ATP Flight School Takes Delivery of Six New Piper Archers and Signs Purchase Agreement for 100 Piper Trainers

ATP Flight School accepted delivery of six new Piper Archer TXs and renewed a 100-aircraft order with Piper Aircraft, Inc. ATP operates the largest fleet of 402 flight training aircraft, the majority of which are Pipers. Despite the setback from COVID-19, the airline industry anticipates a recovery and strong long-term demand for airline pilots. Over […]

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Premier Aircraft Named as Cessna and Beechcraft Authorized Service Facility in Fort Lauderdale

Photo above – Premier technician Ezequiel Russian works on a 2020 Beechcraft Baron in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Premier Aircraft Service’s Fort Lauderdale site has been appointed as a service center facility for maintenance and repair work on Cessna and Beechcraft piston aircraft. “This designation enables us to expand our service center offerings and provide support […]

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Premier Aircraft Selected as Exclusive Diamond Dealer for 19 U.S. States and Two Territories

Photo above – Four members of Premier’s Diamond sales team: (l-r) Jeff Owen, VP of Sales; Travis Peffer, Sales Manager and Business Development Director for Texas; Premier Founder Fred Ahles; David Seastead, Director of Maintenance for Texas. Premier Aircraft Sales has been selected as the exclusive Diamond Aircraft dealer for territories in the Northeast, Southeast […]

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Aeronautical Decision-Making

By Captain Judy Rice           Early in 2020, our lives changed when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Governors and state agencies issued emergency orders for the temporary closures of businesses and organizations in an effort to reduce the spread of this virus. All segments of the aviation industry have felt the impact. Transportation […]

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Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Adds 22 New Aircraft as Demand for Graduates Grow

Piper Aircraft and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology (“Spartan”) announced an order for its first tranche of 22 factory-new training aircraft. To date, Spartan has taken delivery of 10 Piper Archers and 2 Piper Seminoles, with 10 additional Piper Archers expected to be delivered in Q4 2020. According to Beau Schrader, Spartan’s Chief Pilot […]

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Piper Aircraft HALO Safety System Certified on M600/SLS – First Garmin Autoland Equipped Aircraft to Receive Type Certification

Piper Aircraft announced that the company’s newest flagship, the Piper M600/SLS, has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its new HALO safety system -making it the first Garmin Autoland equipped aircraft in the world to receive certification. Deliveries begin immediately. Piper Aircraft, Inc. made the announcement today at the company’s headquarters […]

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NATA Applauds Pick for Ambassador to The Bahamas

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) welcomes the announcement of the Administration’s intent to nominate William A. Douglass as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Douglass, a Florida resident, has direct ties to The Bahamas over more than three generations and has grown up […]

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