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Latitude Technologies Appointed Satcom Supplier for Pilatus PC-24

Victoria, BC - Latitude Technologies, the global 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 begin 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.”

About Pilatus Aircraft Ltd
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, 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 unmade runways.  Domiciled in Stans, the company is certified to ISO 14001 in recognition of its efforts for the environment.

For more information about Pilatus and the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet, visit www.pilatus-aircraft.com.

About Latitude Technologies
Latitude Technologies Corp., headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, is a vertically integrated manufacturer and provider of flight data, flight following, and satellite communications equipment and services.  Latitude’s SkyNode® products are the most versatile and economical-to-operate aeronautical communication devices in the world.  The company’s IONode™ is the industry’s first lightweight flight data recorder and advanced data acquisition unit, capable of real-time event and exceedance alerts and automated post-flight wireless data transfer.  SkyNode and IONode STCs are available for hundreds of airframe types.  Latitude provides reliable and secure aviation data and communication options for crew safety, fleet logistics, and operations and maintenance efficiency with WebSentinel™ flight data management platform for desktops, dispatch centers, and mobile devices. 

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