A highly regarded Florida shop takes 40-year-old Pipers and turns them into dream planes. Here's how it makes the magic happen.
When Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Premier Aircraft Sales introduced its Premier Edition Piper Dakota in late 2017, the company was understandably curious to see how the market would respond. In theory, there would be great interest. The idea was compelling: By taking low-time PA-28-235 airframes and performing an extensive restoration, Premier could offer buyers an airplane more »
While it may seem like Déjà vu all over again, Premier’s “have it your way” approach to converting 172s to Jet A may finally get the shift to diesel power off the ground.
It’s not like there aren’t already options on the market for Cessna 172 owner/operators who want all the Skyhawk’s pilot-friendly familiarity with the added benefit of a fuel/money-saving diesel power plant.