Piper M700 Fury: A New Era in Turboprop Aviation

Piper M700 FURY

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has recently celebrated a landmark achievement with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s type certification of their innovative flagship aircraft, the Piper M700 FURY. This pivotal certification, obtained on February 29, 2024, is a testament to Piper’s dedication to advancement, coming shortly after the aircraft’s grand debut on February 6, 2024.

Introducing the M700 Fury at Vero Beach, FL, marks a transformative moment for Piper Aircraft, Inc. Elevating the PA46 line to new heights, this high-performance, single-engine turboprop stands out. Merging unrivaled power with cutting-edge innovation and sophistication, the M700 Fury is set to redefine the realm of private flying.

So, in the near future, Monarch Air Group is ready to take its charter services to new heights by adding the Piper M700 Fury to the list of aircraft available for charter. Let’s look closer at the features of the M700 Fury, a pinnacle of aeronautical engineering and luxury.

M700 Fury Performance

The Piper M700 Fury introduces an improved takeoff performance that sets it apart from its predecessor, the M600SLS. With a takeoff distance of just 1,994 feet, significantly less than the M600’s 2,635 feet, the M700 showcases remarkable efficiency from the runway. This is a testament to its advanced engineering, tailored to meet the rigorous demands of modern aviators.

Superior Climb Capabilities

The M700 Fury makes climbing to new heights more efficient. The aircraft boasts a rapid climb rate of 2,048 feet per minute, marking a 32% enhancement over the M600. It reaches FL250 in just 13.9 minutes, a 34% improvement while being more fuel-efficient, using 25% less fuel than its predecessor. These figures highlight the M700’s capability to reach cruising altitude swiftly and economically.

Advanced Cruise Performance

At the heart of the M700 Fury’s impressive performance is its maximum cruise speed, now elevated to 301 knots true airspeed (ktas) – a significant leap from the M600’s 274 ktas. This makes the M700 the fastest single-engine aircraft in Piper’s history. Despite the increased speed, the M700 maintains a commendable range of 1,149 nautical miles at maximum cruise speed.

Refined Landing Abilities

Landing the M700 Fury is as remarkable as its takeoff, with a reduced landing distance of 1,968 feet compared to the M600’s 2,659 feet. This improvement is achieved without using prop reverse, relying solely on beta. Piper’s engineers have meticulously refined the aircraft’s landing capabilities, ensuring a smooth and safe descent for every journey.

Luxurious Interior

Customers can select from six new interior schemes to personalize the Piper M700 Fury to mirror their distinctive style with a range of handcrafted customization options and exclusive paint designs. They can choose from various interior color palettes, tailor specific design elements like stitching and embroidery to their taste, and select from an array of premium leathers in solid or two-tone options. Enhanced veneer and trim choices further contribute to the aircraft’s sophisticated ambiance.

Purchase Price

Reflecting its advancements and value over the M600, the M700 Fury has a base price of $4.1 million. The price for a typically equipped version is estimated at $4.3 million. This pricing is indicative of the M700 Fury’s position as a high-end, efficient, and advanced aircraft in the private aviation market.

The Piper M700 Fury is on track to receive FAA certification by the end of the first quarter 2024, with deliveries commencing shortly after. Certifications for international markets, including Canada, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and Brazil, are expected to be completed in the latter half of 2024. This timeline sets the stage for global deliveries of this groundbreaking aircraft to commence before the year’s end.