twins

Considering a twin

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It’s the eternal debate: are twins safer than singles? This author, an experienced multiengine CFI, says yes–but only if you’re willing to make a serious commitment to safety. Read his prescription for safer twin flying.

50 years ago in Air Facts: Double Trouble?

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In this groundbreaking article, first published in the July 1965 edition of Air Facts, Richard Collins raised the question–heretical at the time–of whether twin engine airplanes really were any safer than singles. His cogent, well-researched argument started a debate that rages to this day.