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1
Q

How many engines does the Piper Seminole have?

A

2 engines

2
Q

How many cylinders are there on one engine?

A

4 cylinders in each engine (8 total

3
Q

How many Horsepower are each engine?

A

180 horsepower

4
Q

What is the maximum RPM of each engine?

A

2700 rpm

5
Q

Who is the manufacturer of the engine?

A

Lycoming

6
Q

What type of engines does the Seminole have

A

Two Lycomming Opposed - 360 cubit inch, 4 cylinder, 180 horsepower engines

7
Q

What acronym do we use to quickly remember what type of engine we have?

A
L - Lycoming 0-360
H - horizontally Opposed
A - Air cooled
N - Normally Aspirated
D - Direct Drive
8
Q

What does normally aspirated mean?

A

It means their is no forced induction, or in other words there is no turbo charge.

9
Q

What provides the spark that starts the engine?

A

The Magnetos provide the spark that ignites our engine

10
Q

What does direct Drive mean?

A

The Propeller is directly connected to the Crank Shaft