Turbo-prop Pilatus PC-12 NG has proved for many years in operation to be a really versatile jet. PC-12 NG can operate to airports with short runways and with unpaved runways. PC-12 NG fixed and variable costs are quite low. New version is called NG (Next Generation) and differs from previous model in the following: new higher performance engine, new pressure and climate control systems and a set of avionics by Honewell that is similar to the ones used on private jets. All this puts flight safety level of PC-12 NG even higher.
Passenger cabin was re-designed in collaboration with BMW Designworks USA. Executive passenger seats now have pullout headrests and more ergonomic arm rests. If high passengers need more leg space seats can be turned to sideway. Lavatory room is in the forward part of aircraft. In terms of cabin space PC-12 passenger cabin is largen that cabin of an average turbo-prop and is close to mid-size jet.
PC-12 has outstanding luggage capabilities. Two seats in last row can be removed really fast (approximately in 40 minutes) that will enlarge significantly baggage area. There is enough room to take standard motorcycle on-board. Huge cargo side door makes loading process easy. This door is 1.35 meter in height and 1.32 meter in width. It is possible to load even cargo on pallet using standard mechanical loader. Floor in baggage area is flat and that makes storage easier.
Pilatus PC-12 NG is a smart solution in terms of purchase and operation. PC-12 loses in value very slow. Main loss of value is in the first 3 years, approximately 15-20%. Then it loses only 2-3% each year. Operating and fixed costs are lower than of super-light jets. PC-12 has only one engine and maintenance of turbo-prop engine is cheaper than of jet engine. Fixed costs of PC-12 NG per year are around 210,000 USD, depending on region of operation and home base. Variable prime cost in case of 400 flight hours per year is around 630 USD.
Pilatus PC-12 NG price
Price of pre-owned Pilatus PC-12 NG with VIP interior 2019 year of manufacture is a bit less than 5 million USD. 5-year-old PC-12 NG can be purchased for 3,75 million USD. Price depends on year of manufacture, total flight hours and landings, technical condition, region of operation and equipment list.
We are happy to offer private jet rental of Pilatus PC-12 NGX for single charter flights, program of flights or long-term rental for a period starting from 3 months. In case you would like to purchase Pilatus PC-12 NGX we are ready to consult on purchase and operation process and assist in purchase, start of operation and management of your private jet. We can organise charter sales of your private jet when you do not use it and profit from these flights would cover some part of private jet ownership expenses.