Parker Aircraft wheels, brakes selected for Pilatus PC-24 twin jet

PARIS, 19 June 2013. Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division has been selected to provide the wheels and brakes for the Pilatus PC-24, the first twin-engine business aircraft and the first jet product offered by Pilatus.

Parker Aerospace’s bill of material on the aircraft includes: internal caliper brakes (four per aircraft), 10-inch main wheels (four per aircraft), wheel fairings (two per aircraft), and five-inch nose wheels (one per aircraft).  The wheels and brakes for the PC-24 are designed to provide maximum performance and longevity along with reduced maintenance time, ease of lining replacement, and competitive operating costs. 

“Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake is proud to be part of the team making this giant step forward a reality at Pilatus,” notes Parker Aerospace Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division Business Team Leader Tom Dorinsky. 

“The PC-24 program builds on the long standing relationship between Parker and Pilatus. We congratulate Pilatus on its achievement with the PC-24 and look forward to our continued mutual success,” adds Parker Aerospace Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division General Manager Mike Walasinski.

Parker Aerospace also provides wheels and brakes for the Pilatus PC-12 and PC-21.

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