Used Aircraft Guide


Cessna 310

One of the most distinctive silhouettes there is, the 310 can deliver good service...but be careful of gear rigging and fuel system management.


The Cessna 310 is one of the classics of general aviation, enjoying a 27-year production run during which it served as Cessna’s answer to the Beech Baron, Piper Aztec, Commander 500, and Aerostar. More than 5,400 were built, and there are several major variations.

With so much to choose from, any serious buyer should be able to find an airplane that fits the bill.

But there are things to be careful of when considering a 310. First and foremost is the gear, which is relatively delicate and sensitive to proper rigging and maintenance. The airplane can also be a handful to fly, though pilots note that with proper training and due diligence, it can make a good IFR platform....

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