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1956 Cessna 310 // Save the 310 // N310EB

Auction Start: May 10, 2024
Auction End: May 16, 2024 12:00 pm

310 Details

Make:

CESSNA

Model:

310

Year:

1956

Auction Start Date:
May 10, 2024
Auction Start Date:

2024-05-10

Serial No:

35446

Seat:

4

Category:

Normal

Time:

4450

Location:
Description: Save the 310! Your chance to own the plane from Jimmy’s World. This aircraft is guaranteed to make you the center of attention at any ramp or fly-in being the only 310 with a polished exterior on the planet. Join in on the fun of the live auction experience by bidding on this unique piece of aviation memorabilia featured by AirSpace Auctions.
Airframe Details
  • 1956 Cessna 310
  • N310EB
  • S/N 35446
  • TT 4450
  • Fresh annual by TAS the twin Cessna experts
Engine Details
  • Continental O-470-M
  • L S/N 51413-6-M
  • R S/N 52040-7-M
  • 240 HP
  • Max RPM 2600
  • Right SMOH 823
  • Right TT 2542
  • Right  overhauled 5/78
  • Left engine SMOH 1820
  • Left engine TT 3643
  • Left overhauled 6/73
Propeller Details
  • 2020 overhaul of props
  • Hartzel Model HC-QYF-2CUF
  • L Hub S/N AN7087B
  • R Hub S/N AN7086B
  • L Blade S/N 211394 211392
  • R Blade S/N 211383 211385
  • 2020 Overhaul of props
  • L Prop SNEW 645
  • R Prop SNEW 645
Avionics Details
  • Altimeter
  • Airspeed
  • Turn cordinator
  • Artificial horizon
  • Directional gyro
  • Altimeter
  • Vertical speed
  • ILS
  • Amp meter
  • Volt meter
  • Suction gauge
  • Manifold pressure
  • RPM gauge X2
  • Oil temp X2
  • Oil pressure X2
  • Oil temp X2
  • EGT
  • Cylinder head temp X2
  • Fuel quanity
  • OAT
  • Hobbs
  • Avidyne 540
  • Remote transponder
  • ADSB in and out
  • PS Engineering Audio Panel
Additional Features
  • Sure Fly electronic magnetos each engine
  • Air Power alternator
  • Oil and fuel hoses all new
  • 150 point gear inspection completed
  • Champion fine wire plugs
  • Sun visors
  • Previous N# N5246A
  • Brand new brakes tires and tubes
  • No augmenter corrosion
Exterior
Freshly polished exterior like no other 310 on the planet. Featuring American flags on the tail and the Silver Bullet on the nose.
Interior
Original blue and grey interior throughout, with white headliner. No major tears, however interior show wear to be expected with an aircraft of this vintage.
Auction Details
Contact Phone: 254-735-5030
Contact Email: aircrew@airspaceauctions.com
Registration Number: N310EB
Make: CESSNA
Model: 310
Required Deposit: $2000
Buyers Premium: 6%
Start Date: May 10, 2024
End Date: May 16, 2024 12:00 pm
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Save The 310 (From Jimmy’s World!)

The Iconic 1956 Cessna 310: A Polished Gem in Aviation History

This 1956 310 is the infamous one featured on Jimmy’s World You Tube Channel. He has lovingly buffed and polished the aluminum to a mirror finish and poured his extensive mechanical experience into polishing the mechanical operation of this classic bird. The year was 1956, a period marked by innovation and progress in the aviation industry. Among the notable aircraft of that time, one standout was the Cessna 310. With its sleek design and versatile capabilities, the 310 quickly established itself as a reliable workhorse in both commercial and private aviation sectors. See Jimmy’s release video: https://youtu.be/BSmoXlSrYBs?si=wdAfnseCwehGtFMo

A Glimpse into Cessna’s History

Before delving into the specifics of the Cessna 310, it’s essential to understand the legacy of its manufacturer, Cessna Aircraft Company. Founded in 1927 by Clyde Cessna, the company has been a prominent figure in the aviation world, renowned for its commitment to quality and innovation. Over the years, Cessna has produced a myriad of aircraft ranging from single-engine piston planes to business jets, solidifying its reputation as a leader in the industry.

The Birth of the Cessna 310

Introduced in 1954, the Cessna 310 was envisioned as a twin-engine, low-wing monoplane designed for both personal and small business use. Its all-metal construction and streamlined shape embodied the aesthetic of the era, reflecting the fascination with speed and modernity prevalent during the 1950s.

Versatility Redefined

One of the most remarkable aspects of the Cessna 310 was its versatility. Capable of carrying up to four passengers, the aircraft was well-suited for both short-haul flights and longer journeys, making it a popular choice among private owners and small charter companies alike. Its spacious cabin, coupled with ample luggage capacity, ensured a comfortable and convenient travel experience for passengers.

A Shining Example of Polished Aluminum

What truly sets the 1956 Cessna 310 apart is its exterior finish. Unlike traditional paint schemes, this particular aircraft boasts a meticulously polished aluminum exterior, a rarity that makes it a true standout in the aviation world. The gleaming surface not only evokes a sense of timeless elegance but also reflects the dedication to craftsmanship and attention to detail characteristic of the era.

Jimmy’s World and the Silver Bullet

Enter the realm of aviation enthusiasts, where Jimmy’s World, a popular YouTube channel hosted by aviation aficionado Jimmy, has captured the hearts of viewers worldwide. Known for his passion for vintage aircraft and aviation history, Jimmy recently featured the 1956 Cessna 310, affectionately dubbed the “Silver Bullet,” on his channel. With its polished exterior and iconic American flag decals, the aircraft quickly became a symbol of classic aviation glamour, garnering admiration from enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Aircraft specification

Airframe:

The 1956 Cessna 310, bearing the registration N310EB and serial number 35446, boasts a distinguished airframe with a total time of 4450 hours. This timeless aircraft has undergone a fresh annual inspection by TAS, ensuring its airworthiness and reliability. Renowned as the only fully polished 310 in existence, its exterior gleams with a lustrous sheen, making it a standout wherever it goes.

Engine:

Powered by a Continental O-470-M engine, the 1956 Cessna 310 delivers a robust performance with 240 horsepower. The left engine, with serial number 51413-6-M, has undergone significant overhaul, boasting 1820 hours since overhaul, while the right engine, with serial number 52040-7-M, offers 823 hours since overhaul. With maximum RPM of 2600, these engines ensure smooth and efficient operation, making every flight a memorable experience.

Prop:

Equipped with Hartzel Model HC-QYF-2CUF props, the 1956 Cessna 310 underwent a complete overhaul in 2020, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. With both left and right props boasting serial numbers AN7087B and AN7086B respectively, along with fresh blades, these props deliver superior thrust and efficiency, enhancing the aircraft’s overall performance.

Avionics:

The avionics suite of the 1956 Cessna 310 is designed to provide pilots with comprehensive navigation and communication capabilities. Featuring essential instruments such as altimeter, airspeed indicator, turn coordinator, and artificial horizon, along with advanced systems like ILS and Avidyne 540, this aircraft offers unparalleled situational awareness and safety. Additionally, with ADS-B in and out capability and a PS Engineering audio panel, pilots can stay connected and informed throughout their journey.

Additional Features:

In addition to its impressive performance capabilities, the 1956 Cessna 310 comes equipped with a range of additional features to enhance comfort, safety, and convenience. From Sure Fly electronic magnetos and Air Power alternator to new oil and fuel hoses and a 150-point gear inspection, no detail has been overlooked in ensuring the aircraft’s reliability and functionality. With brand new brakes, tires, and tubes, along with Champion fine wire plugs and sun visors, this aircraft is ready to take on any adventure with style and confidence.

Exterior:

The exterior of the 1956 Cessna 310 is a sight to behold, featuring a freshly polished aluminum finish that sets it apart from any other aircraft. Adorned with iconic American flags on the tail and the Silver Bullet emblem on the nose, this aircraft exudes patriotism and vintage charm. Its sleek and streamlined design, coupled with meticulous attention to detail, makes it a true masterpiece of aviation craftsmanship.

Interior:

Step inside the 1956 Cessna 310, and you’ll find yourself enveloped in a classic yet comfortable interior. Boasting original blue and grey upholstery throughout, complemented by a white headliner, the cabin exudes a timeless elegance reminiscent of the golden age of aviation. While showing signs of wear consistent with its vintage, the interior remains well-maintained and functional, offering passengers a cozy and inviting space to enjoy their journey.

Upcoming Auction: Your Chance to Own a Piece of History

Excitement is in the air as AirSpace Auctions prepares to showcase the iconic 1956 Cessna 310 to prospective buyers. With its fresh annual inspection completed by TAS, the renowned twin Cessna experts, this meticulously maintained aircraft is ready to soar into the skies once again. Boasting a Continental O-470-M engine and Hartzel Model HC-QYF-2CUF props, the 310 promises performance and reliability for years to come.

Key Auction Information:

  • Auction Dates: May 10, 2024 – May 16, 2024
  • Minimum Bid: $0.01
  • Buyer Premium: 6%
  • Deposit Required: $2000

Don’t Miss Your Chance!

Whether you’re a seasoned aviator, a vintage aircraft enthusiast, or simply someone captivated by the allure of polished aluminum, the 1956 Cessna 310 offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of aviation history. Join us at AirSpace Auctions and bid on this exceptional aircraft, guaranteed to turn heads and evoke a sense of nostalgia wherever it goes. Don’t let this opportunity fly by – secure your place in aviation history today!