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Bargain Buys on AircraftForSale: 1960 Cessna 210 Centurion

This classic early Centurion has a low-time engine, and it's ready for a panel upgrades.

This first-year 210 offers a good useful load for cross-country flying. [Courtesy of AircraftForSale]

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Cessna introduced the follow on to its 206 with the 210 in 1960, retaining the struts of its predecessor to make it instantly discernible from its later strutless brethren on the ramp. The early models retained the IO-470 engine at 260 hp, but with plenty of oomph to perform well in a variety of missions.

This classic 210 comes with only 119 hours SMOH on its engine, but stands ready for a panel upgrade, befitting its bargain status. Based in Placerville, California, the 210 has 5,086 hours on it, and 1,076 pound of useful load to work with.

Rated a good deal, it’s priced at $74,500.

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