Piaggio Delivers 100th Avanti

 - November 17, 2011, 4:33 PM

Piaggio Aero Industries delivered the 100th Avanti in the U.S., the manufacturer announced on Tuesday. The centennial aircraft, S/N 1216, was delivered to Clearwater, Fla.-based fractional provider Avantair, which operates the world’s largest fleet of Avantis. With this recent delivery, Avantair now operates 57 Avantis. “Our 100th Avanti delivery in the U.S. is a major milestone for Piaggio Aero and a true validation of how well suited the Avanti is to [this] market,” said Piaggio America president John Bingham.