May 2013 Issue

Turbonormalized P210: Fast, Efficient, Quieter

Vitatoe Aviation hangs an easy-breathing, cool-running, turbonormalized IO-550 on a P210, giving it a strong rate of climb and turbine speed at altitude.

Vitatoe Aviation’s turbonormalized P210 conversion may just have turned the Cessna P210 into the airplane it should have been all along. I’ve liked the P210 ever since I first flew it in 1979. It’s fast, carries a good load, has honest handling and the pressurization spoiled me.

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