A Seminole is a perfect option for both personal and training use – it clips along at 162 ktas on 20 gph and is extremely durable given it’s all-metal construction.
MULTI-ENGINE TRAINING AT ESSENCE FLIGHT ACADEMY
This aircraft was made from the onset with safety in mind. The growing number of double engine-related mishaps as general aviation increased and developed in the middle of the twentieth century. This airplane was made first to be a trainer even if it kind of handling features resulting in it becoming popular amongst those searching for a double-engine kind of aircraft for long-range cruises and those who regularly fly over mountains or waters.
Amongst the safety features of this aircraft was the integration of two 180HP Lycoming O-360 E1A6 engines. Every engine is rotating counter to each other which provides fantastic airplane stability and makes sure that no one is regarded as a good engine in case of a failure. Piper PA-44 began production in 1976, and almost 1000 have been made to the present day.