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Specifications (172R)Edit

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Data from Cessna[1][2]

General characteristics
  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: three passengers
  • Length: 27 ft 2 in (8.3 m)
  • Wingspan: 36 ft 1 in (11 m)
  • Height: 8 ft 11 in (2.7 m)
  • Wing area: 174 sq ft (16 m2)
  • Aspect ratio: 7.32
  • Airfoil: modified NACA 2412
  • Empty weight: 1,691 lb (767 kg)
  • Gross weight: 2,450 lb (1,111 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 56 US gallons (212 litres)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-360-L2A four cylinder, horizontally opposed aircraft engine, 160 hp (Expression error: Unexpected < operator. kW)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed metal

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 122 kn (Expression error: Unexpected < operator. mph; Expression error: Unexpected < operator. km/h)
  • Stall speed: 47 kn (Expression error: Unexpected < operator. mph; Expression error: Unexpected < operator. km/h) (power off, flaps down)[3]
  • Never exceed speed: 163 kn (Expression error: Unexpected < operator. mph; Expression error: Unexpected < operator. km/h) (IAS)[4]
  • Range: 696 nmi (
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    ) with 45 minute reserve, 55% Power, at 12,000 ft
  • Service ceiling: 13,500 ft (4,100 m)
  • Rate of climb: 721 ft/min (
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ReferencesEdit

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  3. Jackson 2003, pp. 588–589.
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