Swiss plane-maker Pilatus won a contract from the India air force for a fleet of 75 Swiss Pilatus PC-7 MK II turboprop trainers, beating out competition from Hawker Beechcraft, Grob and Embraer, among others. The contract, valued at more than 500 million Swiss francs ($520 million), also includes an integrated, ground-based training system and a comprehensive logistics support package. “Delivery of the aircraft and the complete training system is scheduled to commence in [the] fourth ...


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