Vero Beach, Fla. -- Piper Aircraft Inc. will provide Jeppesen flight data to purchasers of new Piper airplanes, effective immediately. The flight data will simplify access to flight information for Piper aviators.
Delivery of new Pipers will include Jeppesen NavData® and digital charts onboard and ready for use in flight. New owners of Piper aircraft equipped with Garmin G1000 avionics will receive a PilotPak data bundle that also includes supplemental databases, including obstacle, terrain, SafeTaxi and airport diagrams, in addition to Jeppesen navigation data.
"Having Jeppesen flight data onboard at the time of new aircraft delivery eliminates a step in the flight preparation process and enhances the overall customer experience," said Piper Vice President of Sales and Marketing Drew McEwen. "This data service provides trusted flight information that is packaged for the specific needs of pilots as they take to the skies in their newly purchased Piper airplane."
Jeppesen flight data will now be provided with the purchase of Piper Meridian, Mirage, Matrix, Seneca V, Seminole, Arrow, Archer LX and Archer TX models equipped with Garmin G1000 and G500 avionics and Chartview® functionality.
"We are dedicated to serving the needs of the dynamic general aviation industry and teaming with Piper Aircraft to provide onboard digital flight data offers added value to the aircraft purchase process that pilots will appreciate," said David Wright, director, Jeppesen General Aviation Client Management. "This turn-key experience simplifies the flight information acquisition and revision process and pilots are able to fly sooner, with trusted Jeppesen data already onboard."
Jeppesen NavData is developed from a comprehensive aviation database, which is composed of more than one million records. To ensure accuracy, Jeppesen flight information analysts edit and verify approximately 150,000 database transactions generated from worldwide aviation data source documents during every 28-day revision cycle.
For more than 75 years, Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air and sea operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. Boeing offers the industry's largest portfolio of services, support and solutions, collectively known as the Boeing Edge, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance - intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.
For more information on the navigation, operations, training and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, visit www.jeppesen.com.
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.