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William D. Thompson

Test Pilot

Cessna 195

HQ Phone:  (617) 584-8354

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Cessna 195

1919 Cocoplum Way

Naples, Florida,34105

United States

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Affiliations

United States Air Force

Director of Regional Affairs


Web References(28 Total References)


Micron Radio Control : Stevens Aero Micro Models - Scale Aeroplanes (print)

maltonmontessorischool.co.uk [cached]

The prototype first flew on May 26, 1952, with Cessna test pilot William D. Thompson at the controls.


1993 Annual Fly-In, Jennings, LA

www.cessna195.org [cached]

Bill Thompson
Cessna 195 Test Pilot at 1993 Fly-In.


cessnaflyer.org

According to Bill Thompson, author of Cessna Wings for the World and longtime Cessna test pilot, Cessna chose bladder tanks over integral tanks to decrease the likelihood of fire in the event of a crash.
Bill has many standby systems with one major missing link.


cessnaflyer.org

In 1964 a group of engineers set off for major aerial application areas in Georgia and Texas and interviewed owners and pilots and determine what they wanted. “To carry the requested 200 gallons of liquid,� wrote Cessna manager of flight test Bill Thompson, “it was necessary to consider a 200 sq. ft. wing area and about 40+ feet of span.
The operators had requested a large and robust wing root `step area’ capable of withstanding abuse from loaders dumping 100-lb. bags of dry material into the hopper.�


cessnaflyer.org

In 1964 a group of engineers set off for major aerial application areas in Georgia and Texas and interviewed owners and pilots and determine what they wanted. “To carry the requested 200 gallons of liquid,� wrote Cessna manager of flight test Bill Thompson, “it was necessary to consider a 200 sq. ft. wing area and about 40+ feet of span.
The operators had requested a large and robust wing root `step area’ capable of withstanding abuse from loaders dumping 100-lb. bags of dry material into the hopper.� “To carry the requested 200 gallons of liquid,� wrote Cessna manager of flight test and aerodynamics Bill Thompson, “it was necessary to consider a 200-square-foot wing area and about 40-plus feet of span. The operators had requested a large and robust wing root ‘step area’ capable of withstanding abuse from loaders dumping 100-pound bags of dry material into the hopper.�


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