Tag: Piper

Plane Crash at TPC Scottsdale Leaves Six Dead

Reading Time: 1 minute A single-engine plane carrying six people crashed on an Arizona golf course shortly after takeoff on Monday evening, killing everyone on board, the authorities said. Moments after the plane took off from the Scottsdale Airport around 8:45 p.m., it went down in a fiery crash on the TPC Scottsdale golf course, sparking a small fire […]

Piper Receives Largest Trainer Order in Company History

Reading Time: 2 minutes Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received an order for 152 aircraft from Fanmei Aviation Technologies, Piper Aircraft’s exclusive dealer in China. This is the largest single trainer order received by Piper Aircraft in company history. Fanmei Aviation Technologies is a subsidiary of Sichuan Fanmei Education Group co. Ltd which is a leading provider of aviation education […]

Piper M600 Receives EASA Type Certification

Reading Time: 1 minute Piper Aircraft announced that it has been awarded approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its top-of-the-line, single-engine turboprop, the M600. “This is the fifth certification the M600 has received in less than a year from aviation authorities around the world,” said Piper Aircraft CEO, Simon Caldecott. “The European certification is a key […]

FAA Proposes Changes To GA Flight Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes The FAA has opened comments until Aug.10 for changes to GA flight training rules that would affect a broad spectrum of pilots, including those pursuing private and commercial certificates. Its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking includes a long-anticipated proposal to use glass-cockpit, fixed-gear aircraft for commercial flight training instead of traditional complex aircraft with retractable gear. […]

Repainting Of Challenger 350 in Munich – a European First

Reading Time: 3 minutes RUAG Aviation is the first company in Europe to fully repaint a Bombardier Challenger 350 since the aircraft’s launch in 2013. The project, a significant milestone for the company, was completed in record time with maximum transparency, and focused on implementing minute and precise customisations, applying personalised artwork and harmonising finishing effects. The project was […]

First Piper M500 Delivered Into Switzerland

Reading Time: 2 minutes Piper Aircraft has confirmed the sale of the first Piper M500 into Switzerland to Mr. Michael Hoerler and will be based at Wangen-Lachen. The customer is expected to take delivery of the aircraft within the next few months. Mr. Hoerler is upgrading from a 2011 Piper Mirage and will use the M500 for personal travel […]