Type (Muster) Single-engine light business jet (leichter einstrahliger Geschäftsreisejet)
The New Piper Aircraft, Inc.
2926 Piper Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: +1 (772) 567-4361
Fax: +1 (772) 978-6592
Internet : www.newpiper.com
General (Allgemeine Angaben)
Crew (Besatzung): 1
Passengers (Passagiere): 5 to 6. There is a club seating arrangement in the main cabin, plus on seat beside the pilot plus an options side-facing seat opposite the entrance door.
Power plant (Antrieb): 1 x turbofan with FADEC. Model not yet known, but Williams FJ44 is tipped as likely choice.
Thrust (Schub): around 10,6 kN
Length (Länge): 10,29 m
Height (Höhe): 5,03 m
Span (Spannweite): 13,59 m
Cabin volume (Kabinenraumvolumen): 8,3 cu m
Fuel (Kraftstoff): around 360 kg
Payload with max. fuel (Nutzlast bei max. Kraftstoff): 363 kg
Max. cruise speed (max. Reisegeschwindigkeit): 666 km/h (360 kts)
Operating altitude (Reiseflughöhe): 10670 m (35000 ft)
Range (Reichweite): 2408 km (1300 NM)
At the time of the announcement in October 2006, Piper quoted a price of 2,199 million US-Dollars (with CPI-W escalator clause).
During NBAA 2006 at Orlando, Piper said it had received over 20 orders for the jet.
Piper is promoting its PiperJet as a “clean-sheet design” with optimum cost efficiency and state-of-the-art safety measures. Among the features are:
- all-metal airframe, with wing spar located beneath the cabin floor. It resembles the Meridian fuselage.
- advanced cockpit with next-generation avionics