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Piaggio P.180 Avanti (N192LW) - Head on with a Piaggio!
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Piaggio P.180 Avanti (N192LW)

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Head on with a Piaggio!

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Dwight Hartje
Awesome head-on prop-blur shot of the Paggio!
Dave Mathes
.....pure plane porn....the most beautiful aircraft ever built...!...great photo...
jthyland
400 kts.
garritt
love this twin pusher
leewhitney
....and the sound. Ohhh, the sound...
Dan Noonan
How does the aircraft produce that unmistakable sound?
Kim Paige
Piaggio??? Same company that makes scooters?
user3956
That's a nice shot of a beautiful airplane
Diana Rose
Beauty Shot! Not to mention... plane perfection of aerodynamics.... love prop whirrrrr.
William Owens
Comfort and Style!
Paul van Hoek
As far as I know the specific sound of the Avanti is from the pushprops running at full revs all the time. Speed is changed by the position of the blades of the engines. I think it is very noisy. And I know it first hand because it passes over my house at 450 metres to land on runway 22 at Schiphol from time to time. Tonight in fact hence my post.
Bill Richardson
The unique sound derives from the laminar flow sheet of air from the wings entering the props. It acts like a blender chopping up that smooth layer of air.

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