New PC-7 MKX Unveiled By Pilatus The latest model derivative coming from Swiss airframer Pilatus is the PC-7 MKX. This is the newest iteration of their basic trainer offering. The aircraft was unveiled for the first time at the ongoing 2021 edition of the Dubai Air Show. It is being dubbed as the world's best smart basic trainer. A state-of-the-art cockpit with smart avionics is at the core of the brand-new PC-7 MKX. The cockpit is centered on a three-display philosophy utilizing the next generation of high definition screens. It gives the student an easy entry into the world of modern avionics, while practicing vital pilot skills using a proven airframe with benign and forgiving flying characteristics. The PC-7 MKX can be used to train the broadest possible range of aircrew, making it the ideal basic trainer for air forces around the world.