Monday, March 12, 2007


It's a postwar design with classic prewar curves. The Cessna 195 was positioned as a 5-seat, cabin class airliner when it was introduced in 1947. Sadly for Cessna, the powerful radial engine single never caught on in a broad way, and production ended after just 1100 units in 1954. Shed not a tear for Cessna, as the 172 launched just two years later and remains strong 35,000 hulls later.

This plane is owned by Coyle Schwab, president of the International Cessna 195 Club.

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1 astute observations :

  1. Aesthetic said...

    Almost makes me wanna fly...almost.