggish PC-12/45.

Can a PC-12 cross the Atlantic?

Dad, however, was all-in from the beginning. He and I, along with safety pilot Shane Jordan, would fly the PC-12 across the Atlantic.

Does the PC-12 have reverse thrust?

With reverse thrust from the big propeller, you hardly need brakes. The PC-12 has demonstrated that people will fly single-engine turboprops, and pay more than $4 million for them.