Press Releases


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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