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Cessna EC-1


Cessna EC-1

Model EC-1
Role Single-seat tourer
Manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company
Designer Eldon Cessna
Variants Cessna EC-2

The Cessna Model EC-1 was a 1930s American single-seat tourer built by the Cessna Aircraft Company.

Design and development

Cessna Aircraft was suffering in the depression and downturn in the economy following the Wall Street crash. Eldon Cessna, the son of Clyde Cessna designed a low-cost cheap to operate aircraft to meet the new conditions. The Model EC-1 was powered by a 25 hp (19 kW) Cleone engine. It did not go into production. A two-seat version the Model EC-2 was also developed.

See also

Related development


  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing. 
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