Following an initial order for 100 Archer TXs from Piper Aircraft in April 2013 – which is due to be fulfilled by October 2018 – ATP Flight School has announced the signing of a second 100 Archer TX order.
The second order for 100 Archer TXs will bring ATP Flight School's fleet to over 400 aircraft, increasing the school's training capacity to solve the U.S. pilot shortage. ATP Flight School is the largest Piper fleet operator in the world.
“We are delighted with ATP’s continued confidence in Piper Aircraft and our trainer products. Their consistent pace of aircraft orders and deliveries is a testament to the training equipment that we manufacture but also an indication of the growing demand for pilots and the resulting increase in pilot training activity,” said President and CEO of Piper Aircraft, Simon Caldecott.
ATP Flight School celebrated the delivery of its 300th aircraft in September 2017.