CESSNA 421 Golden Eagle

Aircraft
Name: 
421 Golden Eagle
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
L
APC
B
Type Code: 
L2P
Engine: 
Piston
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
CESSNA 421
CESSNA 421 Executive Commuter
CESSNA 421 Golden Eagle
CESSNA Executive Commuter
CESSNA Golden Eagle

C421

Utility twin engine aircraft. In service since 1967. Pressurized development of CESSNA 411. Improved version CESSNA 421B Golden Eagle with lengthened nose and wing span. Last version (from 1975) CESSNA 421C with bonded wet wing, no tip tanks and higher vertical tail. Production ceased in 1985.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
12.20 m
Length: 
10.30 m
Height: 
3.60 m
Powerplant: 

2 x 375 HP Continental GTSIO-520-H turbocharged piston engine with 3 blade propellers.

Engine Model: 
Continental O-520
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
100 kts
Distance: 
600 m
MTOW: 
3100 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
130 kts
ROC: 
1500 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
150 kts
ROC: 
1000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
150 kts
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
200 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
310
Range: 
1000 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
190 kts
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
95 kts
Distance: 
750 m

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving

SKYbrary Partners:

Safety knowledge contributed by: