Vero Beach, Fla., July 22, 2013 - Piper Aircraft Inc. will display a number of exceptional aircraft during 2013 AirVenture Oshkosh, July 29 - Aug. 4. Included in the Piper static exhibit, booth numbers 140-145 and 156-161, will be the Team Chambliss Piper Meridian, a milestone 800th Piper Mirage, two G1000 equipped Piper Twin Class aircraft and a special Piper Archer powered by 93 octane AutoGas.
Team Chambliss Piper Meridian
Piper Aircraft Inc. and Red Bull Team Chambliss will display Team Chambliss' company transport support airplane, a Piper Meridian, along with Kirby Chambliss' aerobatic Edge 540, one of the flight attractions at Oshkosh. The aircraft will be at Piper's exhibit beginning Wed. July 31. Chambliss will be at the Piper exhibit to sign autographs and talk to fans from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday and from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Friday. Also on display will be a cabin mockup of the Piper Meridian's latest interior.
800th Piper Mirage
At AirVenture Piper will deliver and display the company's milestone
800th M-Class single-engine pressurized Piper Mirage. The airplane will be delivered to Muncie Aviation, Piper's dealer for new aircraft, serving Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and southern Illinois.
G100 equipped Piper Twin Class Aircraft
Also on display will be Piper's latest G1000 equipped Seneca V and Seminole aircraft. Both models received their G1000 Type Certificates this year. Garmin's G1000 is a seamlessly integrated all-glass avionics suite that makes flight information easier to scan and process.
Piper Archer 93UL
Piper is displaying a Piper Archer powered by 93 octane unleaded automobile gas. Piper worked with Airworthy AutoGas LLC, Phoenix, Ariz., to prove the concept in a test flight regime conducted from the company's Vero Beach manufacturing campus.
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 Seminole and Seneca V balance proven performance, efficiency and simplicity in twin-engine aircraft. The Trainer Class Archer TX, Arrow, Seneca V and Seminole 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.