OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Piper Aircraft hostde a special group of students and their teacher from Appleton, Wis., Thursday, July 31, during AirVenture Oshkosh 2014.
A number of years ago, Woodland Elementary School fifth grade teacher Eric Vander Loop’s teacher’s aide shared that his mother had been diagnosed with cancer. Vander Loop saw an opportunity to help while teaching his students about kindness to strangers.
Since then, students at the school district in Appleton have raised more than $120,000 for cancer research, a compassionate outcome that earned Vander Loop a recent opportunity to represent the Milwaukee Brewers during the All-Star game as one of 30 winners of People magazine and Major League Baseball’s All-Star Teachers campaign presented by Target. The students that began the program in fifth grade are high school juniors today.
Professional Pilots Inc. recently received FAA STC approval for Hartzell’s new “Scimitar” propeller on the Piper Cherokee 235 and Dakota.
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.
Piper Aircraft has taken orders for three twin-engine piston-powered Training Class Piper Seminole aircraft from the UND Aerospace Foundation, which provides training and aircraft for the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received Type Certificate validation from the European Aviation Safety Agency to incorporate the Garmin G1000 avionics suite into new twin-engine Piper Seminole aircraft models.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft reports it achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and new airplane deliveries for 2013.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft and its new aircraft dealers will exhibit a cabin mockup of the company’s Meridian (pictured) at the 2014 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo, Jan. 24-27, in New Orleans.