Pilatus PC-12

The World's Greatest Single

The World's Single Greatest

The Pilatus PC12 has gained a reputation among owners and members for its incredible versatility, operational flexibility, and immense reliability. Whether due to it’s large cabin, low operating cost, short runway takeoff/landing world with a safety record above & beyond twin turbines in its class, along with most light jets. This is what we call “Best of Class Aircraft” & have nicknamed LIVT’s Suburban in the Sky!

The Pilatus PC12 has gained a reputation among owners and members for its incredible versatility, operational flexibility, and immense reliability. Whether due to it’s large cabin, low operating cost, short runway takeoff/landing world with a safety record above & beyond twin turbines in its class, along with most light jets. This is what we call “Best of Class Aircraft” & have nicknamed LIVT’s Suburban in the Sky!

Flying Private in the Pilatus PC12 is Comparable To No Other

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Outperforming The Competition

The hallmark feature that separates the Pilatus PC-12 NG from the rest of the competition is its immense versatility.

The PC-12 has the capability to land on multi terrain and shorter runways (as short as 2500 ft.) unlike other small and mid-sized jets which require at least 1500 ft. more if not 2500 ft. more. This advantage alone gives LIVT’s Members Access to over 2000 more airports in the Domestic US. LIVT’s Suburban in the Sky PC-12 can do this while easily carrying 8-9 passengers, with baggage. The Pilatus PC12 can do this while getting You closer to Your destination, faster,

The hallmark feature that separates the Pilatus PC-12 NG from the rest of the competition is its immense versatility.

The PC-12 has the capability to land on multi terrain and shorter runways (as short as 2500 ft.) unlike other small and mid-sized jets which require at least 1500 ft. more if not 2500 ft. more. This advantage alone gives LIVT’s Members Access to over 2000 more airports in the Domestic US. LIVT’s Suburban in the Sky PC-12 can do this while easily carrying 8-9 passengers, with baggage. The Pilatus PC12 can do this while getting You closer to Your destination, faster, and safer.

Pilatus Render Side View with indicating dots | Birdseye view of a Parked Pilatus PC-12 with the Doors Open, showcasing the Side of the Plane and its features | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane
Pilatus Render Side View with indicating dots | Birdseye view of a Parked Pilatus PC-12 with the Doors Open, showcasing the Side of the Plane and its features | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane

Powerplant: The Power of Proven is Trust

In a single-engine aircraft, the most critical component is a reliable engine. Fortunately, the PC-12 NGX is equipped with the newest version of the most reliable aircraft powerplant ever produced, Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PT6. With over 60,000 engines in service, and more than 400 million hours in the air, the PT6 engine family has a track record second to none. In more than seven million flight hours on the PC-12, the PT6 engine has been instrumental in the aircraft earning a safety record that is actually better than the world’s fleet of twin-engine business jet aircraft. We’re so confident in this newest addition to the family, the PT6 E-Series™ engine, that we’ve even extended the overhaul period to 5,000 hours in the PC-12 NGX. When it comes to single-engine aircraft, it’s a must to trust the proven leaders

– Pilatus and Pratt & Whitney Canada.

(Source: https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/fly/pc-12)

Electronic Propeller and Engine Control System

Pilots love control, and the PC-12 incorporates the first dual-channel integrated Electronic Propeller and Engine Control System and digital autothrottle in this class of aircraft. The integrated Electronic Propeller and Engine Control System allows precise engine control, constantly monitoring temperature and torque to optimise power at every flight condition. You can even select a propeller low speed mode for reduced cabin and over-flight noise. The new single-lever power control with flight phase detents reduces pilot workload and ensures there is never a costly engine exceedance. With the PT6E-67XP’s latest generation turbine design delivering more power, we were even able to increase the PC-12 NGX’s cruise speed to 290 knots (537 kilometres per hour). More control. More performance. Less effort. Welcome to Pilatus Class.

– Pilatus and Pratt & Whitney Canada.

(Source: https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/fly/pc-12)

11,600 vs. 21,300 airports

Pilots of twin turboprops and business jets would be justifiably proud of their ability to safely operate from a small airport with a runway of only 3,500 feet (1,067 metres). Business aviation is all about getting to places you can’t access on an airliner, and there are more than 11,600 paved runways around the world that are 3,500 feet (1,067 metres) or longer. But the PC-12 is not like other business aircraft. At maximum gross weight, it needs just 2,485 feet (758 metres) of runway and can also operate on grass, gravel and dirt. This extra level of performance opens up your world of possible destinations to more than 21,300 runways.

– Pilatus and Pratt & Whitney Canada.

(Source: https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/fly/pc-12)

Baggage is hard to carry, let us carry it for you. 

Big things should be expected from such a big door. The PC-12 is the only single-engine turboprop to provide a pallet-sized cargo door as standard. The PC-12 features an impressive heated and pressurised cargo space that takes advantage of the flat floor architecture within, allowing a multitude of uses. And, with a forward lavatory, baggage space is never compromised. Pilatus pilots like to boast, “if it fits, it flies”. So, when packing for your next trip in the PC-12 NGX, you won’t have to choose between which pair of shoes to bring. Bring them all. You may even decide to bring your favourite surfboard, motor bike, or mountain bike. Yes, we’ve carried them all, and so can you in the PC-12 

– Pilatus and Pratt & Whitney Canada.

(Source: https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/fly/pc-12)

State-of-the-art Technology 

Fastidious and dedicated, many second and third generation Pilatus employees focus on constructing the very best aircraft through a merging of state-of-the-art technology and traditional Swiss craftsmanship to achieve the highest standard for precision and quality. While hand-crafted processes are critical in the production of numerous components and final fitment, Pilatus also employs a vast array of automated milling machines, robotic parts distribution systems, the latest riveting tools, and an advanced composite production capability. It’s the perfect blend of art and science to ensure that we produce the finest aircraft for the most demanding and discerning aviators.

– Pilatus and Pratt & Whitney Canada.

(Source: https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/fly/pc-12)

Tech Spec Check

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  • Exterior Height: 14 ft 0 in
  • Wing Span: 53 ft 3 in
  • Length: 47 ft 3 in
    Pilatus Render Top View | Birdseye view of Pilatus PC-12 flying showcasing the Top of the Plane | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane - LIVT
    Pilatus Render Top View | Birdseye view of Pilatus PC-12 flying showcasing the Top of the Plane | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane – LIVT
  • Cabin Height: 4 ft. 10 In
  • Cabin Width: 5 ft.
  • Cabin Length: 16 ft. 11 In
  • Cabin Volume: 356 cu ft.
  • Door Height: 4 ft. 5 In
  • Door Width: 2 ft.
  • Internal Baggage: 40 cubic ft.

  • Normal Range: 1309 nm
  • Max Range: 1635 nm
  • Service Ceiling: 30000 ft
Parked Pilatus PC-12 with the Doors Open, showcasing the Side of the Plane and its features | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane - LIVT
Pilatus Render Side View | Parked Pilatus PC-12 with the Doors Open, showcasing the Side of the Plane and its features | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane – LIVT
  • Takeoff Distance: 1475 ft
  • Balanced Field Length: 2450 ft
  • Landing Distance: 2783 ft
Parked Pilatus PC-12 showcasing the Side of the Plane - LIVT
Pilatus Render Side View | Parked Pilatus PC-12 showcasing the Side of the Plane | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane – LIVT
  • Rate of Climb: 1920 fpm
  • Max Speed: 280 kts
  • Normal Cruise: 268 kts
  • Economy Cruise: 209 kts

  • Crew: 1
  • Passengers: 8
Cabin of Pilatus PC-12 | Private Aviation | Pilatus PC-12 Cabin - LIVT
Cabin of Pilatus PC-12 | Private Aviation | Pilatus PC-12 Cabin – LIVT
  • Max T/O Weight: 10450 Lb
  • Max Landing Weight: 9921 Lb
  • Operating Weight: 6782 Lb
  • Empty Weight: 5867 Lb
  • Fuel Capacity: 2704 lbs Lb
  • Payload W/Full Fuel: 1009 Lb
  • Max Payload: 2257 Lb
Birdseye view of a Parked Pilatus PC-12 with the Doors Open, showcasing the Side of the Plane and its features | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane - LIVT
Pilatus Render Side View | Birdseye view of a Parked Pilatus PC-12 with the Doors Open, showcasing the Side of the Plane and its features | Pilatus PC-12 | Plane – LIVT

Tech Spec Check!

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Tech Spec Check

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Cabin

Space For Everyone

The Pilatus PC-12’s cabin size is larger than most other turboprops and medium sized business jets. There is room for the whole team, or the whole family & the fur baby, with the ability for custom configured seating for up to 9 passengers and 1 pilot making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering baggage space.

The Pilatus PC-12’s cabin size is larger than most other turboprops and medium sized business jets. There is room for the whole team, or the whole family & the fur baby, with the ability for custom configured seating for up to 9 passengers and 1 pilot making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering baggage space.

Carry It all on the Pilatus PC-12

The Pilatus PC-12’s cabin size is larger than most other turboprops and medium sized business jets. There is room for the whole team, or the whole family & the fur baby, with the ability for custom configured seating for up to 9 passengers and 1 pilot making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering baggage space.

The Pilatus PC-12’s cabin size is larger than most other turboprops and medium sized business jets. There is room for the whole team, or the whole family & the fur baby, with the ability for custom configured seating for up to 9 passengers and 1 pilot making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering making a total of 10. A discrete lavatory is located in the front of the cabin, offering total privacy without hindering baggage space.

Blueprint of LIVT

Cockpit

Pilatus PC-12 Cockpit Overview | Private Aviation | Pilatus PC-12 | Cockpit | Aircraft | Pilot

Simplicity is Beauty

Powered by a fully integrated state of the art avionics suite, the PC-12 provides the high-end capabilities of larger business jets. The advanced system allows the flight crew to interface with communication, navigation, and situational awareness which provides pilots greater capabilities than most airlines have. Meaning to You, Safer!!! is corrected, the real advantages of single-engine performance and economy become too compelling to ignore. This booklet will explain how singles were saddled with an unsafe reputation, reveal the truth behind the hype, and show you where the Pilatus PC-12 fits in. So, relax your right brain, rev up your left, and find out why it’s sweet to be single.

Simplicity is Beauty

Powered by a fully integrated state of the art avionics suite, the PC-12 provides the high-end capabilities of larger business jets. The advanced system allows the flight crew to interface with communication, navigation, and situational awareness which provides pilots greater capabilities than most airlines have. Meaning to You, Safer!!! 

Powered by a fully integrated state of the art avionics suite, the PC-12 provides the high-end capabilities of larger business jets. The advanced system allows the flight crew to interface with communication, navigation, and situational awareness which provides pilots greater capabilities than most airlines have. Meaning to You, Safer!!! 

Why We Fly The Pilatus PC-12

Safety and Benefits

Don’t just take our word for it. Independent analyses compiled from government safety statistics tell an even more compelling story. The table below, published annually by Robert E. Breiling Associates, Inc., presents a summary of accident data by model and type of aircraft. The numbers clearly indicate that the single-engine turboprop fleet has actually established a lower accident rate than that of the twin -engine turboprop fleet of aircraft. As a result of careful design, robust construction, rigorous training, and continuous focus on safety, the Pilatus PC-12 fleet has even earned a record that is statistically equivalent to the fleet of all U.S. business jets.

Putting our Reputation Where our Mouth is​

Single-engine aircraft are safer than we’ve been led to believe. In fact, when safety statistics from the last twenty years are examined closely and objectively, we discover something most pilots already know: in some situations, a twin can actually be more challenging to handle safely than a single. Once this misperception is corrected, the real advantages of single-engine performance and economy become too compelling to ignore. This booklet will explain how singles were saddled with an unsafe reputation, reveal the truth behind the hype, and show you where the Pilatus PC-12 fits in. So, relax your right brain, rev up your left, and find out why it’s sweet to be single.

Breakthrough

The PC-12 is a breakthrough airplane. Its size for the purchase price and low fuel flow are propelling demand, but the fact that it has only one engine is mattering less and less, to more and more people, is indeed a big change. Pilots were, naturally enough, the first to know the facts and trade the tiny risk of a forced landing for the many cost efficiency benefits of a single, but now nonpilots are making the same decision. If there was ever any doubt, size does matter, and it’s the size of the cabin, not the number of engines, that matters most to many single-engine turboprop fleet has actually established a lower accident rate than that of the twin -engine turboprop fleet of aircraft. As a result of careful design, robust construction, rigorous training, and continuous focus on safety, the Pilatus PC-12 fleet has even earned a record that is statistically equivalent to the fleet of all U.S. business jets.​actually be more challenging to handle safely than a single. Once this misperception is corrected, the real advantages of single-engine performance and economy become too compelling to ignore. This booklet will explain how singles were saddled with an unsafe reputation, reveal the truth behind the hype, and show you where the Pilatus PC-12 fits in. So, relax your right brain, rev up your left, and find out why it’s sweet to be single.

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