Paragon Flight Training says it has taken conveyance of the first of its 10 Piper P100i airplane in January.
The honor winning flight school, situated in Fort Myers, Florida, and based at Page Field (KFMY), is arranging a five-year armada modernization, beginning with the 10 Pipers that have been conveyed.
The school likewise plans to buy 40 extra Piper airplane throughout the following five years. The declaration was made Wednesday by Paragon Flight president and proprietor, Christopher Schoensee.
“It’s energizing to see our development designs further unfurl with the expansion of this lovely Piper airplane, which we are certain is the preparation airplane of the future,” Schoensee said in a proclamation. “It follows our notable in January for an extended 9,000-square-foot learning focus on Page Field and carries us one airplane nearer to our objective of significantly increasing our present armada with the extra acquisition of up to 50 Piper airplane before the finish of 2027.
“Our organization with Piper, starting with this first airplane buy, addresses an achievement throughout the entire existence of Paragon Flight.”
The school will zero in on a preparation stage that utilizes the Piper P100i, another model of the Piper PA-28 Archer. The Archer has been utilized to prepare pilots for over 30 years, as a component of the long-running PA-28 series. “Flute player Aircraft is pleased to work with Paragon Flight as they grow their pilot preparing program,” John Calcagno, Piper Aircraft president and CEO, said in an explanation. “The expansion of the Pilot 100i to the Paragon preparing educational program will assist with empowering them to give a practical preparation arrangement while attempting to develop a thoroughly prepared pilot pipeline for the carrier business.”