When searching for an aircraft to suit any type of mission there are few makes as well proven and legendary as Cessna...
Cessna Aircraft Are a Favorite of Pilots Everywhere
When searching for an aircraft, there are few makes as proven and legendary as Cessna. Clyde Cessna, the first man to build and fly his own airplane between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, founded the Cessna Aircraft Company in 1927. Since that time, the company has produced many of the world's most popular and recognized aircraft. Whether you are in the market for a light single for recreational use, a trainer aircraft for flight instruction, a rugged twin for backcountry flying, or a luxurious transcontinental jet, Cessna has the aircraft to suit your need. Here on Trade-A-Plane you will find a massive inventory of new aircraft and vintage classics with all levels of equipment and accessories. Some of the more popular models are described below.
Cessna 150 - The Commuter Produced between 1958 and 1977, the Cessna 150 proved to be one of the most popular aircraft ever made, with almost 24,000 units produced. Described as being simple, robust, and easy to fly, the 150 found major popularity with flight schools and private owners alike. Aerobatic versions were also available. Most versions were equipped with the 100 horse power Continental O-200-A engine, giving the 150 a cruise speed of 107 knots and ranges in excess of 350 nautical miles.
Cessna 172 - The Skyhawk Hailed as the most successful aircraft in existence, the Cessna 172 is truly the reference standard that all others must measure against. Over 43,000 units have been produced since the model took to the skies in 1956 with more being made each year as demand for the aircraft remains steady to this day. A well-equipped aircraft with reasonable cruise speeds and endurance, the 172 is a perfect fit for both private owners and instructional institutions alike. Modern versions are equipped with the 180 horse power Lycoming IO-360-L2A, allowing the 172 to cruise comfortably at 124 knots with ranges averaging around 500 nautical miles.
Cessna 182 - The Skylane The Skylane is a respectable aircraft, known for its great handling, smooth ride, excellent performance, and affordability. Popular with private owners, flight schools, and government organizations, the Cessna 182 can meet the demands of a variety of missions. In production since 1956 with over 20 variants and 23,000 units built, there is a 182 perfect for the needs of any buyer. Current versions of the 182 offer turbocharged, fuel injected engines that deliver around 230 horse power, giving the aircraft climb rates around 1000 feet per minute and ranges in excess of 1,000 nautical miles.
Cessna 205Cessna 206Cessna 207 - The Skywagon, Stationair, and Super Skylane This family of Cessna aircraft was designed to move people and goods. The 205 series, produced between 1962 and 1963, seated six and was powered by the 260 horse power Continental IO-570-S. The 206 series, produced beginning in 1964 and continuing to this day, feature a 285 horse power Continental IO-520-A, improved gross weights, and a features to accommodate larger amounts of cargo. The 207 series comes equipped to accommodate seven or eight persons, making it an idea aircraft for air taxi and small cargo operations.
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