Press Releases



VERO BEACH, FLA - April 23, 2014

VERO BEACH, Fla. – April 22, 2014 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. recently made its first European delivery of a G1000 equipped Seminole to a Serbian customer involved in pilot training. Prince Aviation, of Belgrade, Serbia, took delivery of the new G1000 Seminole from Piper’s manufacturing campus and delivery center in Vero Beach, Fla. Prince Aviation…Read More »

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Piper Takes Trainer Orders from University of North Dakota Aerospace

Vero Beach, Fla. - April 15, 2014

VERO BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2014 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has taken orders for three twin-engine piston-powered Training Class Piper Seminole aircraft from the UND Aerospace Foundation who provides training and aircraft for the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. The pilot training aircraft will be delivered later this year…Read More »

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Piper and Continental Obtain EASA STC for Diesel-Powered Archers

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany - April 9, 2014

Piper Aircraft, Inc. and Continental Motors Group have collaborated to obtain a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate for Piper Archer aircraft powered by the Centurion 2.0S diesel engine. The prototype aircraft, which was test flown to obtain EASA approval, is on display at Piper’s Halle A4-121 exhibit April 9-12 during Aero Friedrichshafen,…Read More »

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Piper Delivers 550th Meridian to European Customer, First New Meridian into Sweden

VERO BEACH, FLA - March 31, 2014

VERO BEACH, Fla., March 31, 2014 – Piper Aircraft Inc. today delivered the company’s 550th new Meridian to a Swedish customer who purchased the first new Meridian to enter service in that Northern European country. Håkan Svensson, Chief Executive Officer of Aston Harald AB, located in Öckerö, Sweden, accepted delivery of the Piper Meridian, his…Read More »

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Piper Displaying Turboprop, Single and Twin Piston Lineup at Sun ‘n Fun 2014

VERO BEACH, FLA - March 24, 2014

Piper Aircraft will exhibit M-Class, Twin Class and Trainer Class aircraft at the 40th Annual SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In & Expo, held in Lakeland, Fla. April 1-6. Piper’s static display will be in the manufacturers’ display area, along the walkway to the announcers stand in the northernmost exhibit area just south of the runway, MD-018C/…Read More »

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Piper Delivers Five More Archers To Florida Institute of Technology

Vero Beach, FLA - March 10, 2014

Piper Aircraft Inc. recently delivered another five new Piper Archer TX training aircraft to the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), under a joint Piper Aviation Career Alliance program. The agreement provides enhanced vocational and educational opportunities for graduates of FIT’s aviation program, as well as for graduates from other programs offered through the school. The…Read More »

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Piper Records Double-Digit Increases In 2013 Revenue and Deliveries

VERO BEACH, Fla. - February 18, 2014

Piper Aircraft Inc. achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and new airplane deliveries for 2013 in a challenging global market for aircraft sales. The growth was led by increases in the sales of piston-powered training aircraft. Piper ended 2013 with a 13 percent increase in revenue from new aircraft sales of $168,776,759, compared to…Read More »

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Piper Dealers to Meet with Auto Dealers

VERO BEACH, Fla. - January 22, 2014

Piper Aircraft and its new aircraft dealers will exhibit a cabin mockup of the company’s top-of-the-line M-Class single-engine aircraft Meridian at the 2014 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo, Jan. 24-27 in New Orleans. “Our new airplane dealers have found the annual new automobile dealers meeting to be an excellent venue to meet…Read More »

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Piper Single-Engine M-Class Approved for Night Flight in Turkey

Vero Beach, Fla. - January 20, 2014

Piper Aircraft’s Turkish dealer BAYMAP Aviation has obtained regulatory approval for nighttime visual and instrument flight rules operation of Piper’s single-engine M-Class aircraft. Turkey and many Middle East nations do not normally permit single-engine night operations. “Turkish approval for Piper M-Class single-engine VFR/IFR night flights is a significant milestone, thanks to the hard work of…Read More »

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Piper Names Dealer for China

VERO BEACH, Fla. - January 9, 2014

Piper Aircraft named Hebei Yuan’ao Aircraft Manufacturing Co., Ltd., as the company’s authorized dealer in China for sales of new Piper Mirage single-engine pressurized aircraft, as well as the Piper Archer TX and Seminole training aircraft. “We welcome Hebei Yuan’ao Aircraft into the worldwide Piper family,” said Piper President and CEO Simon Caldecott. “As China…Read More »

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