Pilatus’ first business jet is deceptive. Many people confuse the PC-24 for a turbofan-powered variant of the single-turbroprop PC-12. That would put it in the overcrowded light jet class. But with 500 ft.³ of cabin volume, interior size alone puts the PC-24 into a midsize jet class that is sparsely populated now that most midsize Gulfstreams, Hawkers and Citations are no longer in production. “We wanted a small widebody,” says Pilatus Chairman Oscar J. Schwenk. ...

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