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May 30th, 2014

Latitude Technologies + Pilatus Aircraft—Accommodating A Super Versatile Jet (SATCOM)


[SatNews] Latitude Technologies, a supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and SATCOM solutions for business jets, has reached agreement with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd to be the supplier of the satellite communications system for the Pilatus PC-24, the world's first and only Super Versatile Jet—customer delivery of the PC-24 will start in 2017.

Latitude President, Mark Insley, commented on today's announcement. "Latitude is very pleased to have been selected by Pilatus to provide the SATCOM system for the PC-24. We look forward to having our SkyNode® S200 system onboard the revolutionary Super Versatile Jet, supporting the aircraft's voice, text, and data communications needs." Insley also congratulated Pilatus on the recently announced confirmed orders for the PC-24. "Latitude salutes Pilatus for their success in selling out the first three years of production of the PC-24. This is certainly a terrific start for a terrific aircraft."

The Latitude infosite may be reached at http://latitudetech.com/

More information regarding Pilatus may be found at http://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/