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Cessna 400. A photo. Characteristics.
Cessna 400. A photo. Characteristics.

Cessna 400. A photo. Characteristics.


Cessna 400 - American single-engine four-seater light aircraft manufactured by Cessna Aircraft Corporation with 2004 till now.

Small-engine aircraft Cessna 400 is a deeply modernized version of small-aircraft Cessna 350 Corvalis, Production of which was carried out with 2003 years, with a number of significant improvements, both in terms of technical equipment of the aircraft, and in terms of appearance.


Cessna 400 photo


One of the main distinguishing features of small-engine aircraft Cessna 400 is the presence of turbo engine Continental TSIO-550-C power 310 hp, similar to that previously used on 300-350-first and second models, except for turbo, giving clear advantages as a set speed, and in terms of other flight performance (maximum speed, maximum flight altitude, etc.).

The chassis of the aircraft Cessna 400 almost has not been changed and still remains zhёstkozakreplёnnym, however, aircraft manufacturers have changed the clearance and make the whole system more solid chassis and perfect.


Photo Cessna 400 TT


Aircraft Cessna 400 can be used both as a private aircraft for the transport of passengers and as a sports aircraft, as adapted wing profile makes this aircraft quite maneuverable.

Just a few years after the release of the basic production model, the American aircraft company Cessna introduced a modified version - Cessna 400 TT Corvalis, whose flight performance was optimized, which improved the aircraft's handling and allowed the aircraft to accelerate to higher speeds. Nevertheless, as before there was a problem with the cost of the aircraft - the price of the aircraft in the middle of 2013 was 733 950 dollars, which naturally did not satisfy consumers. Among other things, the cramped interior did not cause passengers to feel comfortable, especially if it was a question of long flights.


Photo salon Cessna 400 TTx Corvalis


In 2013 year, made its first flight of a new modification - Cessna TTx Model T240, the same engine equipped Continental TSIO-550-C, but with modern facilities installed avionics. Among other things, aircraft engineer considered old problems in the interior of an aircraft, in view of which decided retool interior, whereby the inner space expanded.

Aircraft Cessna 400 is the fastest of all the light-engine aircraft equipped with piston engine and having a rigid fixed chassis, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. According to official data, the aircraft can accelerate up to speed in 435 km \ h at an altitude of 7600 m.


Specifications Cessna 400.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,67 m .;
  • Wingspan: 11 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,75 m .;
  • Empty weight samolёta6 1134 kg .;
  • Payload: 499 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1633 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 435 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 435 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 2038 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7600 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental TSIO-550-C;
  • Power: 310 hp


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