P.180 Avanti EVO Ordered By Italian Fire Brigade The Italian National Fire Brigade has made an order to Piaggio Aerospace for a single P.180 Avanti EVO. The Italian National Fire Brigade is expected to receive the aircraft by Summer 2021. The sale was actually announced back in late October by the Extraordinary Commissioner of Piaggio Aerospace, Vincenzo Nicastro, during a Virtual meeting. The aircraft will be built tailored to the needs of the Italian National Fire Brigade. It is expected to be used for personnel transport for as many as eight passengers. Search and Rescue (SAR) missions will naturally be carried out and the aircraft will carry one stretcher. A Flight Management System (FMS) capable of SAR Mode will be installed The P.180 will be delivered with a passenger door larger than the standard one, so that the assigned activities will be performed more easily. As part of the 9 million Euro order, scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance both on the new, as well as on a second airplane of the Fire Brigade fleet, for two years following the delivery.