Piper Aircraft Inc. delivered 14 new aircraft during December to Qatar Aeronautical College, a leading Arabic Gulf provider of airline pilot training. The fleet sale consists of four Piper Seneca Vs and 10 Piper Archer IIIs.
Qatar Aeronautical College´s Pilot Training Division is updating its current fleet, which consists of a number of Piper training aircraft. The college´s training campus is in Ras Abu Aboud near Doha International Airport, in the capital city of Qatar.
While both organizations are not disclosing the fleet purchase price, retail value of four new Piper Seneca Vs and 10 new Archer IIIs totals about 6.7 million. In addition, Qatar Aeronautical College ordered its new fleet with advanced Garmin avionics. The Seneca V trainers have 4-screen dual G600 systems and the Archers have 4-screen dual G500 systems.