Date: 24th Feb 2015, Tuesday
100th PC-21 rolled off
The 100th PC-21 rolled off the final assembly line at Pilatus factory in Switzerland. The turbo-prop trainer aircraft is built for Royal Saudi Air Force, and it is also the 1000th turboprop trainer to be produced at Pilatus.
Three national air forces are currently using the PC-21 aircraft for the military training system - Switzerland (8 PC-21s), Singapore (19 PC-21s) and the United Arab Emirates (25 PC-21s). Saudi Arabia ordered 55 PC-21 and Qatar have also order 24 aircraft.
Updated On: 15.02.24