Skylane TT. Information supplied from Cessna Model TT Pilot Operating Handbook. Takeoff Distance. ISA, Flaps 20 Degrees, No Wind, Paved Level. Cessna’s new turbocharged TT From a few tiedowns away, the new turbocharged Cessna TT doesn’t look much different from the S. Aircraft Overview. This CT is one of our new generation Cessna’s. It is ideal for advanced flight training (CPL) and CSU endorsements for.

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It is provided for use as a free training resource for pilots and instructors. The airplane that I flew was outfitted with what I see as three of the most noteworthy improvements to come down the pike in a long time: Still, engine management is dirt simple. They greatly improved the fit and finish of the interior. The belts retract into the roof behind and between the seats. There’s no lever for the gear, but other than that, the Skylane retains all of the panel controls you’ll remember from the old days.

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The upgraded model was added to the current product line in The latest additions to the airplane are few but impressive, and the list of features added when the T model was launched a few years back are numerous.

But under conditions where the chips were down and you needed all the help you could get to keep from flying into that ridgeline, SVT is the best avoidance technology that I’ve seen.

The new generation of Skylanes also features the Garmin G glass cockpit.

Today’s Skylane tubro a fitting continuation of one of the most storied models in aviation history, a robust airplane that simply gets done whatever job you throw at it while giving its pilots all the modern advantages. Two of the important things Cessna has going for it with its new airplanes are new equipment including the excellent Garmin GFC autopilot and Synthetic Visionwhich you can’t get on older airplanes, and the new-airplane warranty, which substantially reduces the cost of ownership those first couple of years.


Most other new airplanes have gone to electrically powered backups. Clyde Cessna Russell W.

Here is a collection of checklists by RSV. They did a much better job corrosion-proofing the airplane. Takeoff and landing runway requirements are minimal, if not exactly in the STOL class. Retrieved 18 July It does not indicate whether these numbers include the retractable-gear s, which are no longer in production and therefore are not discussed on their webpage.

A turbo offers the benefit of better speed at all heights above about feet, but higher altitude also provides better VHF radio range, reduced traffic congestion, less turbulence, and better weather. The Turbo Skylane can realize significant performance benefits at non-oxygen altitudes.

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If you fly regularly with a skittish non-pilot, these can be a valuable option. Versatility and utility have been the dual messages of the Skylane from the get-go. WAAS wasn’t any help here, but in more and more cases, you can find approaches with vertical guidance to remote airports just like cessnq.

These files are samples of the Cessna Maintenance Manuals used by aircraft engineers. McCauley CS Landing ecssna type: The Turbo develops cruise power all the way up to its ceiling of 20, feet, and we were cruise climbing with the knobs full forward, showing knots and around fpm all the way up to 8, feet. This isn’t the first time I’ve flown with SVT, but it is the first time I’ve had the chance to fly with it in and around some serious terrain.


Views Read Edit View history. It’s also remarkably intuitive to work with. Unlike most new-design airplanes, you’ve also got cowl flaps to deal with in the The airplane also returns to Earth with similar reliability, demanding minimum piloting skill.

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You might not need SVT to save your life in these situations, but it’s an invaluable tool to help things go more smoothly. Cessna, then and now, has always been about providing buyers with great value, that is, a lot of performance and capability for the money, with an emphasis on airplanes that don’t weigh much and that can carry a good payload.

Inthe A variant was introduced along with the name Skylane. Retrieved 23 March It would have been very difficult indeed to have missed the message. The files here cessnq been included as part of the essential great truth that shared knowledge improves aviation safety.

It goes without saying that synthetic vision is not intended for use 182tt a primary reference; it’s purely advisory in nature. Just when Cessna thought it was safe to discontinue the normally-aspirated and turbocharged avgas s in favor of the new Skylane JT-A, fate stepped in with a surprise.

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