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Cessna C172 Skyhawk

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The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is the top-rated single-engine flight training aircraft in the world. 

 

We purchase new aircraft directly from Cessna, so our student pilots and passengers enjoy state-of-the art avionics and equipment.

 

More Cessna 172s have been manufactured than any airplane in history!

 

FLY VFE operates a fleet of 15 Cessna C172s which serve as both training aircraft and personal transportation shuttles for both passengers and our flight crews.

5 of our fleet are currently at Independence, Kansas, at Cessnas factory facility.  Are you ready to take on the challenge of the 26 leg delivery flight to bring them to the UK?

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Baggage Capacity:
Weight: 120 lb.
Volume: 30 cu. ft.

Powerplant:
Manufacturer: Lycoming
Model: 10-360-L2A
Power Output: 180 hp
Propeller: McCauley, 2 blade metal, fixed-pitch

Technical Specifications

Length: 27′ 2″
Height: 8′ 11″
Wingspan: 36′ 1″
Wing area: 174 sq. ft.

Weights:
Max. Ramp Weight: 2,558 lb.
Max. T/O/Landing Weight: 2,550 lb.
Usable Fuel Weight: 318 lb.
Usable Fuel Volume: 53 gallons
Basic Empty Weight: 1,680 lb.
Useful Load: 878 lb.
Full Fuel Payload: 560 lb.

Performance:
Maximum Cruise Speed: 124 ktas
Maximum Range: 640 nm
Takeoff Distance: 1,630 ft.
Ground Roll: 960 ft.
Landing Distance: 1,335 ft.
Ground Roll: 575 ft.
Service Ceiling: 14,000 ft.
Maximum Climb Rate: 730 fpm
Maximum Limit Speed: 163 kias
Stall Speed: 48 kcas

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