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Pilatus P3 was designed to replace the Pilatus P2, North
American AT-6 and Morane I in use for training in the Swiss
Flugwaffe. First flown on 3 September 1953, this aircraft was
the Swiss primary trainer from 1956 - 1994.
The P3 was the basis for the PC-7 of 1967 and the
PC-7's follow on, the PC-9.