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Old Feb 03, 2013, 05:19 AM
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Originally Posted by 1320fastback View Post
I couldn't disagree more. Respectively.

The Piaggio to me looks like a bulbous whale with stubby little wings.
When landing gear is down it also looks a little hokey.

Where as the Starship is a sleek Ray with beautiful Delta wing.
Also not having the T tail adds to the appeal.
Luckily tastes differ.

http://www.piaggioaero.com/#/en/corporate/company

The Piaggio Avanti was much better selling and I guess looks/appearance played a role there too. The Avanti even made it into a mass produced RC model, because it was considered attractive by many modelers.

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