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First
Flight
Model Military Number Name
1939 T-50 UC-78 Bobcat
1945 195 LC-126 Businessliner
1945 120/140    
1948 170 T-41 Skyhawk
1950   L-19/O-1 Bird Dog
1953 180 U-17 Skywagon
1954 310 U-3  
1954 318 T-37 Tweety Bird
1957 210   Centurion
1957 150    
1961 336/337 O-2 Skymaster
1962 402   Businessliner
1964 206   Skywagon
1968 414   Chancellor
1969 550   Citation
1971 340    
1982 208 U-27 Caravan
1996 350/400    
Clyde Cessna built his first aircraft in 1911.  In 1925 he formed Travel Air Corp with Walter Beech and Lloyd Stearman.

In 1927 Clyde Cessna struck out on his own and formed the Cessna Aircraft Co.

Cessna specializes in light single and twin-engine aircraft, light to mid-sized business jets and light military jets.  The company has built more airplanes than anyone else in the world (www.cessna.com).

1992: Cessna Aircraft is acquired by Textron.

2007: Cessna acquires Columbia Aircraft.

     
   

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Book:
Cessna: A Master's Expression
Edward Phillips

Book:
The Complete Guide to Cessna Aircraft
Murphy
 

 

 

 

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