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U-Haul receives the first of two PC-24s
U-Haul has been serving do-it-yourself house movers in the US since 1945. The company that put its bright orange trucks on the roads of America has added a similarly adorned PC-24 to its Pilatus fleet.
U-Haul International takes delivery of the first of two PC-24s from Pilatus in Colorado.

Arizona-based moving equipment and storage rental company U-Haul has taken delivery of the first of two PC-24s at the Pilatus Business Aircraft facility in Broomfield, Colorado. It's paint scheme features the U-Haul orange livery and it joins a fleet that includes two PC-12s.

On hand to accept the keys was Joe Shoen, chairman of Amerco, the parent company of U-Haul International. He said: “We are delighted to start flying this great new aircraft. When Pilatus announced the new jet we were confident that it would be a real workhorse that, alongside our two PC-12s, would help us manage our growing operations throughout North America. We have been eagerly looking forward to this day.”

Pilatus Business Aircraft CEO Thomas Bosshard added: “We are extremely pleased to have the honour of delivering the first of two PC-24s to U-Haul International, one of our great, long-time customers. Joe Shoen and his flight department have been on board with Pilatus and the PC-24 since we first introduced the concept to them more than five years ago. Throughout the development and certification of the aircraft they've been looking forward to this day, and we are thrilled to celebrate it with them.”

The global fleet of PC-24s has now accumulated over 4,000 flight hours, with the fleet leader already clocking up more than 1,100 flight hours.

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