Vero Beach, FL., May 28, 2024 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. today announced that it has received Flight into Known Icing (FIKI) certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its new flagship aircraft, the M700 FURY.

“The M700 FURY—boasting a max cruise speed of 301 ktas and a max range of 1,852 nm—includes some of the most advanced safety features in the industry,” stated John Calcagno, President & CEO of Piper Aircraft. “The certification of FIKI is a crucial part of the overall value proposition of the M700 FURY, as well as a key safety feature for the operator.”

The FIKI system comes standard on all M700 FURY aircraft, and is an electromechanical expulsion deicing system located on the tail as well as the leading edge of the wing.

International certifications for the M700 and FIKI are progressing as planned and on track for deliveries to those regions beginning in Q3, 2024.

About Piper Aircraft

Piper Aircraft Inc., headquartered in Vero Beach, Fl., offers aviators throughout the world efficient and reliable single and twin-engine aircraft and is the first general aviation aircraft manufacturer in the world to certify Garmin® Emergency Autoland. The single-engine M-Class series – the M700 FURY, M500, and M350 – offers businesses and individuals elegant performance, value and a superior ownership experience. The Personal Class Archer LX and Archer DLX balance proven performance, efficiency, and simplicity in a piston-powered aircraft. The Trainer Class Pilot 100i, Archer TX, Archer DX, and Seminole aircraft form the most complete technically advanced line of pilot training aircraft in the world. Piper is a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. To learn more about Piper Aircraft, visit the company’s website at

About the Piper M700 FURY

The Piper M700 FURY certified in March of 2024 and comes standard with the HALO Safety System, featuring Garmin Emergency Autoland. This revolutionary system includes digital technology that safely lands the aircraft at the nearest suitable airport in the event that the pilot is incapacitated. Additionally, the M700 FURY G3000® avionics suite includes; Autothrottle, Emergency Descent Mode, Electronic Stability Protection (ESP™), SurfaceWatch™, SafeTaxi®, and Garmin PlaneSync™, all of which are designed to enhance safe operation of the aircraft. Beyond the flight deck, the six-seat M700 FURY is powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-52 700 SHP engine. The aircraft has a maximum cruise speed of 301ktas/557 km/hr, a max range of 1852 nm/3,430 km, and a standard useful load of 2,320 lbs/1,052 kg.

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