Cessna 170. Technical data. Photography
Cessna 170. Technical data. Photography

Cessna 170. Technical data. Photography


Cessna 170 is a lightweight, single-engine multipurpose aircraft, designed to carry four people. Despite the fact that the plane Cessna 170 made its first flight in June 1948 years, the aircraft has a number of very impressive technical and flight characteristics, so continue to operate to this day.


Photo Cessna 170


Small-engine aircraft Cessna 170 became one of the first produced by the American aircraft manufacturer Cessna in the postwar period especially for private needs, transportation of passengers, cargo and mail. All the production, and it continued during the period of 1948 1956 year, was released 5174 aircraft, but, to date, operated less than 2 thousand units.

The fuselage of small-engine aircraft is all-metal, with the exception of the wings and the tail section, which are covered with a cloth, to ensure maximum stability and maneuverability of the aircraft when the flight. To make the wings of the aircraft greater rigidity, aircraft manufacturers have decided to use special V-shaped rack, the largest of which was the lack of high aerodynamic drag, however, given the relatively large load on the wing racks provide the greatest safety in flight.


Cessna 170B photo


In 1949 year, several aircraft manufacturers have modernized production base model of the aircraft, as a consequence, the assembly line began to descend the aircraft Cessna 170A, differ somewhat transformed the profile of the wing, and the location of the V-shaped struts. The engine of the aircraft was made not to change, as the former Continental C-145-2 145 having capacity of horsepower well-proven both in terms of operational capabilities, both in terms of maintenance.

In the early 50-ies, Cessna Aircraft Company commissioned by the US Air Force released an improved model designed specifically for the military operation - Cessna 305, which is a copy of the base model, with a somewhat transformed the profile of the fuselage and a number of additional features changed.

Cessna 309 - another upgraded model for the US Air Force, which has, unlike previous versions, mainly reinforced fuselage structure and struychatym injection, so the plane could reach a higher speed, compared to the base model.


Cabin Cessna 170


Cessna Model 170V was presented by US aircraft manufacturers in 1952 year, moreover, the basis was adopted by the military version of the aircraft, in particular, is meant a modified fuselage. In addition, small-engine Cessna 170B was fitted with new stabilizers, and had formoizmenёnnoy-wing.

In 1955 year of Cessna aircraft manufacturers have developed for the US Air Force another model of small-engine aircraft - Cessna 319, taking into account all the features of previous developments, in particular in view of the available models such as Cessna 309 and Cessna 170B. Furthermore, for takeoff Cessna 319 it required only 58 meters smooth space, while the basic production model would need at least 70 meters.


Specifications Cessna 170.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,6 m .;
  • Wingspan: 11 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 547 book .;
  • Payload: 451 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 998 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 193 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 225 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 790 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4730 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental C-145-2;
  • Power: 145 hp


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