Piper Launches Seneca V Demo Tour from Oshkosh

From Oshkosh it will head out on a six-state tour of the Midwest and Far West United States with stops at the Reno National Championship Air Races Air Races and Show and AOPA's Summit.


VERO BEACH, Fla. - July 23, 2012 - EAA AirVenture 2012 will be the launch site for a multi-state demonstration tour for the Piper Seneca V, a twin-engine turbocharged aircraft that is larger yet less expensive to buy and operate than its nearest high-performance competitor.

"For well under a million dollars, the Seneca V gives you a turbocharged twin that has higher payload, carries more fuel, delivers better performance and efficiency, has a wider, longer cabin, and a single-engine ceiling that is higher than twins which cost $400,000 more," said Piper Head of Global Sales and Business Development Drew McEwen. "In addition, the turbo Seneca V has better takeoff and landing performance, especially from hot and high locations."

Piper will display a new Seneca V at EAA AirVenture 2012 July 22-29 in Oshkosh, Wis. From there it will head out on a six-state tour of the Midwest and Far West United States involving Piper's aircraft dealer organization with stops at the Reno National Championship Air Races Air Races and Show and AOPA's Summit.

2012 Seneca V Sales Demonstration Tour

Dates

Location

Site

July 23-29

Oshkosh, Wis.

EAA AirVenture 2012

July 30 - August 6

Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines Flying Service

September

Kansas City, Kan.

Kansas City Aviation Sales

September

Reno, Nev.

Reno Air Races

October

Boise, Idaho

Western Aircraft

October

Palm Springs, Calif.

AOPA Summit

About the Piper Seneca

Standard equipped list price with dual Garmin G600 avionics suite is $935,000. The airplane is powered by two Continental Turbocharged TSIO-360-RB engines generating 220 hp each. The configuration of multiple entry and baggage doors with the comfort of a cabin-class interior makes the Piper Seneca V the perfect business tool. The Seneca V's 3,397-pound empty weight provides for exceptional economic performance. At sea level, the Seneca 

takes off over a 50-foot obstacle in 1,707 feet. At 5,000 feet and 25 degrees Celsius, the Seneca only requires 2,435 feet. Maximum payload is 1,082 pounds. Thousands of Piper Senecas are in operation worldwide providing safe, reliable business travel.

About Piper Aircraft

Piper Aircraft, Inc. is headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida. A global force in aviation, Piper is an investment of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Brunei. The company offers efficient single-engine and twin-engine trainer, personal and business aircraft. With economical acquisition and operating costs, Piper airplanes deliver the best value available today and into the future. Piper is a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.

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