Piper Aircraft this morning announced an order for 35 single- and twin-engine trainers from CAE Oxford Aviation Academy, the world’s largest ab initio pilot training organization.
The sale includes firm orders for 22 single-engine Archer TX trainers and 13 twin-engine Seminoles. Deliveries will start later this spring, with 27 of the airplanes headed to CAE Oxford’s flight school in Phoenix and the other eight going to the school’s location in Oxford, England.
CAE Oxford Aviation Academy has the capacity to train more than 2,000 cadets per year across 11 flight schools on five continents. Training locations include Australia, Belgium, Cameroon, Hong Kong, India, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.
09/04/13 Stephen Pope/Flying