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Piper J-3 Cub / O-59 / L-4 Grasshopper Piper J-3 Cub / O-59 / L-4 Grasshopper

1937

C. Gilbert Taylor and his brother had first established the Taylor Brothers Aviation Corporation in ...

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To compete with the expanding range of lightplanes offered by other aircraft manufacturers, Piper produced ...

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Piper J-4 Cub Coupe

1938

Piper J-4 Cub Coupe

Piper J-5 Cruiser Piper J-5 Cruiser

1940

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After the end of World War II the demand for civil lightplanes seemed for a ...

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Piper PA-11 Cub Special

1945

Piper PA-11 Cub Special

Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser

1945

With the end of World War II in sight, Piper made preparations for large-scale production ...

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The only prototype built flew for the first time in 1945.

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Piper PA-7 Sky Coupe

1945

Piper PA-7 Sky Coupe

Piper PA-14 Family Cruiser Piper PA-14 Family Cruiser

1947

Despite the fact that Piper had developed the PA-12 Super Cruiser as a three-seat ...

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The first flush of sales success which followed the end of World War II was ...

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Piper PA-15 / PA-16 / PA-17 Vagabond

1947

Piper PA-15 / PA-16 / PA-17 Vagabond

Piper PA-6 Sky Sedan Piper PA-6 Sky Sedan

1947

The prototype flew in 1947. Market decline forced cancellation. One built.

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The only prototype flew in 1947. Destroyed in a fire in 1948.

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Piper PA-8 Sky Cycle

1947

Piper PA-8 Sky Cycle

Piper PA-18 Super Cub / L-18 / L-21 / U-7 Piper PA-18 Super Cub / L-18 / L-21 / U-7

1949

Certainly the most famous product of the Piper Company, the original version of the Piper ...

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Under the designation Piper PA-20 Pacer, the company began production in 1950 of an updated version ...

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Piper PA-20 Pacer

1950

Piper PA-20 Pacer

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer

1951

In 1951 Piper introduced its Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer, basically a version of the PA-20 ...

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On 2 March 1952 Piper flew the prototype of a new twin-engine aircraft which it ...

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Piper PA-23 Apache / Aztec

1952

Piper PA-23 Apache / Aztec

Piper PA-24 Comanche Piper PA-24 Comanche

1956

On 24 May 1956 Piper flew the prototype of a new single-engine four-seat cabin monoplane ...

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The rapid expansion of Piper's operations in the 1950s meant that new facilities were soon ...

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Piper PA-25 Pawnee

1957

Piper PA-25 Pawnee

Piper PA-28 Cherokee Piper PA-28 Cherokee

1960

It is unlikely that when Piper first flew the prototype of the four-seat Piper PA-28-150 ...

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When the decision was made to end production of the Piper PA-23 Apache, the ...

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Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche

1963

Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche

Piper PA-32-260-6 Cherokee Six Piper PA-32-260-6 Cherokee Six

1963

On 6 December 1963 Piper flew the prototype of a six-seat version of the PA-28 ...

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On 30 September 1964 Piper flew the prototype of a new twin-engine executive aircraft which ...

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Piper PA-31 Navajo

1964

Piper PA-31 Navajo

Piper PA-48 Enforcer Piper PA-48 Enforcer

1971

The Piper PA-48 Enforcer is a turboprop-powered light close air support/ ground attack aircraft. It ...

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For 1972 Piper introduced the six/seven-seat Piper PA-34 Seneca which, basically, was a twin-engine version ...

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Piper PA-34 Seneca

1972

Piper PA-34 Seneca

Piper PA-36 Pawnee Brave Piper PA-36 Pawnee Brave

1972

Piper announced in 1972 a completely new version of the PA-25 Pawnee agricultural aircraft ...

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A significant advance in the Navajo family came on 22 October 1973 when Piper flew ...

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Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II / T-1020 / T-1040

1973

Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II / T-1020 / T-1040

Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk

1977

Following certification on 20 December 1977, Piper introduced for 1978 a completely new two-seat trainer/utility ...

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On 21 February 1978 Piper announced a new low-cost twin-engined four-seat cabin monoplane designated Piper ...

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Piper PA-44-180 Seminole

1978

Piper PA-44-180 Seminole

Piper PA-42 Cheyenne III / Cheyenne IV / Cheyenne 400LS Piper PA-42 Cheyenne III / Cheyenne IV / Cheyenne 400LS

1980

On 30 June 1980 Piper began production deliveries of a new version of the read more ...


Piper announced in late 1982 the intention to introduce in late 1983 a new aircraft ...

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Piper PA-46 Malibu

1983

Piper PA-46 Malibu

Piper PA-47 PiperJet Piper PA-47 PiperJet

2008

The PiperJet was announced in October 2006, as a competitor to the twin-engined Eclipse 500 ...

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