April 9/ 2014: Piper and Continental Obtain EASA STC for Diesel-Powered Archers
Piper Aircraft and Continental Motors Group have collaborated to obtain an EASA STC for Piper Archer aircraft powered by the Centurion 2.0S diesel engine.
The prototype aircraft, which was test flown to obtain EASA approval, is on display at Piper’s Halle A4-121 exhibit April 9-12 during Aero Friedrichshafen in Germany, the global show for general aviation.
Following the exhibition, the Centurion-powered Piper Archer will begin a marketing and demonstration tour throughout Europe, including Germany, Spain, France, Italy and the United Kingdom.
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