Twin-Engine Piston Aircraft

This airplane is powered by two piston engines, usually mounted on the wings. Twins are usually faster than singles, with flying speeds of 180 to 275 mph and a range that is comparable to the piston single. Passenger capacity is normally four to nine people. The heavier piston twins often have a separate passenger section and are referred to as cabin-class twins. They can fly at speeds of 250 to 300 mph and carry up to 10 passengers.