By far the type’s most distinctive feature is the location of the twin 380 HP six-cylinder geared and fuel injected Lycoming IGSO-540-A1E engines. Since the original Do-28 was produced on a tight budget, this solution was likely chosen to avoid an expensive redesign and strengthening of the wing required for high-mounted engines – while at the same time still providing adequate propeller ground clearance for operation on rough strips (photo copyright: Josip Miljenko Džoja)

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