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Piper offers diesel Archer DX

written by australianaviation.com.au | April 11, 2014
Piper will offer the Archer DX from early 2015. (Piper Aircraft)
Piper will offer the Archer DX from early 2015. (Piper Aircraft)

Piper Aircraft and the Continental Motors Group have announced they have been granted a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate for a Centurion 2.0S diesel engine-powered Piper Archer.

Ground and flight tests on an Archer powered by the Technify Motors GmbH Centurion 2.0S 155hp (115kW) Jet-A compression ignition engine were conducted at Technify’s facility in Altenburg, Germany. The Centurion 2.0S engine is certified to use both Jet-A and diesel fuel and with the two fuels in any mixture ratio.

First deliveries of the Archer DX are scheduled for the first quarter of 2015.

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