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Piper M500

Cabin Class | Single Engine | Pressurized Turboprop

 

Sleek and sexy without sacrificing safety, the M500 is the profile of perfection. This single-engine turboprop, with the latest in Garmin Safety Technology, remains a study in priorities. Six-place seating and a pressurized cabin comfortably accommodate passengers, prioritizing precious assets, while the 500 SHP Pratt & Whitney PT6-42A turbine satisfies the most discerning pilot by providing adrenaline-inducing, powerful performance and unmatched reliability. Like its Meridian predecessors before, the M500 is a celebrated crowd-pleaser and still the best value in its class.

Specifications

  • Propeller
    Hartzel 4-Blade
    Constant Speed | Full-Feathering | Reversible
  • Fuel Capacity
    Useable: 170 US Gal | 644 Liters
  • Engine
    Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42A
    Flat Rated Horsepower at 500 shp
  • Dimensions
    Wingspan: 43 ft | 13.2 m
    Height: 11.3 ft | 3.4 m
    Length: 29.7 ft | 9.1 m

Interior Design

 

Comfort, Stepped Up

As you step up the airstair door entrance into the spacious M500, you will be greeted with cabin-class seats featuring hand-selected leather, tanned in Italy. These natural leather seats offer not only luxury but flexibility. With adjustable backrests and the ability to fold down, even more cabin space can be created for your passengers or luggage. Passengers have easy access to the interior baggage compartment and amenities such as the two 110-volt outlets. Situated around the cabin, you can also find the standard individual cup holders, reading lights, air vents, and a built-in work table. LED accent strip lighting fills the cabin in warm light. All of these attributes work collectively to make any business or personal flight as comfortable as possible for pilots and passengers alike.

Exterior Design

 

Double Takes are Permitted

The M500 exterior styling offers a two-tone scheme in Axalta Imron polyurethane paint with a choice of metallic or non-metallic colors. Registration numbers are color-coordinated. Custom paint schemes are quoted upon request.

Avionics

  • GARMIN G1000 NXi AVIONICS SUITE with GFC 700 AutoPilot and Enhanced AFCS Enablement
  • GMC 710 AP Controller and Yaw Damper System
  • GCU 476 Keypad
  • Garmin GI-275 Standby
  • GMA-350C Digital Audio Panel
  • GTX 345R Transponder (ADS-B IN & OUT)
  • GWX 75 Weather Radar
  • FIKI – Flight Into Known Icing
  • Garmin FliteCharts
  • Garmin SafeTaxi
  • Bose A20 Headsets (2)
  • USB Charging Ports
  • Integrated Digital Cabin Pressurization System
  • Optional Equipment

    • SurfaceWatch
    • GWX 75 Weather Radar Enhancement (Ground Clutter Suppression and Turbulence Detection)
    • Jeppesen ChartView
    • SVT – Garmin Synthetic Vision
    • TAWS-B (Terrain Awareness and Warning System)
    • Flight Stream 510 with Connext (Incl. 1 year subscription to Garmin Pilot)
    • GDL 69A SXM Satellite Radio / Weather (Incl. 3-month trial subscription)
    • GSR 56 Iridium Transceiver
    • L3 WX-500 Stormscope
    • GTS 825 Traffic Advisory System
    • GTX 335 Second Digital Transponder
    • GTX 345D Diversity Transponder & GTX 335 Digital Transponder
    • Becker ADF 3500
    • BendixKing KN 63 Remote DME
    • 110 volt AC Power Outlet
    • Lee AeroSpace CoolView Windows
    • Hartzell 5-Blade Composite Propeller
    • AMSAFE: AmSafe Seatbelts – Pilot and Co-Pilot Positions
    • United Kingdom Lighting Package
    • RVSM – Aftermarket Installation

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    Alexander Kuzmanovic

    Piper Regional Aircraft Sales Manager Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii
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    Piper Regional Aircraft Sales Manager Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii
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    Alexander Kuzmanovic became a Regional Aircraft Sales Manager with Cutter Aircraft Sales in 2009, previously holding the position of Manager of Aircraft Management & Charter Sales. He was also responsible for pre-owned piston and pre-owned turbine aircraft sales. With a strong background in Aviation, Alexander was previously a Regional Sales Director for Hawker Beechcraft representing Northern California & the Pacific Northwest prior to coming aboard the Cutter Aviation team.

    In 2011 Cutter Aircraft Sales expanded to Carlsbad, CA and established Cutter Piper Sales, the Piper Aircraft dealership for Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii at McClellan-Palomar Airport (CRQ). Alexander relocated to the new offices at that time and additionally became a Regional Sales Manager for Cutter Piper Sales. He is responsible for the sale of new & pre-owned Piper aircraft.

    A native of Chicago, IL, Alexander is a graduate of the prestigious United States Air Force Academy and holds an FAA Certified Flight Instructor License with Instrument and Multi-Engine Instructor Ratings and also holds a Commercial Glider license.

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    Larry Johnson

    Piper Regional Aircraft Sales Manager, Texas
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    Piper Regional Aircraft Sales Manager, Texas
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    A native Texan, Larry spent countless hours looking up at the skies as aircraft and clouds passed overhead. Inspired at an early age by John Glenn, the first U.S. Astronaut to orbit the Earth, Larry became excited by the future of aviation and space travel and set in motion the steps required to fly and become an astronaut and reach his goal of flight. Joining the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) at age fourteen, Larry passionately served in the CAP through his teenage years. At the age of sixteen he was selected for a solo flight training program offered by the CAP and upon completion of that program, he won an appointment to Private Pilot training the very next year and enthusiastically completed it before graduating from High School.

    Upon graduation, Larry enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as an electronics technician. Upon completion of his military duty, Larry entered the private sector as an electronic equipment technician and later became a salesperson for home security systems for a major company in Houston, TX. In this role, he found the opportunity to sell professionally to be enjoyable one and it would influence his career from then on as he developed a passion for professional sales. After several years of success and professional training in security system sales, Larry made the move to combine his two passions, selling and flying, as part of a new direction in his career.

    Seeking an opportunity to sell within the aviation industry, Larry appealed to aircraft companies in the Houston area in the late 1970’s, getting his start in 1977 when hired by Houston Piper. Larry found solid success selling new Piper Aircraft in his “niche” for the company and also sold for Montgomery County Piper in Conroe, TX over the next five years. When the “Oil Bust” of the early 1980’s brought the U.S. Economy to a low-point in 1982, Larry found an opportunity within the turmoil as an independent consultant for banks and finance companies, applying his specialized expertise in aviation and aircraft sales to work out distressed aircraft loans for clients. The unique opportunity afforded Larry the ability to significantly broaden his aviation knowledge base to cover aircraft ranging from small private aircraft up to large corporate jets.

    In 1996 Larry was recruited by Cutter Aviation to join the aircraft sales team in Texas for both new and pre-owned aircraft. Becoming the Piper Aircraft Regional Sales Manager for Texas Piper in the Northern part of Texas that year, he relocated to Dallas, TX and continues in that position today. Larry is based in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area at Cutter Aviation Dallas-Addison (ADS).

    Larry is approaching 9,000 hours of total flight time that encompasses a wide range of flight conditions and a sizable variety of aircraft. Larry is the father of four children and is a proud grandfather of five wonderful grandchildren. He now lives in the North Dallas suburb of McKinney, TX, very close to Cutter Aviation’s Service, Sales and Charter facility at Addison Municipal Airport (ADS) and the growing population of current and potential pilots, individual entrepreneurs, startups and established businesses that are beginning to embrace the benefits of General Aviation.

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