Cessna 407: Full Steam Ahead, Right Up Until the End

The aircraft was based on a T-37 ‘Tweet’ primary jet trainer modified for civilian use.
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The One, Brief Life of the Twin Cat

The aircraft was a modification of a 1950s-era Grumman Super Ag Cat biplane that replaced its single radial engine with two 310 hp ...
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Interstate TDR Developed as Unusual Kamikaze Machine

For a year during World War II, the twin-engine, piston-powered airplane flew both with a pilot aboard—and without.
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Cessna’s O-2TT Was Designed for Forward Air Control Missions

The model never went into production, and the sole mockup was likely destroyed.
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The Ryan YO-51 Wowed with STOL Performance

The design was developed as a liaison and observation platform for the U.S. Army Air Corps.
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Flaris LAR 01 Still Has Potential

While only one has been built, the single-engine jet appears to be in flight testing.
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Pilatus PD-01 Master Porter Was an Ambitious Concept

Although the airplane was never flown, it definitely stood out when introduced to the public in 1974.
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The T8F Is Luscombe’s ‘Crazy Uncle’

While similar to the rest of the company’s lineup in many ways, the model features many unique quirks.
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The RFB Fantrainer Turboprop Was Meant to Handle Like a Jet

While the model did meet the company’s goals in some respects, its performance was underwhelming.
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Convair Model 48 Charger Featured Stubby Wings

The 1960s-era design represented an ill-fated attempt to win a military contract competition.
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