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The Cougar was intended for the flying school twin-engined trainer market and also as a personal use aircraft. The Cougar is powered by a pair of wing-mounted Lycoming O-320-D1D engines of 160 hp (119 kW). It carries four people at maximum cruise speed of 160 kn (296 km/h) and a typical cruise speed of 140 kn (259 km/h). It was certified under US FAR Part 23 on 22 September 1977.
Capacity: three passengers
Maximum speed: 168 kn (193 mph; 311 km/h)
Cruise speed: 160 knots (184 mph; 296 km/h) true airspeed
Range: 1,170 nmi (1,346 mi; 2,167 km) maximum economy with no reserves
Wing loading: 20.65 lb/sq ft (100.8 kg/m2)
Power/mass: 11.9 lb/hp (0.14 kg/kW)
Basic empty weight: 2668.98 lbs
Useful load: 1131.02 lbs
Max take off weight: 3800.00 lb
Basic empty weight - moment: 256781.81
250 hr PIC time
Multi-engine rating with at least 30 hours multi time.
10 hours with instructor in type.
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