RAVENNA, Ohio, 22 May 2013. Saint-Gobain Aerospace will supply nose radomes for the new PC-24 business jet built by Pilatus, of Stans, Switzerland.
The radomes will be manufactured with advanced Norton Armor materials from Saint-Gobain that are designed to provide superior radar transparency and in-flight durability.
“Our engineers are working closely with Pilatus to provide the highest transparency radome and the lightest weight structure for this new best-in-class business jet,” says Eric Evennou, sales manager, Europe, for Saint-Gobain Aerospace. “Saint-Gobain has been the radome supplier to the PC-12 for more than 20 years and we are excited to join with Pilatus on the new PC-24 business jet program.”
“Saint-Gobain was selected for the PC-24 because of their sound design knowledge, combined with more than 50 years of success in providing reliable and durable radome structures, including the Pilatus PC-12,” says Igor Medici, Design Build Team Leader, Pilatus Aircraft.
Saint-Gobain Aerospace specializes in the design, manufacture, repair, and certification of high-performance aerospace composites and radomes.