NEW DELHI — India has finally signed a contract to buy a fleet of 75 Swiss Pilatus PC-7 MK II turboprop aircraft to conduct initial training for its air force pilots. The contract, which is worth 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 quarter of 2012,” Pilatus says. “The ...

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