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Piper PA-39 Twin Comanche

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PA-39 Twin Comanche CR

Piper announced the end of PA-30 production in 1970 and introduced a new PA-39 line. Basically a PA30, the PA-39 featured contra-rotating engines and a slight modification to the wings.

The 160-hp Lycoming IO-320-B version of the Twin Comanche was produced in limited numbers, all models certified under FAA A1EA.
Some 155 were built before the 1972 flood at Lock Haven when it was decided not to build any more.

Engines: 2 x Lycoming IO-320-B1A, 160-hp
Length: 25 ft 2 in
Wingspan: 36 ft
Speed: 205 mph
Ceiling: 20,000 ft
Range: 830 mls
 


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