Cessna Aircraft is developing a diesel version of its Model 182 Skylane that, when available in the second quarter of 2013, will replace the Lycoming-powered Model 182 Skylane that burns leaded aviation gasoline. The Turbo 182 NXT will sport a Jet A-burning, direct injection turbo-diesel Safran SMA SR305-230 engine. Announcing the aircraft July 23 during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 2012 Airventure in Oshkosh, Wis., Jeff Umscheid, Cessna Models 172,182, 206 business leader, ...


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