Embry-Riddle adds Arrow trainers to fleet

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft will begin delivering the first of five new Piper Arrow pilot training aircraft to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Fla. campus.

“The five Piper Arrows join the Embry-Riddle learning fleet of more than 60 pilot training aircraft,” said Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University President and CEO Dr. John P. Johnson. “The single-engine Piper Arrow fits nicely into our training fleet, as it provides a seamless transition for students to more complex training aircraft.”

“Piper Aircraft is thrilled that the prestigious and leading aviation education institution Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has selected our company to provide this new fleet of five Piper Arrow pilot training aircraft,” said Piper President and CEO Simon Caldecott. “Embry-Riddle adeptly prepares students for productive aviation careers.”

ArrowThe Piper Arrow is powered by a 200-hp Lycoming piston engine and cruises at speeds in excess of 137 ktas. It features the Garmin G500 glass avionics suite.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest and fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is an independent, nonprofit institution offering more than 60 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., Prescott, Ariz., and through its Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies.

For more information: EmbryRiddle.edu, Piper.com 

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