Piper PA-47 PiperJet
Aircraft PA-47 Piper Jet relate to the business aviation and is a small-sized aircraft. The manufacturer of this model - the company NewPiperAircraft. The base for the design took Piper Meridian. The first announcement of the project arose in October 2006 exhibition NBAA. The aircraft presented in September 2008 exhibition JetExpo. A first test flight made in July 2008.
Piper PA-47 PiperJet photo salon
PiperJet stands out among other VLJ. When designing a particularly light jets, aircraft designers prefer to supply them with two motors. Experience shows that the use of so much safer and more reliable. But also more expensive. The company NewPiperAircraft went their own way, offer a variant with single-engine jet. The challenge before the designers were very difficult - to reduce costs and maintenance costs.
The announced price PiperJet, which is designed for five passengers - 2,2 million. The market just does VLJ cheaper modestEclipse 500.
Piper Jet has a single turbofan engine, which is mounted on the tail, and it is a guarantee of security in the destruction. Modern avionics system takes on board the aircraft in place. Jet has very small dimensions: length - 10,29m, and height - 5,03m.
The salon has comfortable seats that provide the comfort of the passengers during the flight. Airplane calculated ideally on six passengers, but, if necessary, can accommodate and 7 when changing configuration.
Piper PA-47 PiperJet cockpit
Despite the affordable price, PiperJet a dressing room - it's really a luxury for particularly light jets, with each additional centimeter of interior - a special achievement. Who among the producers of rolled real "toilet war". Small aircraft are not equipped with toilet, only in the United States perform annually several thousand unscheduled landings because the sudden "itch" passenger. The first VLJ designed without considering this statistic. They are, at best, provided for a toilet, which is disguised as a spare seat in the tail cabin. Separated from the main compartment curtain literally. How to use it in flight, it is difficult to imagine.
Piper Jet plans to certify to control with a single pilot.
The characteristics of the aircraft PiperJet:
Cruising speed: 667km / hour
The greatest number of passengers: 6-7
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