CESSNA 310

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

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: 
11.30 m
Length: 
9.70 m
Height: 
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: 
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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