Saint-Gobain to supply nose radome for Pilatus PC-24 Twin Jet

  Saint-Gobain to supply nose radome for Pilatus PC-24 Twin Jet

Business Wire

RAVENNA, Ohio -- May 21, 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 provide superior radar transparency and in-flight
durability. “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,” says Eric Evennou, Sales Manager, Europe, for
Saint-Gobain Aerospace. “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.”

“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.
Saint-Gobain Aerospace is part of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, which
employs more than 5,000 employees in 16 countries and supplies
high-performance plastics including films, foams, coated fabrics, bearings,
seals and fluid systems. Headquartered in Paris, Saint-Gobain is one of the
top 100 industrial companies in the world and had sales of $55.5 billion in
2012.

www.pilatus.com

For more information, visit www.radome.com or call (330) 296-9948.

Contact:

Saint-Gobain
Eric Evennou, 33-607-451-338
Eric.Evennou@saint-gobain.com
 
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