Plane Spotter: Cessna 425Plane Spotter: Cessna 425

Cessna 425

A history of Conquest

What came first, Cessna’s Conquest I or Conquest II? Plane spotters with a taste for twin turboprop trivia testify that in this case, the Cessna 441 Conquest II predates the Cessna 425 Conquest I. If you spot a pressurized twin that looks like a piston-powered Cessna 421 Golden Eagle that on closer inspection is obviously a turboprop, go ahead and identify it as a Cessna Conquest I (although there is a small chance that it’s “just” a turboprop-converted Golden Eagle). Before being renamed, the Cessna 425 was called the Corsair.

Dan Namowitz

Dan Namowitz

Aviation Writer
Dan Namowitz is an aviation writer and flight instructor.
Topics: Aviation Industry, Turboprop

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