Cessna 310D

The Cessna 310D is a four seat, low-wing, twin piston engine aircraft with a conventional tail produced by Cessna in 1960 with 268 produced. Distinguishing features are: retractable landing gear, constant-speed propellers. The 310D seats up to 3 passengers and 1 pilot.

 

Specifications

 

Exterior Dimensions

Wing span: 36 ft 11 in
Length: 29 ft 6 in
Height: 9 ft 11 in

Engine

Manufacturer: Continental
Model: IO-470-D
Horsepower: 260 hp
Overhaul (HT): 1500 TBO or 12 years

 

Performance

Horsepower: 260.00Gross Weight: 4,830
Top Speed: 191Empty Weight: 2,850
Cruise Speed: 178Fuel Capacity: 102
Stall Speed (dirty): 71Range: 640
 
Rate of Climb: 1,700Rate of Climb (One Engine): 415
Service Ceiling: 19,500Ceiling (One Engine): 7,700
 
TakeoffLanding
Ground Roll: 1,120Ground Roll 1,285
Takeoff Roll Over 50 ft: 1,375Landing Roll Over 50 ft: 1,710

 

 

History

 

The 1960 Cessna 310D was equipped with the Continental IO-470-D 260 hp fuel-injected engine and a Maximum take-off weight of 4,830 lbs. This model also had the rounded nose and ‘tuna' style wingtip fuel tanks just as the Cessna 310C.. The 1960 model was the first year for the swept-back vertical stabilizer, as they were doing across the fleet, and individual seats. A total of 268 were built in the 1960 model year.

 

 

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