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Twin Otter Answers

Dec 9, 2015

The terms “floatplane” and “seaplane” are used interchangeably in some countries, but technically have different meanings.

Dec 2, 2015

The acronym STOL is used in aviation as a short form for Short Take Off and Landing, and it refers to the length of runway, land or water required for take-offs and landings. A STOL aircraft is defined as an aircraft that is ideal for takeoffs and landings in a small area of land or water.

Nov 18, 2015

When weighing out the advantages and disadvantages of twin engine versus single engine turbo-prop aircraft, most operators will think of safety first.