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Cessna Model A Cessna Model A

1927

In 1911 Clyde V. Cessna built his first aircraft, a Bleriot-type monoplane powered by a ...

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In November 1928 the CW-6 was flown. A six-seater powered by a 164kW Wright Whirlwind ...

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Cessna OW-6 / DC-6 / UC-77

1928

Cessna OW-6 / DC-6 / UC-77

Cessna C-34 / C-37 / C-38 Cessna C-34 / C-37 / C-38

1935

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The final pre-war Cessna four-seat models were the C-145 and C-165 Airmaster. By the time ...

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Cessna C-145 / C-165 Airmaster

1939

Cessna C-145 / C-165 Airmaster

Cessna T-50 / C-78 Cessna T-50 / C-78

1940

Cessna Aircraft's first twin-engined lightplane, built and flown in 1939, was a five-seat commercial transport ...

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Cessna C-106 Loadmaster

1943

Cessna C-106 Loadmaster

Cessna Model 120 / 140 Cessna Model 120 / 140

1945

The Cessna Model 120 prototype, first flown on 28 June 1945, represented the company's attempt ...

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The aircraft of the Cessna Models 190 and 195 series were unique amongst postwar Cessna single-engined ...

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Cessna Model 190 / 195

1947

Cessna Model 190 / 195

Cessna Model 170 / 172 / 175 / 182 Skylark / Skyhawk / Skylane / T-41 Cessna Model 170 / 172 / 175 / 182 Skylark / Skyhawk / Skylane / T-41

1948

The Cessna Model 170 and its immediate successors of the same family have the double ...

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In the late 1940s the US Army issued a specification for a two-seat liaison and ...

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Cessna Model 305A / O-1 Bird Dog

1950

Cessna Model 305A / O-1 Bird Dog

Cessna Model 180 / 185 Skywagon / AGcarryall / U-17 Cessna Model 180 / 185 Skywagon / AGcarryall / U-17

1953

In 1953 Cessna introduced a more powerful partner for the Model 170: using the same ...

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In 1952, Cessna initiated the design of a new five/six-seat twin-engined light monoplane designated Cessna ...

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Cessna Model 310 / 320 / 335 / 340 / U-3

1953

Cessna Model 310 / 320 / 335 / 340 / U-3

Cessna Model 318 / T-37 / A-37 Dragonfly Cessna Model 318 / T-37 / A-37 Dragonfly

1954

In the early 1950s the US Air Force was looking for a turbojet-powered trainer, and ...

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When production of the Models 120 and 140 ended, Cessna concentrated upon the development of ...

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Cessna Model 150 / 152

1957

Cessna Model 150 / 152

Cessna Model 210 Centurion / Turbo-Centurion / Pressurized Centurion Cessna Model 210 Centurion / Turbo-Centurion / Pressurized Centurion

1957

Flown for the first time in January 1957, the Cessna Model 210 was the first ...

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The push-pull concept, with engines driving one tractor and one pusher propeller, was adopted by ...

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Cessna Model 336 / 337 Skymaster / O-2

1961

Cessna Model 336 / 337 Skymaster / O-2

Cessna Model 205 Cessna Model 205

1962

The Cessna Model 205, introduced in 1962, was developed from the Model 182, although in ...

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Cessna's Model 185 had the civil name Skywagon and when an improved version was evolved ...

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Cessna Model 206 Super Skywagon / 207 / Stationair

1964

Cessna Model 206 Super Skywagon / 207 / Stationair

Cessna Model 188 Cessna Model 188

1965

Following an extensive survey into the requirements of agricultural aircraft operators, the company flew the ...

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When flown for the first time on 18 July 1962, the Cessna Model 411 then ...

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Cessna Model 401 / Utiliner / 402 / Businessliner / 411

1965

Cessna Model 401 / Utiliner / 402 / Businessliner / 411

Cessna Model 421 Golden Eagle Cessna Model 421 Golden Eagle

1965

In October 1965 Cessna announced development of a new pressurised twin-engined business aircraft designated Cessna ...

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Expanding its range of single-engined aircraft in an attempt to satisfy what then appeared to ...

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Cessna Model 177 / Cardinal / Cardinal Classic

1967

Cessna Model 177 / Cardinal / Cardinal Classic

Cessna Model 414 Chancellor Cessna Model 414 Chancellor

1968

To provide a pressurised twin-engined transport which would serve as a 'step-up' aircraft for owners ...

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The Cessna Citation, announced in 1968, was one of the first of the new generation ...

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Cessna Model 500 Citation

1969

Cessna Model 500 Citation

Cessna Model 404 Titan Cessna Model 404 Titan

1975

On 26 February 1975 Cessna flew the prototype of its new twin-engined Cessna Model 404, ...

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On 15 November 1974, Cessna announced the development of a new turboprop-powered pressurised executive transport ...

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Cessna Model 441 Conquest II

1975

Cessna Model 441 Conquest II

Cessna Model 550 Citation II Cessna Model 550 Citation II

1977

Development of the Cessna business jet family continued with the Model 550 Citation II. Announced ...

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On 14 February 1978 Cessna flew the prototype (N303PD) of a new lightweight twin-engined aircraft ...

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Cessna Model T303 Crusader

1978

Cessna Model T303 Crusader

Cessna Model 425 Corsair Cessna Model 425 Corsair

1978

In November 1977 Cessna began the design of a new pressurised light business aircraft and ...

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Designed to replace extensive fleets of ageing utility aircraft still in wide service throughout the ...

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Cessna Model 208 Caravan

1982

Cessna Model 208 Caravan

Cessna Model 525 CitationJet Cessna Model 525 CitationJet

1991

In 1989 Cessna announced the development of the six-seat Model 525 CitationJet, a new small ...

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The Cessna Citation Mustang, Model 510, is a "very light jet" (VLJ) class business jet. ...

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Cessna Model 510 Citation Mustang

2005

Cessna Model 510 Citation Mustang



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