M500 Overview

Welcome to the Piper M500

The M500 combines jet-fueled performance, with state-of-the-art technology and safety features, and stylish, elegant luxury.  The tried-and-true PT6A-42A turbine engine with 500 SHP and the impressive Garmin G1000 NXi Avionics Suite with the GFC 700 Autopilot come together to set a new standard for capability and value. Long-range and short-range missions alike are easily mastered, while you and your passengers soar high above weather and traffic. The M500 sets the new standard in its class for efficient operations, value and freedom.


1,000 nm | 1,852 km Max Range

260 ktas | 482 km/h Max Cruise Speed

30,000 ft | 9,144 m Max Approved Altitude

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  • Specifications
  • Avionics
  • Optional Equipment
  • Safety Features
  • Range Map
  • Aircraft Design


  • Propeller
    Hartzel 4-Blade
    Constant Speed | Full-Feathering | Reversible
  • Fuel Capacity
    Useable: 170 US Gal | 644 Liters
  • Engine
    Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42A
    Flat Rated Horsepower at 500 shp
  • Dimensions
    Wingspan: 43 ft | 13.2 m
    Height: 11.3 ft | 3.4 m
    Length: 29.7 ft | 9.1 m




Piper M500 Avionics


Standard Features

  • GARMIN G1000 NXi AVIONICS SUITE with GFC 700 AutoPilot and Enhanced AFCS Enablement
  • GMC 710 AP Controller and Yaw Damper System
  • GCU 476 Keypad
  • Garmin GI-275 Standby
  • GMA-350C Digital Audio Panel
  • GTX 345R Transponder (ADS-B IN & OUT)
  • GWX 75 Weather Radar
  • FIKI – Flight Into Known Icing
  • Garmin FliteCharts
  • Garmin SafeTaxi
  • PiperAire Air Conditioning
  • Bose A20 Headsets (2)
  • USB Charging Ports
  • Integrated Digital Cabin Pressurization System
  • Rosen Visors


Optional Equipment

Optional Equipment

  • SurfaceWatch
  • GWX 75 Weather Radar Enhancement (Ground Clutter Suppression and Turbulence Detection)
  • Jeppesen ChartView
  • SVT – Garmin Synthetic Vision
  • TAWS-B (Terrain Awareness and Warning System)
  • Flight Stream 510 with Connext (Incl. 1 year subscription to Garmin Pilot)
  • GDL 69A SXM Satellite Radio / Weather (Incl. 3-month trial subscription)
  • GSR 56 Iridium Transceiver
  • L3 WX-500 Stormscope
  • GTS 825 Traffic Advisory System
  • GTX 335 Second Digital Transponder
  • GTX 345D Diversity Transponder & GTX 335 Digital Transponder
  • Becker ADF 3500
  • BendixKing KN 63 Remote DME
  • 110 volt AC Power Outlet
  • Lee AeroSpace CoolView Windows
  • Hartzell 5-Blade Composite Propeller
  • AMSAFE: AmSafe Seatbelts – Pilot and Co-Pilot Positions
  • United Kingdom Lighting Package
  • RVSM – Aftermarket Installation

Safety Features

Safety Features

Safety is Piper’s foremost priority as illustrated by the extraordinary safety features available across the Piper product line. The M500 is designed for efficient, comfortable and safe flight. Equipped with the latest Garmin G1000® NXi avionics suite, the M500 provides the pilot incomparable situational awareness. Its robust engineering design has stood the test of time in some of the most demanding flight environments worldwide.

  • Synthetic Vision (SVT): See clearly and navigate safely even when the view through the cockpit windscreen is dark, foggy, hazy or solid IMC. SVT provides a 3D graphical depiction with color-coded landscape identifying rising terrain and hazards, pathways in the sky, traffic, terminal procedures, ILS or BGPS/WAAS vertical approaches, and more.
  • Coupled Go-Around: Your workload is simplified when flying approaches and conducting a go-around in your M500, because you can keep the autopilot engaged during a coupled go-around. The aircraft will maintain a speed above stall warning and pitch attitude will automatically adjust as required.
  • Automatic Level Mode (Blue Button): If you ever find yourself experiencing spatial disorientation in your M500, just push the blue Automatic Level Mode button and the GFC 700 autopilot will engage and return your aircraft to straight-and-level flight.
  • Electronic Stability Protection (ESP): Keeping you safe in stable flight when hand-flying your M500, the ESP system functions independently of the GFC 700 autopilot and applies control force toward stable flight whenever pitch or roll deviations exceed recommend limits, or when overspeed or underspeed conditions are about to occur. ESP will also automatically activate the GFC700 autopilot if engaged for too long.
  • Underspeed Protection (USP): Your M500 will recognize when underspeed conditions are about to occur and cause an inadvertent stall, and will make the appropriate adjustments to the controls to rectify the situation.
Range Map

Range Map

New York to Chicago
643 nautical miles

New York to Jacksonville
720 nautical miles

Denver to Los Angeles
890 nautical miles

Denver to Seattle
749 nautical miles

London to Madrid
679 nautical miles

London to Naples
873 nautical miles

Aircraft Design

Aircraft Design

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The Cabin Above Class

The finest interior in its class, the M500 boasts premium leather, carpet and wood/metal trim. Creature comforts abound with the exclusive Piper air-stair door, USB charging ports, lighting controls, beverage holders, work table, and seat controls for each passenger.

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* Table shown is for Sequoia Interior.  Table finish will match interior accent pieces that are associated with the selected color palette.