The Avanti is an Italian twin-prop aircraft manufactured by Piaggio Aero. The cabin is able to accommodate up to 9 passengers with a similar level of comfort to a light business jet. This aircraft’s unusual, unique design has ensured that despite being a relatively old design is a very popular choice for a flights where small business jets might usually be considered. An updated P.180, the II, was released in 2005 and featured improved updated Avionics. The II also offers improved economy over older models.

Length 14.41 m (47 ft 3½ in)
Wingspan 14.03 m (46 ft 0½ in)
Height 3.97 m (13 ft 0¾ in)
Powerplant 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-66 turboprop, 634 kW (850 shp) each
Cost US$7million (2010)

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