C310

CESSNA 310

Aircraft
Name
310
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L2P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Multi
Manufactured as
RILEY 65
RILEY Rocket
RILEY Turbostream
RILEY Turbo-Rocket
RILEY Super 310
COLEMILL Executive 600
COLEMILL Bearcat
CESSNA 310
CESSNA L-27
CESSNA U-3
CESSNA T310
AVIONES COLOMBIA 310

C310

Light piston aircraft. In service since 1954. First civil twin engine aircraft designed by CESSNA. Exists in both civil and military versions. A development of 310F was the turbocharged 320 Skyknight with a fourth cabin window. It was replaced by the similar T310. The 310G introduced tiptanks, 310K replaced the rear two windows on each side by a single unit. Production ended in 1987 after more than 5400 civil- and 196 of the military versions had been built. US-mil. type: U-3. The Turbo-charged version has got a ceiling of FL274.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
11.30 m
Length (metric)
9.70 m
Height (metric)
3.30 m
Powerplant

310: 2 x 240 HP Continental IO-470-M or 2 x 260 HP Continental IO-470-D or 2 x 285 HP Continental IO-520-M piston engines with 3 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
Continental O-470
Continental O-520
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
507 m
MTOW
2400 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
193 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
250
Range
640 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
546 m

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