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Rob

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Any 560Fs Still Flying
« on: May 15, 2020, 01:06:11 am »
Many years ago I had the privilege of owning N444R, a 560F. This is a great model Commander and has the power to handle a range of missions without the headache of the supercharger. Just wondering if there are any of these still flying and if so, what they are doing?

Adam Frisch

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Re: Any 560Fs Still Flying
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2020, 12:07:52 pm »
That was my dream piston model. I remember one came for sale, but unfortunately I had already set my eyes on Aerostars by then. They have huge range and real short field capability. Think the engines are a little orphaned, tho. Only model that uses them, as far as I know.
Slumming it in the turboprop world - so you don't have to.

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Re: Any 560Fs Still Flying
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2022, 12:14:15 am »
Got that 520 itch back when I saw this one for sale:

https://www.trade-a-plane.com/search?category_level1=Multi+Engine+Piston&make=AERO+COMMANDER&model=560A&listing_id=2407166&s-type=aircraft

There's just something so nice about the original snub nose and the bath tub nacelles. And the sound those augmentor tubes make is magic - like a pack of Harley's in close formation. Man I'm getting bleedy with age! ;)
Slumming it in the turboprop world - so you don't have to.