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Piper Promotes M-Class Lineup at NBAA

VERO BEACH, Fla. - September 29, 2017

  Piper Aircraft, Inc. will promote its economical, top of the line M-Class product line up at the upcoming National Business Aviation Association’s Annual Meeting and Convention. Executives from Piper Aircraft will attend the event along with its dealers and sales agents, to be held October 10-12 in Las Vegas. “The NBAA Convention provides a…Read More »

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Piper’s Deliveries and Revenue Continue Upward Trend in Q2 2017

August 23, 2017

Piper Aircraft Inc. announced today its aircraft sales and delivery results for the second quarter of 2017, ending June 30. The company continued to grow its new aircraft deliveries and revenue with sales of turbine, M-Class products leading the company’s performance success. Additionally, Piper trainer sales growth is being led by the proven Archer platform…Read More »

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Piper Trainer Sales Increase to Highest Level Since 2003

August 22, 2017

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced today that sales of their PA-28 trainers have grown to their highest level in 14 years. Piper has been be steadily regaining market position since 2012. This year Piper is on track to deliver 87 PA-28s – a combination of single engine Archers and single engine, complex trainer, Arrows. This increase…Read More »

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Piper Launches M600 Demo Tour of Africa with Piper Dealer, NAC

VERO BEACH, Fla., June 21, 2017 - June 21, 2017

Piper Aircraft Inc. and National Airways Corporation, NAC, Piper’s sales representative in Africa, are collaborating to exhibit the M600, the company’s flagship product, throughout the continent of Africa during the month of July. The aircraft will make stops in several key countries as it makes its way to South Africa. Following an aggressive demo schedule…Read More »

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M600 European Demo Tour a Huge Success

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017

Piper Aircraft announced today that the M600 demo tour, which began 6 weeks ago following Aero Friedrichshafen, has far exceeded the team’s expectations. The aircraft has proven its reliability and efficiency while completing 55 demo flights and nearly 100 hours. The market’s reaction has been nothing short of amazing, since the aircraft’s European debut at…Read More »

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Piper M600 Achieves EASA Certification

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND; May 22, 2017 - May 23, 2017

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its top-of-the-line, single-engine turboprop, the M600. “This is the fifth certification the M600 has received in less than a year from aviation authorities around the world,” said Piper Aircraft CEO, Simon Caldecott. “The European certification is…Read More »

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Airflite Named Newest Piper Dealer

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 22, 2017 - May 23, 2017

Piper Aircraft and Airflite Pty Ltd announced today that they have signed an agreement for Airflite to become the exclusive Piper Dealer for Australia and New Zealand. Airflite currently owns 18 Piper Seminoles and Senecas. As a lessor, owner, operator, maintainer and parts supplier, Airflite is uniquely positioned to guide and support current and future…Read More »

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Piper’s Deliveries and Revenue Rise in First Quarter 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2017 - May 17, 2017

Piper Aircraft Inc. grew its new aircraft deliveries and sales revenue during the first quarter of 2017, ending March 31. First quarter 2017 performance showed a positive trend on the heels of a 26% growth in billings for 2016 when Piper launched the new flagship product, the M600 SETP and expanded deliveries of the single…Read More »

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Piper Aircraft M600 on Display for First Time at EBACE

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 11, 201 - May 11, 2017

Piper Aircraft has announced plans to attend the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) and display its top-of-the line M600 aircraft. Executives from Piper Aircraft will attend the event along with its European dealers and sales agents, to be held May 22-24 at Geneva’s Palexpo and Geneva International Airport. “This year’s EBACE convention…Read More »

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Piper Aircraft Announces William T. Piper Scholarship Recipient

May 1, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2017 – Piper Aircraft announced today that the annual William T. Piper Scholarship has been awarded to Vero Beach High School senior, Miss Lorena Molina of Vero Beach, Florida. For more than 20 years, the William T. Piper Scholarship has been offered annually to a graduating high school senior. Today…Read More »

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Piper, Averett University Form Aviation Alliance

April 10, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2017 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. and Averett University have launched an Aviation Alliance to provide training aircraft as well as student scholarships, sponsorships, maintenance and instructor training, and enhanced marketing support. The eight-year agreement includes new Piper Archer TX training aircraft for the University as well as training for their…Read More »

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First Piper M600 Sold Into Europe on First Day of Aero Friedrichshafen

April 10, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, April 5, 2017 – Piper Aircraft has confirmed the sale of the first Piper M600 into Europe during the opening day of Aero Friedrichshafen and following the first customer M600 demonstration given in the region. The corporate customer, CTP Invest, is one of the largest commercial property developers in the Czech Republic and…Read More »

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Piper M600 Approved for Hartzell 5-Blade Propeller

April 6, 2017

Vero Beach, Fla., April 4, 2017 – Piper Aircraft announced today at the 2017 Sun-n-Fun Fly-In and Expo that the Piper M600 has received approval from the FAA for the Hartzell five-blade composite swept tip propeller. The five-blade composite propeller, designed specifically for the Piper M600, features thin, maximum efficiency airfoils providing the opportunity for…Read More »

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Piper Announces Personalization Package for M600

April 6, 2017

Vero Beach, Fla., April 4, 2017 – Piper Aircraft announced today the availability of a personalization program exclusively available on the new Piper M600. The package, named Expression or EXP, enables customers to have greater involvement in the design of the interior for their new Piper M600 aircraft. With the M600 EXP package customers have…Read More »

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UND Places Fleet Order for 2017

April 6, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2017 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received UND’s trainer order for 2017. The order received from the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is for a total of 20 aircraft which includes 16 Archer TXs and 4 Seminoles to begin delivery in June of this…Read More »

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Piper Aircraft Announces 26% Increase in Billings for 2016

February 23, 2017

VERO BEACH, FL., Feb. 23, 2017 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced today following the release of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) Annual Industry Review a 26.7% increase in aircraft billings for 2016. The year-end aircraft shipments and billings numbers were presented by Piper Aircraft President and CEO, Simon Caldecott, the 2017 Chairman of GAMA….Read More »

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Piper Receives Approval of M600 from Brazilian Aviation Authority

January 30, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 — Piper Aircraft, Inc. has been awarded approval from the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) in Brazil for its top-of-the-line, single-engine turbo prop product, the M600. “ANAC’s approval of the M600 is excellent news for Piper Aircraft and our Brazilian dealer, J.P. Martins Aviacao. We are eager to bring…Read More »

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Piper Appoints Veteran Industry Executive Drew McEwen to Vice President, International and Direct Sales

January 23, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 23, 2017 – Piper Aircraft Inc. has appointed General Aviation industry veteran, Drew McEwen, to Vice President International and Direct Sales, where he will lead Piper Aircraft’s global, and factory direct sales efforts focused on growing its trainer business and the international distribution network for the Company. Additionally, Drew will oversee…Read More »

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Piper Aircraft Announces Appointment of Ron Gunnarson as Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Customer Support

January 16, 2017

VERO BEACH, FL., Jan. 16, 2017 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. is excited to announce and welcome Ron Gunnarson as Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Customer Support. In his role, Mr. Gunnarson will be responsible for developing and executing sales and marketing strategies to sustain Piper Aircraft’s continuing growth, as well as contributing to overall product…Read More »

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China Air Shuttle Orders 50 Archers

VERO BEACH, FLA - January 11, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 11, 2017 – Piper Aircraft has received an order for 50 Archers from their dealer in China, China Air Shuttle. China Air Shuttle, based in Beijing with branches in different provinces of China, will begin to take delivery in Q2 of 2017 with 30 aircraft scheduled to be delivered in the…Read More »

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Piper Leads the Way to Innovation: Garmin NXi Certified in Piston Trainer Aircraft

VERO BEACH, FLA - January 9, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla., January 9, 2017 – Piper Aircraft has announced that certification on both the twin-engine Piper Seminole and single-engine Archer has been achieved and aircraft deliveries have begun. The University Of North Dakota John D. Odegard School Of Aerospace Sciences is the launch customer for the next generation Piper trainers. UND and Piper…Read More »

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Piper Receives Approval of M600 from Canada

January 4, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla. – Jan. 4, 2017 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. was granted a type certification for its top-of-the-line, single-engine M600 from Transport Canada, paving the way for deliveries of the M600 into the Canadian market. “M600 validation in Canada is exciting news for Piper and our prospective customers in that region,” said Piper President…Read More »

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