August 2013 Issue
Cessna Engine Upgrades: Wide Market Choice
You want more power? You got it. Theres a mod for virtually every model. We look at a cross-section of whats available. As usual, theres no free lunch.
No replacement for displacement. Theres no substitute for horsepower. The clichés have been stuck in your head for a few months. You own a single-engine Cessna and you want more performance, but you dont want to buy more airplane. You want to know if you can drop more engine in your airframe, how much it will increase performance, what it will cost and whether youll get the investment back when you sell the airplane. Well walk you through the answers to those questions while providing a sampling of some of the amazing number of engine mods available for single-engine Cessnas. Well also discuss how to look at the cost-benefit evaluation of a conversion.
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