A USA leading flight school yesterday received delivery of six new Piper Archer TXs and renewed a 100-aircraft order with Piper Aircraft, Inc. ATP operates the largest fleet of 402 flight training aircraft, the majority of which are Pipers
Amidst the current covid-19 pandemic crisis facing aviation sector, ATP is certain that industry will recover, it is estimated that within the next 20 years, there will be 80,000 pilot retirements, excluding those who opt for early retirement. Hence the need to invest on their students with the best flying fleet.
Michael Arnold, Director of Marketing, ATP Flight School said:
“Anticipated airline pilot demand exceeds the current capabilities of the flight training industry,” “ATP continues to invest in our graduates’ careers with the best flight training fleet in the industry.”
“ATP continues to expand as one of the largest private training organizations in the United States. It is currently operating from six locations and looking forward to establish five new locations by the end of 2020. ATP’s 400-plus aircraft fly 350,000 hours annually to provide over 8,800 FAA pilot certificates each year.
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