Piper Aircraft Set To Start European M600/SLS Shipments

 - May 10, 2021, 12:06 PM
With EASA approval in hand, Piper Aircraft expects to start European deliveries of its M600/SLS with the Halo safety system in June 2021. (Photo: Chad Trautvetter/AIN)

Piper Aircraft recently received EASA approval for its M600/SLS Halo safety system, which includes Garmin Autoland. This follows FAA certification of the Halo safety system in Piper’s turboprop single last May. The first M600/SLS delivery under the European aircraft registry is expected next month, according to Vero Beach, Florida-based Piper.

“European certification is a key milestone for the M600/SLS, which has garnered substantial interest with the Garmin Autoland system, said Piper v-p of sales, marketing, and customer support Ron Gunnarson. “Our customers are looking for the value proposition available in the M600/SLS, as well as the peace of mind that comes with Halo and the Garmin Autoland system.”

As the Covid-19 pandemic wanes, Piper Aircraft plans to launch a European M600/SLS demo tour later this summer, visiting all Piper dealer partners and key markets in the region. To date, Piper has delivered nearly 70 Garmin Autoland-equipped M600s in the U.S. market.