VERO BEACH, Fla., - March 16, 2016 - Piper Aircraft, Inc. has chosen Legacy Flight Training as the official training provider for the M600 aircraft.
Under the new agreement, Legacy will provide pilot and maintenance training for the Piper M600, the newest member of the M-Class family, which product was publicly announced in May of 2015.
"The selection process was highly competitive and Legacy's customer-focused approach, technological leadership and factory located training center are what set them apart. We will be ready for customers with a complete training program, including the deployment of a full motion flight training device, to support entry-into-service of the M600 later this year," said Drew McEwen, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Piper Aircraft.
The pinnacle of the esteemed M-Class line, the M600 is named for the 600 shaft horsepower for which it is capable. With all new Garmin G3000 touchscreen panels in an evolved configuration, as well the addition of several advanced safety features in the cockpit, the M600 warrants a standard of training all its own.
About the Piper M600
The newest edition to Piper's M-class family, the M600 is a single-engine turboprop that seats six with club seating. It is powered by the Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42A 600shp engine, sports a 274 ktas / 482 km/h max cruise speed, and has a range of up to 1,441 nm / 1,852 km. The aircraft features a well-appointed, luxurious interior available in three color palettes. Equipped with the Garmin G3000 avionics suite and the most advanced safety features available in any single-engine turbo prop, the M600 is a dynamic personal aircraft and powerful business tool.
About Piper Aircraft
Headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla., Piper Aircraft, Inc. offers aviators throughout the world efficient and reliable single- and twin-engine aircraft. The single-engine M-Class series - the M600, M500, M350, and Matrix - offers businesses and individuals elegant performance and value. The Twin Class Seneca V and Seminole balance proven performance, efficiency, and simplicity in twin-engine aircraft. The Trainer Class Archer TX/LX, Archer DX, Arrow, Seminole and Seneca V aircraft form the most complete technically-advanced line of pilot training aircraft in the world. All Piper airplanes feature advanced Garmin avionics in the cockpit. Piper is a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
About Legacy Flight Training
Established to provide the owner and operator of Piper aircraft with the highest quality simulator and flight training, Legacy Flight Training LLC is committed to innovative technology. For more than six years, Legacy has provided knowledgeable, experienced instructors for initial and recurrent training. With courses and simulators to support the entire line of Piper aircraft, Legacy Flight Training is conveniently located in beautiful Vero Beach, Florida, adjacent to the Piper factory.
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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