November 2007 Issue
A Higher Velocity
Adding a twin-turbo Continental 550 helps the XL-5 tell density altitude to take a hike.
Marc Cook reviews the new twin-turbo Velocity TXL from Velocity Aircraft. Among the benefits of the new configuration, which includes two Garrett turbochargers on the Continental engine, is power that keeps performance consistent well into higher altitudes—to the tune of 250 knots at FL250.
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