The first twin engine aircraft manufactured by Cessna after World War II.
The U-3A is the military variant of the civilian Cessna Model 310. The 310 proved very successful in the civil market and was chosen by the Air Force in 1957 for use as a light utility transport. ... (more)
The Blue Canoe is a bit small in comparison to all the transports at the Air Mobility Command Museum.
Delivered to the Air Force on 7/29/1957 and came to the Hill Aerospace Museum in June 1988.
[1200 px] Chino Air Show 2008 / formerly in service with USAF as 60-6080
Blue Canoe tucked under the wing of Old Shakey in the Museum of Aviation's back yard.
A C-310 (U3-A) sitting outside of an airplane mechanics school near the Amarillo International Airport.