Russia awards type certificate for Piaggio Avanti


Certificates announced at Jet Expo 2011 in Moscow

Piaggio Aero has announced at Jet Expo 2011 that its
Avanti II has received both type and production certificates, from the Russian
aviation authority, the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC). The Avanti II can
now be legally registered and operated throughout the Russian Federation.

“We are really happy to have achieved Russian
certification for the P.180 Avanti II aircraft on schedule, after the launch of
our product into the Russian Market last year. This now opens the way for our
first aircraft deliveries in the Russian Federation,”
said Alberto Galassi, Piaggio Aero chief executive officer. “Piaggio Aero is fully committed to making
quality products available around the world and, the Russian Federation represents a
high potential market for the P.180 Avanti II in both its executive and also
special mission versions.”

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