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3 days ago
“Excellent factory tour”
4 Oct 2018
“Amazing facility that needs to be seen.”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Having been a resident of Vero beach since the 1960s it was neat to visit Piper Aircraft last month with a friend who was taking delivery of a new Mirage aircraft. I was impressed to see exactly what it takes to make an airplane and...More

7  Thank wbladesr
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 May 2014

It's been a part of Vero Beach history for awhile and a contributor to the community. So I was pleased to take a tour. There was so much to learn. But there were undertones in the folks who conducted the tour. After inquiring of several...More

7  Thank Castellammare
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have any interest in "how things are made", you will enjoy this tour. This tour is of interest even for non-pilots. We observed many stages of manufacturing and assembly and saw many specialized pieces of equipment. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 4 October 2018

If you need to get in your 10,000 daily steps, this is an awesome and interesting place to achieve that goal. As a new equipment trainer, I got the Tour Plus package because it was one on two. Piper is an amazing plant that is...More

Thank bblood28
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Today we took a tour of the Piper Aircraft Factory and it was an eye opener! It was INFORMATIVE with many details about quality control of building a Piper! The 2 hour walking tour was explained every step of the way. We could also ask...More

4  Thank Jana M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I was introduced to general aviation by my boyfriend a few years ago. We initially rented an airplane out of Apopka, but Sal recently became a Piper owner with partners. He went to flight school in Vero Beach and was eager to visit the Piper...More

1  Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Happened across Vero beach on my way North and drove past the airport when it dawned on me that this was where the mighty Piper was made. I was only here for the day, so was very fortunate to have found a slot on the...More

Thank odimascio
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Great tour! Thanks Rob. Very nice staff and informative tour. Lots of walking. Gift shop had nice souvenirs for pilots and no pilots both.

1  Thank ShannonL8505
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We were vacationing on the FL east coast looking for manufacturing tours. I chose Piper Aircraft because I knew my husband, having been a pilot and taking his first flight in a Piper single engine plane, would enjoy the Piper Aircraft plant tour. We had...More

1  Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The Piper tour is free and well worth the visit. We had 12 on our tour and Rick explained every detail as we walked through the factory. I thought we were going to get to see the fuselage attached to the wings but they weren't...More

1  Thank Micolski2013
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The factory tour was a really interesting look into the assembly and parts that need to come together to make a smaller aircraft. It's a small enough production area that you can get close to some of the machines and they'll let you hold some...More

Thank Faith B
Reviewed 10 March 2015

2 hour tours on Tue/Wed/Thursday, 10AM and 1PM. Reservations Required, tours@piper.com. Very interesting and informative but tour is only as good as the tour guide (usually a Piper retiree). I found it very educational and asked many questions both about the product and personnel. If...More

2  Thank Storyteller-N03
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