This Incredible Plane: Cessna 620

Too late for one era, too early for another, this wonderful mini airliner turned out to be both behind and ahead of its time!

Twenty years before the first Cessna Citation entered service in 1972, the Cessna Aircraft Company explored the market for a business aircraft designed to carry eight to 10 executives high above the weather in air-conditioned and pressurized comfort. Responding to a survey from the then-fledgling National Business Aircraft Association, the company decided that the time was right for a four-engine mini airliner, one part light twin, and one part DC-6 clone.

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