CESSNA 172N

G-GYAV

VITAL STATISTICS

Performance
  Knots  

Knots

  Knots
Vx

59

Va

97 Note 1

Rotate

65

Vy

79

Va

89 Note 2

Cruise at 2300 rpm

100

Vno

128

Vsi

47

Best angle of glide

65

Vne

160

Vso

41

Short finals (flaps down)

60

Vfe

85

    Crosswind limit

15

Note 1: at max weight

Note 2: at 1950 lbs

Weight and Balance
  Pounds Kilograms Max fwd C of G Max aft C of G
MAUW

2307

1047

38.50 ins

47.3 ins

Aerobatic

1653

750

2000lbs 38.50 ins

40.5 ins

SEW   Datum is the firewall
BEW

1550

704

Max landing weight

2300

1044

Lever arm 39.46 ins
Useful load

757

344

Wing span 36 ft
Max baggage weight

120

55

Wing loading 13.2 lbs/ft2

Fuel and Endurance
 

US gallons

Litres

Endurance hrs

With Reserves 0.75 hrs

Fuel 100 LL

43

156

   
Useable fuel

40

145

5.0

4.25

Usage at 2300 rpm

8USG/hr

29l/hr

   

Aircraft
Tyres     Electrics  
Nosewheel

5.00 x 5

31 p.s.i Alternator 28V 60A
Main wheels

6.00 x 6

29 p.s.i. Battery 24V 25A
Oil        
 

6 US quarts

5.7 litres

25-100 psi normal

100-245oF
Propeller     Flaps  
 

McCauley

75 ins

Variable 0-40o  

Short Field Takeoff

1       Set Flaps UP

4     Climb at  59 knots to clear obstacles

2       Rotate at 52 knots

5     Normal climb attitude at  75 knots

3       Fly level to 59 knots

6     Normal ground run 220m @ISA ,sea level, max wt         

Compass Variation

Recalibrated April 2007

N 30 60 E 120 150 S 210 240 W 300 330
357 29 57 87 118 181 211 211 241 272 301 327

 

 

EQUIPMENT

4-Man Life Raft (Orange)

6 Lifejackets

Emergency Locator Beacon (transmits G-GYAV callsign on 121.50)

Portable Collision Avoidance System (PCAS)

PCAS MRX Manuals

 

Weight and Balance

Never be overweight! Use the

Weight & Balance Calculator

spreadsheet created by Bill Baltzopoulos and Peter Dodds from the POH and the W&B certificate

(Click the links here to download Sheet 1 and Sheet 2 of the W&B certificate)