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C421
Name 421 Golden Eagle
Manufacturer CESSNA
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC B
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

CESSNA Golden Eagle
CESSNA Executive Commuter
CESSNA 421
CESSNA 421 Golden Eagle
CESSNA 421 Executive Commuter


CESSNA 421 Golden Eagle

CESSNA 421 Golden Eagle

Image source: IANS

Description

Utility twin engine aircraft. In service since 1967. Pressurized development of CESSNA 411. Improved version CESSNA 421B Golden Eagle with lengthened nose and wing span. Last version (from 1975) CESSNA 421C with bonded wet wing, no tip tanks and higher vertical tail. Production ceased in 1985.

General

Aircraft name 421 Golden Eagle
ICAO code/WTC C421 / L
Manufacturer CESSNA
Type Code/APC L2P / B

Technical Data

Wing span 12.2 m40.026 ft
Length 10.3 m33.793 ft
Heigth 3.6 m11.811 ft
Powerplant 2 x 375 HP Continental GTSIO-520-H turbocharged piston engine with 3 blade propellers.
Engine Model Continental O-520

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C421

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