This book, by a long time Cessna engineer, helps correct that
This book, by a long time Cessna engineer, helps correct that. and kept improving the class for almost 30 years. While not quite as interesting as his first book which covers single engine types, this covers a vital part of American aircraft history, when weekend flyers and small businesses had a range of capable aircraft to choose from. I can't recommends three of the authors books highly enough if you're interested in small aircraft.
Longtime Cessna engineer (and occasional test pilot) Thompson gives the reader an inside view of the development of the 100 servers single engine aircraft
Longtime Cessna engineer (and occasional test pilot) Thompson gives the reader an inside view of the development of the 100 servers single engine aircraft. The story starts with the post war days when the firm was trying to stay afloat with its 120/140 series and continues through the 60s and 70s when the firm was turning out general aviation aircraft the way Detroit was producing autos
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William Neil Thompson, American economics educator. Recipient Outstanding Service award University Illinois College Agricultural Alumni Association, 1959; Distinguished Service in international agriculture award Association United States University Directors International Agriculture, 1985.
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The Single-Engine Development Story. Cessna Wings for the World chronicles in 198 pages and 85 photographs the development of all the Cessna single-engine airplanes from 1946 through 1991. This remarkable collection of stories are rare photographs reflect the memories of the many aerodynamicists, engineers, and test pilots who were involved in the initial conceptual planning detail design, prototype construction (and refinement), and flight testing of each model. Unlike other published books on this subject, this book describes the airplane development directly from those who were involved.
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Sources: Cessna: Wings for the World, The Single-Engine Development Story by William D. Maverick Publications, 1991; Cessna Service Newsletter SNL94-6, Propeller Airplanes Serial Number Listing, Cessna Aircraft C. 1994; FAA TCDS 3A21, Revision 49; 210 Model History by John M. Frank, The Cessna Pilots Association; Used Aircraft Guide, Vol. 1 by Aviation Consumer, used-aircraft-guide.