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GA-7 Cougar Competitive Comparison 

 Manufacturer

Gulfstream

American

Beech

Beech

Piper Piper  PiperPiper 
 Model

GA-7

Cougar

E97

Travel Air

76

Duchess

PA44-180

Seminole

PA30C

Twin Commanche 

 PA34-200

Seneca

PA34-200T

Seneca II 

 Years Built 1978-79 1958-68 1978-821979- 1963-69  1972-751975-81 
 Number Built 115 720 437 480+ 2,0001,260 2,261
 Type

Twin Engine

4-Seat

Retractable

Twin Engine

4-Seat

Retractable

Twin Engine

4-Seat

Retractable

Twin Engine

4-Seat

Retractable

Twin Engine

4-Seat

Retractable

Twin Engine

7-Seat

Retractable

Twin Engine

7-Seat

Retractable

 Wingspan 36'9"37'1"38'0" 38'7"36'0"  38'11"38'11" 
 Length29'7"25'1" 29'0"27'7" 32'1" 28'6" 28'7" 
 Height10'4"9'6"9'6"8'6" 8'2" 9'11" 9'11" 
 Empty Weight2,569lbs2,650lbs2,460lbs2,406lbs 2,270lbs 2,586lbs 2,841lbs 
 Gross Weight3,800lbs4,200lbs3,900lbs3,800lbs 3,725lbs 4,000lbs  4,570lbs

 Useful Load w/Std

 Useable Fuel

846lbs1,070lbs852lbs 758lbs 790lbs 826lbs 1,171lbs 
 Engine(s)

Lycoming

O-320-D1D

160hp @

2,700 rpm

Lycoming

IO-360-B1B

180hp @

2,700 rpm

Lycoming

O-360-A1G6D

180hp @

2700 rpm

Lycoming

O-360-E1A6D

180hp @

2700 rpm

Lycoming

IO-320-B1A

160hp @

2700 rpm

Lycoming

IO-360-C1E6

200hp @

2700 rpm

Continental

TSIO-360-EB

200hp @

2700 rpm

 TBO2,000 hrs2,000 hrs2,000 hrs2,000 hrs2,000 hrs 2,000 hrs 1,800 hrs
 Useable Fuel (Std)80 US gal80 US gal100 US gal108 US gal90 US gal100 US gal 93 US gal 
 Useable Fuel (Max)114 US gal112 US gal100 US gal108 US gal120 US gal100 US gal 123 US gal 
 Takeoff Gnd Roll1,000'1,000'1,017' 880' 940' 750' 870' 
 Takeoff Over 50'1,850'1,280'2,119'1,400' 1,530' 1,140' 1,240' 
 Rate Of Climb1,160 fpm1,250 fpm1,248 fpm1,340 fpm 1,460 fpm 1,460 fpm 1,340 fpm
 Landing Over 50'1,330'1,590'1,881'1,400' 1,870'  1,335'2,110'
 Landing Gnd Roll710'980'1,000' 590'1,215'  705'1,380' 
 Stall Speed (Vso)63 kts61 kts60 kts55 kts60 kts 58 kts  62 kts
 Max Speed

168 kts

183 kts171 kts168 kts  178 kts170 kts 196 kts 
 Cruise Speed (75%)

160 kts

174 kts158 kts161 kts 172 kts 162 kts 177 kts 
 Cruise Altitude8,500'
  
 

 Cruise Range

 (w/45min Reserve)

840 nm

 
 
 Service Ceiling17,400'18,100'19,650'17,100' 20,000'  20,000'25,000'
 Wing Loading20.65 lbs/sqft

   
 Power Loading11.88 lbs/bhp

   

 Propeller(s)

 Diameter/Pitch

 Type

Hartzell

73"

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