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Friday, December 1, 2006

1977 Cessna Cardinal RG



Used price (Fall 2006): $63,000
Engine make/model: Lycoming IO-360-A1B6D
TBO (hrs.): 2000
Horesepower@altitude: 200@SL
Horsepower on takeoff: 200
Fuel type: 100/100LL
Propeller type: CS/two-blade
Landing gear type: Tri./Retr.
Max ramp weight (lbs.): 2800
Gross weight (lbs.): 2800
Landing weight (lbs.): 2800
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 1768
Useful load (lbs.): 1032
Useful fuel, std. (gals.): 60
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.): 672
Wingspan: 35 ft. 6 in.
Overall length: 27 ft. 3 in.
Height: 8 ft. 7 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.): 174
Wing loading (lbs./sq.ft.): 16.1
Power loading (lbs.hp): 14.0
Wheel size (in.): 6.00 x 6
Seating capacity: 4
Cabin doors: 2
Cabin width (in.): 48
Cabin height (in.): 44.5
 
PERFORMANCE
CRUISE SPEED (kts.):
75% power: 148
65% power: 140*
   
MAX RANGE (w/reserve) (nm):
75% power: 715
45% power: 895
   
FUEL CONSUMPTION (gph.):
75% power: 10.5
65% power: 9.1
   
Vso (kts.): 50
Best rate of climb (fpm): 925
Service ceiling (ft.): 17,100
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 890
Takeoff over 50-ft.
obstacle (ft.):
1585
Landing ground roll (ft.): 730
Landing over 50 ft. obstacle (ft.): 1350
*Estimated at 42lbs./hp/hr. sfc
Source: Jane's All The World's Aircraft and Intertec's Aircraft Bluebook Price Digest





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