Tag Archives: Clyde Cessna

100,000 Airplanes

Which aircraft manufacturing company first reached the milestone of 100,000 aircraft manufactured?  What company was most likely to do this?  Boeing, perhaps?  Mooney?  Lockheed?  Piper? No.  The company was Clyde’s. Clyde Cessna. Cessna was a Kansas farmer who was the … Continue reading

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The Cessna 120 and 140

One of the best airplanes Clyde Cessna’s company put out was the little 140. The 140 also has a little twin, the Cessna 120. Both airframes are very similar, with only slight differences. The most notable difference is the 120 … Continue reading

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What Makes a Cessna 172 So Safe?

OK, so I was checking out the stats on the blog and I came across this search term. Someone had actually asked the question of Google or Bing or Yahoo, “What makes a Cessna 172 so safe?” What a great … Continue reading

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