Cessna 400 Corvalis TT (Twin Turbocharged), the world’s fastest fixed - gear aircraft, is a four-seat, single-engine, low-wing general aviation airplane and also it stands out by its engine performances.
Producing 310 horsepower (230 kW) at 2600 rpm, Cessna 400 Corvalis is powered by a turbocharged Continental TSIO-550-C engine.
The original Columbia 300 advanced to become the all-electric Columbia 350; later, Columbia added a turbocharged model—the 400. Today, the airplanes have been rebadged the Cessna 400 as the Cessna Corvalis TT and the 350 as the Cessna Corvalis.
For pilots, the passion to flight will be at maximum when they will observe some important elements like the sophisticated, stylish cabin, glass cockpit and side-stick control.
Not only the pilots, also the passengers will fly up to 1250 nm, enjoying more the breathtaking view, because this aircraft is equipped with a BiO2™ four-place built-in oxygen system.
turbocharged Continental TSIO-550-C engine, 310 hp
Having a Garmin G1000 glass cockpit, a Garmin GFC 700 fully integrated flight control system, the E-glass and light, carbon-fiber composite materials, the pilot will have absolute control, being in maximum security.
Comfort is another word to describe Cessna 400 Corvalis TT. Climb into this aircraft and you will see that everything just makes sense. Cessna brand has always been characterized as a dedication to safety and the Cessna 400 Corvalis TT is no exception. The robustness and safety have obviously found their place in this aircraft.
Initially sold as the Cessna 350, the aircraft was given the marketing name Corvalis by Cessna on 14 January 2009.
Cessna 400 Corvalis TT Exterior
Two of the best-looking aircrafts in the world, 400 Corvalis TT and 350 Corvalis are very close of speed and performance terms.
Both are primarily constructed of E-glass and carbon-fiber composite, materials that greatly enhance structural integrity, speed and performance, also the 350 Corvalis is not far behind. The 400 Corvalis TT is the fastest fixed-gear single-engine piston aircraft in the air today.
The innovative design and the manufacturing processes of these aircrafts transmit to the pilots the confidence and the peace of mind.
Fast yet forgiving
The 400 Corvalis TT and 350 Corvalis offer the most stable ride in turbulence, having highest wing loading in their class.
The combination of the contemporary design and smooth, aerodynamic lines, make Corvalis aircrafts to have “that extra-special something”, like so many supermodels throughout history.
The fuselage, the wings and the flight controls of this aircraft are imbedded with lightning mesh to effectively and safely dissipate the adverse effects of a lightning strike.
Additionally, static wicks on the trailing edge of the wings and elevator allow static build-up to be delivered safely without distressing avionics functionality or disrupting other electrical systems.
|Dimensions||400 Corvalis TT|
|Height||9 ft (2.74 m)|
|Length||25 ft 4 in (7.72 m)|
|Wingspan||35 ft 10 in (10.91 m)|
Cessna 400 Corvalis TT Interior
Comfort, refinement and luxury are the essential characteristics of the Cessna 400 CorvalisTT Interior.
You will have a nice, relaxing trip because of the hand-stitched leather seats and sidewalls, class-leading cabin appointments and innovative, active safety features position the 400 CorvalisTT and 350 Corvalis cabin far above the competition. The unique and modern design of the 400 Corvalis and 350 Corvalis TT cabin is more than simply aesthetically pleasing.
You can bring a lot of luggage because there is a large storage lockable and accessible through a rear exterior door, so you will feel more relaxing and comfortable.
You will benefit of: hand stitched leather seats, fully lined cabin walls bespeak and also the four seats are outfitted with a unique three-point harness, that make your flying experience more relaxing.
Every 350 Corvalis and 400 Corvalis TT will come equipped with some important elements like: the climate control system (that monitors cabin temperature and automatically applies heat or air conditioning), the modern side-stick controls (that allow the pilot to feel the aerodynamic forces of the aircraft), the electric elevator and aileron trim that make setting up the airplane in any flight configuration faster and without any problems.
|Height||49 in (1.24 m)|
|Width||49 in (1.24 m)|
|Length||11 ft 8 in (3.54 m)|
|Standard Seating Capacity||4|
|Baggage Capacity||25 cubic ft (0.7 cubic m)|
Cessna 400 Corvalis TT Avionics
The pilot will enjoy the best technology and equipment ever like: the Garmin G1000 glass cockpit with integrated Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™). The G1000 also is equipped with a fully integrated transponder, a dual Nav/Comm/WAAS/GPS, two large, 10.4-inch high-resolution active-matrix LCDs, that present the real-time flight-critical data, including traffic information, heading data, digital altitude, topographic data and relative terrain mapping.
And the list is incomplete.
We have to consider the autopilot controls, the crew alerting, the engine indication and the digital audio panel, all of which will bring the security and the confidence you need to buy this aircraft. Plus, the G1000 is also included in our Caravan, Skylane and the Citation Mustang models.
400 Corvalis TT - Flight Control System
The 400 Corvalis TT , Skyhawk SP, 350 Corvalis, also all Skylane and Stationair models come equipped with the Garmin GFC 700 fully integrated flight control system. Having as well, some innovative features including overspeed protection, airspeed hold, pitch hold and coupled VNAV, the Garmin GFC 700 fully integrated flight control system offers precise lateral and vertical guidance and also maximum safety, reliability on your aircraft. Every element of this state-of-the-art system is designed to offer maximum reliability, safety and situational awareness.
(SVT) The weather and the aircraft position is a significant problem for many aircrafts. We can help you see the mountains coming with Garmin’s G1000® Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™), also available on Cessna Skyhawk, Stationair, 400 Corvalis TT and 350 Corvalis models.
With the Garmin’s G1000® Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™) you can observe the aircraft’s position in real-time 3-D images showing you outstanding situational awareness. Also you can remake many other features like: synthetic terrain, flight-path markers, flight hazards and highway-in-the-sky, all on one easy-to-read avionics panel. All these make flying easier and safer.
The XM Weather program includes textual and graphical METARS, NEXRAD radar, TAFs; you will also get others graphical products like: lightning, freezing levels, and TFRs, cloud tops. The XM Satellite automatically sends this useful information, well structured, to your aircraft and continuously update it, to offer you a near real-time picture of meteorological or terrain conditions.
400 Corvalis TT Engine
235 knots and a range of 1,250 nautical miles
Teledyne Continental Motors is recognized throughout the industry for manufacturing solid and trustworthy engines. Only the fastest and most efficient aircrafts in the world utilize TCM powerplants.
400 Corvalis TT Engine is characterized by these important traits like a max cruise speed of 235 knots (435 km/hr) and a range of 1,250 nautical miles (2,315 km) at economy cruise speeds, because of its TCM TSIO-550-C six-cylinder, fuel-injected, twin turbocharged engine with dual intercoolers.
400 Corvalis TT Safety
- Cessna efforts will give some facilities for pilots like a favorable insurance and the best comfort.
- When you will take the aircraft to the skies, as a Cessna pilot you will feel the confidence and the comfort level.
- The fuselage, the wings and the flight controls of this aircraft are imbedded with lightning mesh to effectively and safely throw away the adverse effects of a lightning strike.
- Additionally, static wicks on the trailing edge of the wings and elevator allow static build-up to be delivered safely without distressing avionics functionality or disrupting other electrical systems.
- The Cessna mission to build an aircraft that reacts to troubles and also can avoid it, is completed, the safety is at maximum. From prop to tail, the design of this aircraft is very attractive.
|Performance||400 Corvalis TT|
|Single Pilot Certified||Yes|
|Maximum Cruise Speed||235 ktas (435 km/h)|
|Certified Ceiling||25,000 ft (7,620 m)|
|Takeoff Distance||1,900 ft (579 m)|
|Landing Distance||2,600 ft (792 m)|
|Rate of Climb at Sea Level||1,400 fpm (427 mpm)|
|Range||1,250 nm (2,315 km)|
|Maximum Weights||400 Corvalis TT|
|Ramp Weight||3,600 lb (1,633 kg)|
|Takeoff Weight||3,600 lb (1,633 kg)|
|Landing Weight||3,420 lb (1,551 kg)|
|Zero Fuel Weight||3,300 lb (1,497 kg)|
|Usable Fuel Capacity||612 lb (278 kg)|
|Typically-Equipped Empty Weight||2,550 lb (1,157 kg)|
|Useful Load||1,050 lb (476 kg)|
|Maximum Payload||750 lb (340 kg)|
|Full-Fuel Payload||138 lb (199 kg)|
|Powerplant||400 Corvalis TT|
|Model (Number)||TSIO-550-C (1)|
|Time Between Overhauls||2,000 hr|
Pricing and Cost
Price for the Cessna 400 Corvalis TT is $635,000
|Operating Costs||400 Corvalis TT|
|Cost per Mile||$0.96|
|Cost per Hour||$190|