Used Aircraft Guide


Cessna 441 Conquest

Good performance and good handling make the top-of-the-line Cessna turboprop a wise choice–if you have the money for it.


Despite an extremely rocky start in the late ’70s, Cessna’s top-of-the-line turboprop has recovered nicely and now commands a premium in the marketplace. The 441 Conquest/Conquest II stacks up very well against the competition in an area of great interest to turboprop buyers: Performance.

In the aviation heyday of the 1970s, Cessna made a bold move by completely ignoring the fast-growing turboprop market (then populated by Beech, Mitsubishi and Rockwell, with Piper soon to arrive) by introducing the Citation fanjet. The idea was to leapfrog the competition and give the potential turboprop buyer the option of flying a real jet without having to jump up to...

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