The Ferrari of the skies, the Piaggio 180 cruises over the Caribbean at speeds more than 402 knots. And it’s comfortable and quiet too!
by LLI Staff
The Piaggio P. 180 Avanti II is a category of luxury that combines the speed of a jet with the fuel efficiency of a turboprop. The combination of engineering and Italian futuristic design produces an aircraft that remains the fastest, quietest, most luxurious and environmentally-friendly aircraft in private aviation.
World’s Fastest Turbo Prop: The Piaggio P. 180 Avanti IIAs the world’s fastest turboprop aircraft, the Piaggio P. 180 Avanti II has the speed of most light cabin jets, while offering the cabin of a super mid-size aircraft. Cruising at speeds more than 402 kts, the P. 180 travels quicker and quieter than most light class aircrafts yet has a fraction of the fuel consumption. Requiring approximately 33 percent less fuel than most business jets and nearly 25 percent less than most efficient twin turboprops, this smooth, high-performance aircraft creates a smaller carbon footprint than any other business aviation aircraft in its segment.
Also note the unique Ferrari connection: Piaggio Aero Industries’ Chairman, Piero Ferrari, son of Enzo Ferrari, is also vice Chairman of Ferrari S.p.A. Piero Ferrari transcends aviation and automobiles as one of the most authoritative ambassadors of Italian technology. One of the most recognized logos in the world is Ferrari’ “Prancing Horse’ is proudly displayed on the Piaggio P. 180 Avanti II flown by the Scuderia. It is the only aircraft deemed worthy of carrying the Ferrari brand.
More than a means of travel, the P.180 is a traveler’s safe haven for comfortable and luxurious transportation and will truly transform any trip into an amazing journey.