Tata signs Aircraft pact with Pilatus
August 26, 2014 - Hyderabad
Tata Advanced Systems Ltd., (TASL) on Tuesday signed a pact with Switzerland based Pilatus Aircraft Ltd., to manufacture and supply turbine powered business aircraft Pilatus PC 12 Green Aircraft aero structures from its facility in Addibatla in Hyderabad. The agreement includes assembly of complete airframes for the aircraft, including integrated fuselage, wing, cockpit, ailerons, fins and rudders.
The Pilatus Aircraft Ltd., CEO Markus Bucher said that there are 1300 aircraft sold worldwide and the PC-12 NG is involved in executive transport, cargo, air-ambulance, airline and government special mission applications.
TASL has a tie up both Locksheed Martin Aeronautics and Sikorsky Airport Corporation wherein it is manufacturing key aero structures as a global single source.