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Awesome Twins
« on: September 07, 2019, 05:10:06 pm »
Twin Comanche
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piper_PA-30_Twin_Comanche

2x 160hp, not pressurized, later versions counter rotating ( opposite of P-38 )

also
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piper_PA-24_Comanche

4 seat version, 185mph cruise.

https://www.aopa.org/go-fly/aircraft-and-ownership/aircraft-fact-sheets/piper-twin-comanche

Notice that the one in this picture is not counter rotating.  Combination of this and poor training methods had made light twins have a much higher fatality rate.  Problem seems to be solved, but they do use more fuel.

https://www.piperflyer.org/catagories/item/901-no-compromises-piper-s-twin-comanche.html

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