Cessna 207. A photo. Characteristics. Modifications
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Cessna 207. A photo. Characteristics. Modifications

Cessna 207. A photo. Characteristics. Modifications

Cessna 207 - American seven-seater single-engine light, and later eight-multi-purpose aircraft, developed by Cessna in late 60-ies. At its core, the aircraft is a deep modification of the earlier models - Cessna 206But has distinctive features, both in flight performance, as well as in the exterior design.

Cessna 207 Skywagon photo

The aircraft Cessna 207 was introduced in 1969 year as a small light-engine aircraft for the transport of passengers over short distances, in particular, to link small towns and cities with large airports. To increase passenger capacity, aircraft engineers from Cessna expanded the design of the aircraft and lengthened by another 114 cm, which in turn made it possible to accommodate up to 7 people, as well as to take on board more cargo. The light-engine Cessna 207 was equipped with a Continental IO-520-F piston engine with an HP of 300. and could take on board up to 706 kilograms of payload.

Cessna 207A photo

In addition to this the distinctive features of the aircraft fuselage as it is increase the aircraft Cessna 207 was also increased in size bow, allowing, in turn, better cool the engine compartment.

Along with the release of the base production model, serial production and also received turbocharged model Cessna T207 Turbo Skywagon, are better behaved in the air have a greater maneuverability, but they were very expensive, which is why their production rapidly declined.

Control panel Cessna 207

Initially, the aircraft was not very popular among customers, so in 1976, aviation engineers presented a modified version of Cessna 207A Stationair 7, equipped with a number of improvements in terms of aircraft handling and some changes in the interior design of the cabin. Later, starting from 1979 year, this model began to be produced in an eight-seated format called Cessna 207A Stationair 8, and began to be equipped with a new Continental TSIO-520-M engine, providing power in 310 hp. Among other things, 1976 also included a turbocharged version of the Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 7, equipped with a similar piston engine, the Continental TSIO-520-M of the same power, but much faster to accelerate to cruising and maximum speed. Just like Cessna 207A Stationair 8, the model in 1979 year has undergone a number of changes and has become an eight-seater, resulting in the name Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 8.

Currently Cessna 207 used as individuals and a number of military departments in an aircraft to move a short distance, and the conduct of observation flights.

For all the time production and the 1969 1986 for the year it was issued more than 2 thousand units of the Cessna aircraft model 207.

Technical characteristics of the aircraft Cessna 207.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 6 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 9,75 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,57 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2.87 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1018 kg .;
  • Payload: 706 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1724 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 261 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 280 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1318 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4650 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental IO-520-F (depending on version);
  • Power: 300 hp (Depending on version).

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