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AEROSTAR (1) 600
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High performance light aircraft. In service since 1968. Developed as response to the AERO COMMANDERS twins. Exists in several versions, last more powerful and turbocharged model PA-60-700P. Built first by TED SMITH (later AEROSTAR) United States, transferred to PIPER as PA-60 Aerostar in 1982.
|ICAO code/WTC||AEST / L|
|Type code/APC||L2P / B|
|Wing span||11.2 m36.745 ft|
|Length||10.6 m34.777 ft|
|Height||3.9 m12.795 ft|
|Powerplant||600A: 2 x 290 HP Lycoming IO-540-K1J5 piston engines with 3 blade propellers.
700P: 2 x 350 HP Lycoming TIO-540-K2A turbocharged piston engines with 3 blade propellers.
|Engine model||Lycoming O-540|
For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:
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