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With two- and four-seat versions, the family will range from ultralight and type-certified models to an electric-powered variant.
The design was refined to meet anticipated EASA regulations and to provide more horsepower.
Plans call to bring the aircraft to market next year as the company is scaling up production and growing employment.
Chinese Academy of Engineering highlights economic importance of growing general aviation.
New light single VRT500 coaxial model could be in production by 2021
Polish single engine personal jet flies six years after first announced
Honeywell intertial measurement based AHRS will fly on Volocopter eVTOL later this year
Alphabet's Wing unit rolls out drone to home delivery service in Canberra
Piper also is seeing growth in European market with a new dealer in France, Flying Smart, and EASA validation of the Garmin G1000 NXi avionics on the M500.
Initial survey results show flight schools and flying clubs log the most flying hours, while 10 percent of aircraft are registered in a different nation.