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Cessna 172N Performance

Modification Cessna 172N
Wing span, m 10.97
Aircraft length, m 8
Airplane height, m 2.7
Wing surface area, m2 16.30

Cessna 172N dimension

Aircraft empty weight, kg 649 кг
Max gross takeoff weight 1035 кг
Engine type 1 Lycoming O320H2AD
Power, hp 160
Max speed, km/h 232
Cruise speed, km/h 226
Economic speed, km/h 213
Operational range, km 1166
Max climb capability, m/min 235
Service ceiling, m 4328
Crew 1
Useful load: 3 passangers + cargo
Fuel used: 100LL (AVGAS)
Max amount of fuel: 43 U.S Gallons (162 litres)
Average flight duration: 4.3 hour
Oil used:: Aeroshell 50215

Speed/ Consumption

Pressure Alt RPM 20° BELOW ISA
KTAS/GPH
ISA TEMP
KTAS/GPH
20° ABOVE ISA
KTAS/GPH
2000 2400
2300
2200
2100
111/8.0
106/7.1
101/6.3
95/5.8
111/7.5
105/6.7
100/6.1
94/5.6
110/7.1
105/6.3
99/5.8
93/5.4
4000 2400
2300
2200
2100
111/7.6
105/6.8
100/6.1
94/5.6
110/7.1
105/6.4
99/5.9
93/5.5
109/6.7
104/6.1
98/5.7
92/5.3
6000 2500
2400

2300
2200
116/8.1
110/7.2

105/6.5
99/5.9
115/7.6
109/6.8

104/6.2
98/5.7
114/7.1
109/6.4
103/5.9
97/5.5
8000 2600
2500
2400

2300
120/8.6
115/7.7
110/6.9

104/6.2
120/8.0
114/7.2
109/6.5

103/6.0
119/7.5
113/6.8

108/6.2
102/5.8

1 KTAS = 1.852 km/h
1 GPH = 3.79 litres

Speed table

Takeoff:
Normal Climb Out - 70-80 KIAS (129 - 148 km/h)
Short Field Takeoff, Flaps UP, Speed at 50 Feet - 59 KIAS (109 km/h)

Enroute Climb:
Normal - 75-85 KIAS (138 - 157 km/h)
Best Rate of Climb, Sea Level - 73 KIAS (135 km/h)
Best Angle of Climb, Sea Level - 59 KIAS (109 km/h)

Landing Approach:
Normal Approach, Flaps Up - 60-70 KIAS (110-129 km/h)
Normal Approach, Flaps 40° - 55-65 KIAS (101-120 km/h)
Short Field Approach, Flaps 40° - 60 KIAS (111 km/h)

Go-around:
Maximum Power, Flaps 20° - 55 KIAS (101 km/h)

Maximum Crosswind:
Takeoff - 15 knots (7.7 m/s)
Landing - 15 knots (7.7 m/s)
SPEED KIAS KM/H REMARKS
Vne Never Exceed Speed 160 296 Do not exceed this speed in any operation
Vno Maximum Structural
Cruising Speed
128 237 Do not exceed this speed expect in smooth air
Va Maneuvering Speed:
2300 Pounds
1950 Pounds
1600 Pounds
97
89
80
180
165
148
Do not make full or abrupt contorl movements above this speed
Vfe Maximum Flap Extended Speed: 85 157 Do not exceed this speed with flaps down

White Arc: 41 - 85 (76 - 157 km/h) Full Flap Operating Range. Lower limit is maximum weight Vso in landing configuration. Upper limit is maximum speed permissible with flaps extended.

Green Arc: 47 - 128 (87 - 237 km/h) Normal Operating Range. Lower limit is maximum weight Vg at most forward C.G. with flaps retracted. Upper limit is maximum structural cruising speed.

Yellow Arc: 128 - 160 (200 - 296 km/h) Operations must be conducted with caution and only in smooth air

Red Line: 160 (296 km/h) Maximum speed for all operations


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