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Cessna 210

Unread post by SkyRaider » Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:26 pm

The Best Single Cessna ever made? Many love them for the endurance, speed and useful load. But how many pros vs cons is there?
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by Pete » Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:49 pm

1979 on Turbo 210.. best single engine aeroplane ever built! =D> =D>
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by GL » Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:46 am

uRM

i SEEM TO REMEBER TWO ARTICLES WRITTEN IN THE NAMELESS AVAITION MAG ABOUT 210 THAT CAUSED A BIT OF DISCUSSION

(oops sorry bout caps)
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Re: Cessna 210

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Re: Cessna 210

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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by Burger » Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:57 pm

For a comprehensive review of the C210, read Bob Grimstead's report in the World Airnews, November 2001. To quote: "....the perfect combination of high speed with a generous load over an excellent range, without compromising its sparkling handling...."
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by SkyRaider » Fri Oct 23, 2009 9:23 am

Yes. Flying a '76 model L with the 550 conversion, I strongly believe it is perfect in every way.... but what about ventilation? The only thing I don't like and flying in the north it can really get very hot and sweaty inside...

What to do?
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Unread post by GL » Fri Oct 23, 2009 11:32 am

Don't buy the Cessna Air con - mate of mine living in Bots did an said its fifty pounds of useless junk - and cost him R250k.
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by SkyRaider » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:31 pm

Thanks for the reply. Yes I saw the kit is about $18 000 before import and instillation. Plus the more accessories the more the empty weight shoots up the less usefull load etc..etc..

I don't suppose one can add more vents/openings or maybe a fan with those little small sprayer thing-a-majikies?
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by Pete » Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:54 pm

SkyRaider wrote:Yes. Flying a '76 model L with the 550 conversion, I strongly believe it is perfect in every way.... but what about ventilation? The only thing I don't like and flying in the north it can really get very hot and sweaty inside...

What to do?
550 conversion (especially the "TI") is the best thing you can do for a normally aspirated 210 :D

Hah hah.. if you want to know what hot is fly a Bonanza :wink: :wink: .. 210 crew sit in the shade under that nice wing..for okes like me that have grown through their hair and even wear a cap when it is full moon.. this is important! 8)

210 uber alles!! =D>
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by SkyRaider » Mon Oct 26, 2009 2:59 pm

"is the best thing you can do for a normally aspirated 210"

Yes but it works good on the turbo models, I know people who own a turbo and he said he would look at a 550 at the time of overhaul and someone I know from a airfield nearby has a Turbo body with a 550 conversion and it works good but high level performance is not the same as the turbo but the maintenance is cheaper, Gph is better etc..

But I suppose its cooler at high level flight, but the problem is during ground operation and take off - the heat is unbearable. Looks like I will have to install some fans...
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by Burger » Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:06 pm

C210's are great for camping & airshow: All your Piper & Beechcraft friends have to ask if they can also sit in the shade of your wings....
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by CloudDancer » Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:21 pm

The best RG six seat piston ever made, especially the 1979 210N !!
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by Corvus » Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:07 am

Cessna T210M 1977 Model
Just the most amazing airplane to fly, versatile, powerful, glides well, carries good load,simple to operate and a real go places feel to it.
I love this airplane. :D
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Re: Cessna 210

Unread post by SkyRaider » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:48 am

Saw in a aviation mag that you should use creep marks on your tires to see when its running a bit flat. I have never heard nor seen marks like that, apparently its yellow or yellow should be used. Does anyone know what they are talking about?

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