As easy to fly as the 172, but with 30 horses more pep. Has new engine-noise
reducing system; tricycle gear, speed fairings optional; 175-hp Continental;
595 miles; 139 mph; $10,995.
Float version of Zephyr 400, like all Taylor-crafts, has Fiberglas fuselage and
wings; extra door to rear seat; 225-hp Continental; 600 miles; 130 mph;
$13,990; Edo floats $4,585 extra.
Cessna's top single-engine model is de luxe version of the Cessna 182 with
factory-installed radio and navigational equipment included; 230-hp
Continental; 667 miles; 158 mph; $16,850.
Special wing and flap design give Courier controlled, slow flight, plus a
nearly vertical takeoff and landing; 260-hp Lycoming; 700 miles; 160 mph; seats
5; $29,600. Floats are extra.
Certificated in 1957, the C-2IV is the only single-engine true amphibian now
produced; all-metal body; shoulder wing; seats 4; 180-hp Lycoming pusher; 500
miles; 130 mph; $21,780.
New entry into the Bonanza field has all-metal construction; 4 seats, 3
removable for extra cargo; extra good visibility; tricycle gear; 240-hp
Continental; 680 miles; 195 mph; $21,500.
MOONEY MARK 20
This newcomer has metal fuselage; laminated spruce wings; gives more speed per
hp than any plane of its price; seats 4; tricycle gear; 180-hp Lycoming; 630
miles; 180 mph; $14,750.
Modern version of Giuseppe Bellanca's favorite plane has clean design,
distinctive tail; is fabric-covered; conventional gear; seats 4; 230-hp
Continental; 800 miles; 196 mph; $17,950.