Piaggio Aero Industries is an EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) approved aircraft design and production organization. Piaggio Aero Industries is managing the complete aircraft life cycle from pre-design, design, certification, production and also the after sales support as aircraft repairs and spare parts.
Presently Piaggio manufactures the P180 Avanti II, the Company flagship product, a twinengine, turboprop executive aircraft powered by two pusher turboprop. The P180 is the fastest turboprop in production, which has been delivered more than 200 worldwide. The workforce is today of 1300 people with a 2011 turnover of 160 Million Euro in which 24.5%
is invested in the R&D activities.
Piaggio has a department (named Piaggio High Technology ) dedicated to the research only, involved on both industrial and scientific activities.
Piaggio sites are Genoa - Head Office & aircraft assembly; Finale Ligure – Aircraft‘s parts production & Design Office; Naples – Design Office and PHT department (research capabilities).