Cessna Logo – Cessna Company , located in Wichita , Kansas , United States , is a manufacturer of aircraft , ranging from small four-seat models to business jets. The company was born in June 1911 , when a farmer in Rago , Kansas , called Clyde Cessna built his first aircraft, a type monoplane Bleriot Elbridge powered by a 60 hp.
In February 1925, Cessna partnered with Lloyd Stearman and Walter Beech to form the company Travel Air Manufacturing Company , where he remained until September 1927 , when Victor Roos formed with the Cessna-Roos Aircraft Company , which became Cessna not two months Later, after the departure of Roos.
Cessna’s first design was mass produced the Cessna Model A , who led a long and immensely popular series of high-wing monoplane which has persisted until recently in the range of single-engine Cessna. On the other hand, built its first twin-engine Cessna light in 1939 , a five-seat commercial transport called Cessna Model T-50 by the company, similar to many other models that became popular in the U.S.. States. the late thirties.
After the end of World War II , Cessna created the Cessna 170 , which, together with its variant, the Model 172 , became the model most widely produced light aircraft in aviation history. Cessna was bought by General Dynamics in 1985, and by Textron in 1992 .