News Listings for Cessna 310

  • EBACE: Rockwell Collins: hold your head up

    News | 26 Apr 2010 15:00 | John Croft

    Guidance technology has progressed in leaps and bounds since its development in the 1970s, with the latest products enhanced with synthetic vision
  • Legal challenges precede official findings in general aviation accidents

    News | 04 Dec 2008 10:58 | John Croft

    <P>A spate of lawsuits has been filed ahead of official conclusions in two high-profile general aviation crashes in the USA.</P> <P>US car racing conglomerate NASCAR has sued Cessna for what it says was faulty wiring at the time of manufacture in the crash of a 1977 Cessna 310 that killed a company pilot and the husband of a high-ranking executive. </P> <P>Three people on the ground were killed and four were seriously injured in the <A href=";key=1">10 July accident</A>, according to the US National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report. The pilots had reported smoke in the cockpit and were attempting to land at Sanford Orlando International airport in Florida. The aircraft had accumulated 4,740h total flight time. </P> <P>Also late last month, rock musician Travis Barker sued Bombardier, air taxi operator Global Executive Aviation, tyre manufacturer Goodyear and others over the <A href="
  • 17 July Briefings

    News | 15 Jul 2007 23:00 | Rob Coppinger

    Ilyushin manufacturer to join oak MERGER Uzbekistan's manufacturer of Ilyushin types, Tashkent Aviation Production Organisation, is to come under the...
  • Hitting the spot: The cessna Mustang

    News | 16 Oct 2006 23:00 | Graham Warwick

    Cessna has aimed its Mustang entry-level jet at operators of piston and turboprop aircraft looking at a low-cost way to get into the turbofan market
  • Propeller STC

    News | 18 Apr 2005 23:00

    <p>McCauley Propeller Systems has received US supplemental type certification for its Blackmac three-bladed propeller for the Raytheon Beechcraft Baron 55 and Cessna 310 piston twins. The new design replaces threaded propellers.</p>
  • Socata offers factory-built cargo aircraft

    News | 18 Dec 2001 00:00

    <p>EADS Socata is to make the freighter version of its single turboprop TBM700 available direct from the factory. The company is already delivering six aircraft to Quest Diagnostics, a US medical services company. </p> <p>The factory-built aircraft, which has a useful cargo load of 725kg (1,600lb), will incorporate the freighter modification developed by Oxford, Maine-based Oxford Aviation. This includes cabin liners and tie-downs for three restraining nets. </p> <p>Oxford is modifying three used aircraft for Quest, which is replacing part of its Cessna 310 fleet, used to transport samples between medical laboratories. </p>