TYPE: Six-seat utility transport.

PROGRAMME: Announced at EAA Sun 'n' Fun at Lakeland. Florida, 2 April 2003. First flight of prototype (N326XT) then said to be imminent.

COSTS: Standard, equipped, VFR, US$356,000 (2003).

The description for the Piper 6X applies also to the Piper 6XT except:

POWER PLANT: One 224 kW (300 hp) Textron Lycoming TIO-540-AH1A turbocharged flat-six engine, driving a Hartzell three-blade, constant-speed, metal propeller.

EQUIPMENT: Oxygen system optional.