Labinal Power Systems signs a long-term agreement with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd on Power Generation

Paris Air Show - June 17, 2015

Labinal Power Systems (Safran) signed a long-term agreement with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd* on the provision of power generation for the Pilatus Porter PC-6, PC-7 MkII, PC-9 M, PC-12 NG and the PC-21. The contract covers electric starter-generation, to start the engine and generate electricity, and the generator control unit, which controls, protects and detects abnormal operating conditions. It also includes air-inlets, allowing the ingestion of outside air for cooling, and the quick attach detach, which facilitates and speeds up attaching and - or detaching the starter-generators to the engine gearbox. Besides supplying these products, Labinal Power Systems provides in-service and aftermarket support for the lifetime of these aircraft.


"We are glad to sign this long-term agreement with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. This contract lays foundations for a long and successful collaboration," says Alain Berger, Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Services, Labinal Power Systems.


*Founded in 1939, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is the only Swiss company to develop, produce and sell aircraft to customers around the world: from the legendary Pilatus Porter PC-6 to the best-selling PC-12 NG, a single-engine turboprop, and the PC-21, the training system of the future. Pilatus is currently developing the PC-24 – the world's first ever business jet for use on short unprepared runways.

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