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Old 12-30-2021, 08:32 PM
David Z David Z is offline
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Thunder Bay Ontario
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Originally Posted by Benjamj View Post
I've been dreaming of a 4-place twin with conventional landing gear and retractable mains, counterrotating props, potentially with UL Power engines:

The "what the **** is that" notion of ramp appeal would be well-checked. As tandem RVs are to WWII fighters, this concept would be to early light bombers.

I don't think the market would support a kit of this type, but it could be a cool one-off or plans-built.
That would be a great plane! Beech 18, but with flat engines (UL520, -360, -390) It would be very expensive. If RV10s are 250k, this would be 400k. Big rudders for docile engine-out handling and needs good engine-out climb performance too.
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