|Role||Twin-engine cabin monoplane|
|First flight||January 3, 1953|
The Cessna 310 is an American four-to-six-seat, low-wing, twin-engine monoplane produced by Cessna between 1954 and 1980. It was the first twin-engine aircraft that Cessna put into production after World War II.
Source: Cessna 310 on Wikipedia
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|Localisation||Castle Air Museum|
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The Cessna 310 is a twin-engine light aircraft that was produced by the Cessna Aircraft Company from 1954 to 1980. It was the first twin-engine aircraft that Cessna put into production after World War II. The 310 has a sleek design with a low wing and a distinctive tip fuel tanks. The 310 was a popular choice for personal and business aviation, as well as for air taxi and charter services. The 310 has a maximum speed of 227 knots (262 mph) and a range of 1,010 nautical miles (1,163 mi). The 310 can accommodate up to six passengers and has a spacious cabin with a large baggage compartment. The 310 has a retractable tricycle landing gear and is powered by two Continental IO-470 or IO-520 engines. The 310 has several variants, such as the 310B with increased takeoff weight, the 310C with swept vertical tail, the 310D with longer nose and larger windows, the 310F with fuel-injected engines, the 310G with longer wingspan and increased fuel capacity, the 310H with improved landing gear and electrical system, the 310I with redesigned instrument panel and cabin interior, the 310J with single-piece windshield and improved cabin ventilation, the 310K with increased takeoff weight and optional turbocharged engines, the 310L with modified engine nacelles and cowl flaps, the 310M with military modifications for the U.S. Army, the 310N with optional three-blade propellers and increased baggage space, the 310P with pressurized cabin and turbocharged engines, the 310Q with increased cabin headroom and optional fifth and sixth seats, the 310R with increased takeoff weight and horsepower, and the T310R with turbocharged engines as standard. The Cessna 310 is a reliable and versatile aircraft that has been used for various purposes, such as aerial photography, air ambulance, flight training, law enforcement, military liaison, and skydiving.
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