VERO BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2013 – Piper Aircraft Inc. and its European dealers and sales agents will display a 2013 single-engine turboprop M-Class Meridian at this year’s EBACE, the European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, to be held May 21-23 at Geneva Palexpo and Geneva International Airport.
“This venue is truly Europe’s premier event focused on business aviation, and Piper’s M-Class aircraft offer European companies an alternative to higher cost twin-engine business aircraft,” said Piper Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Drew McEwen, who will lead Piper’s presence at the Geneva venue.
“Our European dealers will be at 2013 EBACE to meet with customers from all across the continent,” he added. “If you use an airplane for business in Europe, we want you to stop by and check out an alternative to higher fuel and operating costs.”
Piper’s European dealers and agents include:
- Piper UK Ltd.
- Winters Aviation
- Piper Netherlands
- European Aircraft Sales ApS
- Piper Generalvertretung Deutschland AG
- B & C Srl Unipersonale
- Cirrus d.o.o.
- OK Business Aircraft, s.r.o.
- JB Investments Sp z o.o.
- Global Aviation S.A.
- BAYMAP Aviation-Training-Maintenance, Ltd.
About the M-Class Meridian
The Piper Meridian is a single-engine turboprop that seats six with club-seating. It is powered by the P&WC PT6A-42A 500 shp engine and has a 260 KTAS / 482 km/h max cruise speed and a range of 1,000 nm / 1,885 km. The Meridian is equipped with the Garmin G1000 avionics suite.
About Piper Aircraft
Piper Aircraft Inc. is headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla. The company offers aviators throughout the world efficient and reliable single-engine and twin-engine aircraft. The single-engine M-Class series – the Meridian, Mirage and Matrix – offer 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, 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.