Used Aircraft Guide

May 2007 Issue

Cessna 414/414A Speed, Style, Class

The last of Cessna’s cabin-class piston twins, used 414s and Chancellors are much in demand as owner-flown business and personal aircraft.

They were the last of the pressurized, piston, 400-series airplanes Cessna developed, and pilots and mechanics will tell you that Cessna got it right with the Models 414 and 414A. Combining spacious cabins and relatively small, efficient engines, the 414 series can carry lots of fuel or a small crowd with their belongings—but not both. Also, the big Cessnas have safety records that are unmatched by any other light twin.

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