“PC-12 – The ultimate aerial SUV”
European Business Air News – 6/2016
The Best Time to Fly the Best Is Now

Leadership Is Earned

Leadership is never self-appointed. It is forged over time by actions, deeds, and respect earned by experience. Leaders are trusted because they’ve proven over time. The brand-new PC-12 NGX builds on the rock-solid, 1,700 aircraft foundation of its market-defining predecessor. In over ten million flight hours, the PC-12 has proven itself as the most versatile and valued business aircraft in the world. It’s an original that is impossible to copy. The PC-12 NGX takes this legacy to the next level of refinement, efficiency, and technological advancement. Fly at the head of the pack with the new PC-12 NGX.

Short & Rough Field Performance
Cargo Door
Spacious Cabin with Large Windows
Take-Off Distance
2,485 ft
Max Cruise Speed
290 KTAS
1,803 nm

Icons are Forged One Aircraft at a Time

Versatile. Safe. Reliable. Proven. These are terms operators of PC-12s frequently used to describe their aircraft, and why so many people around the world trust the PC-12 to fly their families, employees, customers and critical cargo. Add comfort, quality, efficiency and time savings to the list of benefits for those who travel on the world’s most popular single-engine business aircraft.

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. Encapsulating all the advantages of the new PC-12 NGX within a single word is nearly impossible – but iconic seems fitting.

Technical Specs

Max Cruise Speed 290 KTAS
Max Range 4 Pax 1,803 nm
Max Range 6 Pax 1,568 nm
Max Altitude 30,000 ft
Take-Off Distance Over 50 ft Obstacle 2,485 ft
Landing Distance Over 50 ft Obstacle 2,170 ft
Max Rate of Climb 1,920 ft/min
Time to Climb Sea Level to FL 220 19 min
Stall Speed 67 KIAS
Max Cruise Speed 537 km/h
Max Range 4 Pax 3,339 km
Max Range 6 Pax 2,903 km
Max Altitude 9,144 m
Take-Off Distance Over 15 m Obstacle 758 m
Landing Distance Over 15 m Obstacle 661 m
Max Rate of Climb 9.75 m/s
Time to Climb Sea Level to FL 220 19 min
Stall Speed 124 km/h
Max Ramp 10,495 lb
Max Take-Off Weight 10,450 lb
Max Landing Weight 9,921 lb
Max Zero Fuel 9,039 lb
Usable Fuel 2,704 lb
Max Payload 2,235 lb
Max Payload With Full Fuel 988 lb
Max Ramp 4,760 kg
Max Take-Off Weight 4,740 kg
Max Landing Weight 4,500 kg
Max Zero Fuel 4,100 kg
Usable Fuel 1,227 kg
Max Payload 1,014 kg
Max Payload With Full Fuel 448 kg
Redefining Sustainability

If Sustainability Is Important to You, Pilatus Has Just the Solution

PC-12: the lean machine
Up to 74 percent less emissions
Fully approved
Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Our vision:
Energy from zero-emission sources

Inspired by DNA and BMW

Together with BMW Designworks we are pleased to offer the most comfortable and modern cabin experience ever in the PC-12 NGX. Inspired by the design of the PC-24, the new PC-12 NGX executive seats feature full recline, taller seat backs, and even more seated headroom. Fine European leather, custom hand-stitching, and a wealth of designs to appeal to a multitude of personalities, your PC-12 NGX is crafted to reflect your unique style. As much as you love flying, we know you also want to stay connected, and the PC-12 NGX can be outfitted with the latest in Wi-Fi, entertainment, and connectivity technologies. Sit back and relax, or get to work, confident that you are in the ultimate flying machine.

Finest Materials
Max Passengers
10 + 1 Pilot
Max Payload
2,236 lb
Max Altitude
30,000 ft

It’s All in the Details

Form follows function. But in the PC-12 NGX, it’s a very close second. Each aircraft is individually and exquisitely crafted to not only meet your exacting expectations, but also those of our demanding Swiss heritage. From the very moment you enter the cabin, it’s apparent that the PC-12 NGX is truly in a class of its own – even among aircraft priced much higher. You’ll appreciate the Swiss craftsmanship and attention to detail presented in the form of custom hand-sewn leather, exclusive hardwood cabinetry and fine upholstery that abound throughout the aircraft. It even extends into areas deep in the aircraft that only a mechanic might see. It all matters to us, so go ahead and sweat the details – we do, too.

Cabin Dimensions

Cabin Volume 330 ft3
Cabin Length 16 ft 11 in
Cabin Width 5 ft 0 in
Cabin Height 4 ft 10 in
Cabin Floor Width 4 ft 3 in
Passenger Door Height 4 ft 5 in
Passenger Door Width 2 ft 0 in
Cargo Door Height 4 ft 4 in
Cargo Door Usable Width 4 ft 5 in
Baggage Compartment 40 ft3
Cabin Volume 9.34 m3
Cabin Length 5.16 m
Cabin Width 1.52 m
Cabin Height 1.47 m
Cabin Floor Width 1.30 m
Passenger Door Height 1.35 m
Passenger Door Width 0.61 m
Cargo Door Height 1.32 m
Cargo Door Usable Width 1.35 m
Baggage Compartment 1.13 m3
ACE Cockpit

Advanced Has Never Been so Simple

Only the PC-12 NGX offers the advanced avionics of high-end business jets tailored for the single pilot. Featuring an autopilot optimised for stability and smoothness, and SmartView synthetic vision with performance-based head-up display symbology, the PC-12 NGX’s Advanced Cockpit Environment (ACE) sets the bar for ultimate control and situational awareness without a steep learning curve. Safety of flight is the highest priority of Pilatus, and the new PC-12 NGX includes an array of new technologies like tactile feedback in unusual attitudes, an Emergency Descent Mode (EDM), and a Crew Alerting System (CAS) that automatically calls up the appropriate electronic checklist on the multi-function display. Powerful. Intuitive. Safe. It’s what you expect from Pilatus.

SmartView Synthetic Vision
Kind of Operation
Single-Pilot Certified
Take-Off Power
1,200 shp
Stall Speed
ACE Cockpit

The Future of Turboprop Technology

Building on the proven success of its predecessor, the PC-12 NGX offers pilots the latest technologies in navigation, safety, and situational awareness. With tools and features more advanced than most airliners, the PC-12 NGX raises the bar with enhanced graphical displays, weather on the vertical situation display, full ADS-B IN functionality, 3D audio, detailed 2D airport moving maps, SmartLanding and SmartRunway awareness and advisory system, flight path guidance for visual approaches, controller-pilot datalink communications, and even an optional digital autothrottle system – the first of its kind in a business turboprop. Don’t wait for the future – it’s here today in the PC-12 NGX.

Special Missions

The World’s Most Versatile Platform

The PC-12 NGX is virtually unrivalled in terms of special mission capability. It affords operators the ability to cover a whole range of assignments with a single-aircraft type, including surveillance, medical assistance, cargo transport and search and rescue. In other words: missions which require immediate intervention and total reliability.


Engineered Like No Other

The latest version of the PC-12 NGX both climbs and cruises faster with no increase in horsepower. Through clever aerodynamic refinements, it is five knots faster than its predecessor, with a top cruise speed of 290 knots (537 kilometres per hour). Maximum range has been extended to 1,765 nautical miles (3,269 kilometres).

Every inner distance ring = 1 hour flight time

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Why Own a PC-12 NGX?
Ten Reasons


Proven and Safe

With more than 2,000 PC-12s in the field, and over seven million flight hours behind the ultra-reliable Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engine, experience makes a difference. The PC-12 leads the industry in sales and enjoys a safety record on par with twin-engine business jets.



PC-12s are in use around the world with owner-pilots, corporations, charter and fractional companies, air ambulances, special missions, cargo and law enforcement agencies. This extreme diversity gives owners confidence that their investment in a PC-12 NGX is a sound decision.


Smartest Cockpit

The PC-12 NGX leads all others. Autothrottle, tactile feedback, Electronic Propeller and Engine Control System, plus industry-leading features that enhance safety and situational awareness all work together to help PC-12 NGX operators fly safely and efficiently in the most demanding conditions.


Best Cabin in Its Class

With 330 cubic feet (9.34 cubic metres) of cabin volume, you’ll enjoy more space than business jets costing twice as much. New executive seats, more headroom, larger cabin windows and modern BMW Designworks interiors take the PC-12 NGX to an entirely new level of comfort and productivity.


Unrivalled Efficiency

Maybe it’s our Swiss DNA, but we are not wasteful, and neither are our aircraft. The whole concept behind the PC-12 NGX is to travel farther, faster, in more comfort, on less fuel and lower carbon emissions.


Countless Destinations

The PC-12 NGX can use runways as short as 2,485 feet (758 metres) at its maximum weight and operate from dirt, gravel, and grass surfaces. The PC-12 NGX can take you places you’ve never been in a business aircraft. Fly closer to your ultimate destination and save overall travel time.


Cargo Door

Other than our own PC-24 Super Versatile Jet, no other business aircraft features a standard cargo door in addition to a main passenger entry door. Designed to allow a fork-lift to load a standard size pallet directly into the cabin, it can surely fit your luggage, your motorbike, and your surfboard.


Highest Residual Value

Independent after-market research publications have verified that PC-12 owners enjoy one of the highest value retention rates in all of business aviation, significantly lowering the total cost of owning a PC-12.


Crafted in Switzerland

Pilatus is the only Swiss aircraft manufacturer. Since 1939, every Pilatus aircraft has been designed and manufactured with legendary Swiss quality. We’re proud to be called over-engineered.


First-Class Support

At Pilatus, our primary objective is to keep you flying. Our business model is not built on profiting from your downtime. For 19 consecutive years, Pilatus customer support has been rated number 1 in the business turboprop market.

Owner and Operator Experience

Welcome to the Pilatus Family

The PC-12 has come to exemplify the unique combination of Swiss engineering and dedicated craftsmanship, yielding a superior flight, passenger, owner and operator experience that is truly beyond comparison. Watch the videos and learn what our customers say about the PC-12.

“I live life with no limits, and Pilatus has no limits”

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