VERO BEACH, Fla., February 2, 2021 – Piper Aircraft announced today that exclusive factory training
provider for the M600, Legacy Flight Training, has taken delivery of a Frasca M600/SLS Simulator.
Training using the new type-specific device began on February 1, 2021.
The flight simulator uses a Piper sourced M600 fuselage, pilot seating, sub-panels, switching and flight
controls which enable real-world, model-specific training for all M600 aircraft. The Frasca-built training
device features M600 type-specific Garmin G3000 avionics with Piper’s HALO ™ safety system, inflight
stability protection, level mode and autothrottle system. The simulator also features a multi-channel
projection system with wrap-around visuals creating a realistic training experience.
“Piper has always held safety at the forefront of our culture and our products,” said Ron Gunnarson, Piper
Aircraft Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support. “Piper was the first OEM to certify
Autoland in a general aviation aircraft, it is fitting that we have a device that can further enhance safety
by providing customers with high fidelity, realistic training environment.”
“Having representative simulators allows pilots to achieve a higher level of knowledge, readiness and
safety, than with ground and flight training alone,” said Bill Inglis, owner of Legacy Flight Training. “We
continue to invest in making sure Piper owners are able to step into their new aircraft, year after year,
being able to take advantage of all the benefits their Piper offers them – safely.”
About the Piper M600/SLS
The Piper M600/SLS with HALO Safety System is the first general aviation aircraft certified with Garmin
Autoland. The revolutionary system supports digital technology that safely lands the aircraft at the
nearest suitable airport in the event that the pilot is incapacitated. Additionally, the Garmin G3000
avionics suite includes Auto-throttle, Autoland, Emergency Descent Mode, Electronic Stability and
Protection, Surface Watch, Safe Taxi, and Flight Stream 510 all of which are designed to enhance the safe
operation of the aircraft. Beyond the flight deck, the 6-seat M600/SLS is powered by a Pratt & Whitney
PT6A-42A 600shp engine. The aircraft has a maximum cruise speed of 274 ktas/507 km/h, a max range
of 1,658 nm / 2,748 km, and a standard useful load of 2,400 lbs. / 1,089 kg.
About Piper Aircraft
Piper Aircraft Inc., headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla., 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 Autoland. The single-engine M-Class series – the M600SLS, M500, and M350 – offers
businesses and individuals elegant performance, value and a superior ownership experience. The
Personal Class Seneca V, 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, Arrow,
Seminole and Seneca V 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 www.piper.com
About FRASCA International
FRASCA International designs and manufactures simulation technology and components that increase
pilot safety. Founded in 1958 and based in Illinois, the company leads the industry in simulation
technology and consistently delivers exceptional quality products and services based on a customer’s
unique requirements. Frasca produces a range of high-fidelity, competitively priced simulation
equipment designed to prepare every pilot for real-world mission scenarios. Over 3000 Frasca
simulators have been delivered worldwide. Frasca is ISO: 9001:2015 certified.
For more information, visit the company’s website at www.frasca.com or contact Peggy Prichard at email@example.com.
About Legacy Flight Training
Headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida, Legacy Flight Training is owned and operated by Bill and Diane
Inglis. Since 2010, the company has provided expert Piper-focused ground, simulator and flight training
at their state-of-the-art training centers, at KVRB and at KSDL. Recurrent, in-aircraft training is also
available at Legacy Flight Training in Sun Valley, Idaho. Legacy Flight Training is a Piper Authorized
Training Provider for all factory-new aircraft, and the exclusive Piper Authorized Training Provider for
the M600. For more information about Legacy Flight Training, visit www.legacyflighttraining.com
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Piper Aircraft Inc.
For further information, contact:
Phone: (772) 299-2900
Fax: (772) 978-6585
Mail to: Jackie.Carlon@piper.com