Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful mass produced light aircraft in history. The first production models were delivered in 1956 and they are still in production.* More commonly known as the “Skyhawk”, this aircraft is a four seat, single-engine, high wing airplane.

Cessna 172 M Skyhawk – Performance Data

Horsepower: 150 Gross Weight: 2300 lbs
Top Speed: 122 kts Empty Weight: 1335 lbs
Cruise Speed: 115 kts Fuel Capacity: 42 gal
Stall Speed (dirty): 44 kts Range: 435 nm
Takeoff Landing
Ground Roll: 865 ft Ground Roll 520 ft
Over 50 ft obstacle: 1525 ft Over 50 ft obstacle: 1250 ft
Rate Of Climb: 645 fpm
Ceiling: 13100 ft