Adam Aircraft's M-309: Pushing and Pulling a Dormant Market

Except for a couple of examples from New Piper and one from Raytheon, there's nothing new going on in the new-manufacture piston twin market. Instead most of the action is in the light-light jets under development and in the turbine-powered single market, which seems to have dislodged piston twins as the next rung in the ladder from high-performance piston singles. One company has set out to change that: Adam Aircraft Industries brought their full-size M-309 prototype to AirVenture and announced it is offering initial delivery positions for 2003 through the end of August. AVweb Executive Editor Jeb Burnside met with company officials to discuss their project. Here's his report.

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