Yup... The PiperJet Is Beginning To Look Like The Real Deal | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 03.02.15

Airborne 03.03.15

Airborne 03.04.15

Airborne 03.05.15

Airborne 02.27.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 03.02.15

Airborne 03.03.15

Airborne 03.04.15

Airborne 03.05.15

Airborne 02.27.15

Fri, Sep 15, 2006

Yup... The PiperJet Is Beginning To Look Like The Real Deal

Details Start To Emerge

While the real buzz will begin at this October's 2006 NBAA Convention, Piper Boss James Bass is starting to let fly with a few choice details on their soon-to-be-officially announced "PiperJet" GA jet program.

Even after Piper's stunning Oshkosh announcement of a deal with industrial giant Honda, Bass alluded to ANN that there is still another jet in Piper's future... and this one was all theirs.

At the Malibu Mirage Owners and Pilot Association Annual get-together in Colorado Springs, CO, CEO Bass (pictured below) gave a limited presentation that seems to all but commit Piper to the development of a jet that sources say will be "positioned somewhere between a Piper Meridian and the HondaJet."

So serious is the program that Piper has reportedly started taking refundable $10K deposits prior to the release of additional details that will be unveiled in Orlando at NBAA 2006. The deposits were being taken despite the lack of release of concrete details on the airplane, though anyone that submits a deposit can apparently get their money back at NBAA if they don't like what Piper officially announces at that time.

There was also some good news for folks who need to fly something in the meantime... Piper will reportedly offer discounts against a future PiperJet purchase for those buying high-end Piper planes in the interim. The discounts offer a $50K break for those buying a Mirage and a solid $100K discount for Meridian purchasers.

One thing's for sure... the upcoming NBAA show in Orlando this October 17th-19th, is sure to be more interesting than usual. More info to come...

FMI: www.newpiper.com

Advertisement

More News

Garmin Pilot Optimizes Charts For Helicopter Operators

Eight Major Metro Areas, Gulf Of Mexico Included In First Release Garmin is rolling out a new version of Garmin Pilot for iOS, which adds a suite of features tailored to helicopter>[...]

Airborne 03.04.15: Airbus' NEW H160, Robinson Buys 1000 RR300s, NEW Bell 407GXP

Also: Inverted Flat Spin Record, Belite Aircraft Reinvents the Cub, Aspen Evolution In Demand, Screamin’ Sasquatch, New Elite HeliSim, JetBlue Pilot Update Airbus showed off >[...]

Airborne 03.03.15: AW189 Certified, Honeywell Heli Forecast, HondaJet Sim

Also: NBAA Likes PBOR II, Wipaire Viking Endorsement, R44 Update, PW Engine Ctr, Twirly Birds Its going to be a great week for rotorcraft as HAI gets it start in Orlando, Florida..>[...]

Airborne 03.03.15: AW189 Certified, Honeywell Heli Forecast, HondaJet Sim

Also: NBAA Likes PBOR II, Wipaire Viking Endorsement, R44 Update, PW Engine Ctr, Twirly Birds Its going to be a great week for rotorcraft as HAI gets it start in Orlando, Florida..>[...]

Airborne 03.04.15: Airbus' NEW H160, Robinson Buys 1000 RR300s, NEW Bell 407GXP

Also: Inverted Flat Spin Record, Belite Aircraft Reinvents the Cub, Aspen Evolution In Demand, Screamin’ Sasquatch, New Elite HeliSim, JetBlue Pilot Update Airbus showed off >[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC