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September 23, 2022, 11:47 AM

Pilatus Acquiring U.S. Aircraft Sales/mx Firm Skytech

Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft is expanding its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of Skytech, which has bases in Maryland and South Carolina.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 11:47 AM
Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft is expanding its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of Skytech, which has bases in Maryland and South Carolina.
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Partial image of a business jet
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Kittyhawk eVTOL
Sep 22, 2022 - 1:46 PM
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