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Plane spotting - Pilatus PC 24

A recent visitor, spotted on the Pukaki Airport runway was a Pilatus PC-24 business jet.

Built by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland, the PC-24 is a twin jet designed, designed for long range travel, yet able to land on short runways. Pukaki Airport is capable of handling small jets, along with larger commercial turboprops.

Pilatus PC-24

This particular aircraft was registered in New Zealand in November 2022, and is based in Invercargill.

Further information about the Pilatus PC 24 is here.