LOPRESTI

LeRoy P. LoPresti formed LoPresti Piper Aircraft Engineering Co. at Vero Beach as Piper subsidiary but developing updated versions of Globe/Temco Swift: Swiftfire (Allison 250 turboprop) flew July 1988; LP-1 SwiftFury flew March 1989; SwiftThunder with nosewheel delayed by search for more capital.

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