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Wednesday, June 1, 2005

2005 Cessna 172 Skyhawk SP



skyhawk
New price, std. equipped:
$171,250
New price, w/Garmin G1000:
$229,750
Engine make/model:Lycoming IO-360-L2A
Horsepower@rpm@takeoff: 180@2700@SL
Horsepower for takeoff:180
TBO hrs.:
2000
Fuel type:100/100LL
Propeller type/diameter:
McCauley FP
Landing gear type:
Tri./Fixed
Max ramp weight (lbs.):2558
Gross weight (lbs.): 2558
Landing weight (lbs.):2550
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 1626
Useful load, std. (lbs.): 932
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):
577
Usable fuel (gals.): 53
Oil capacity (qts.):8
Wingspan: 36 ft. 1 in.
Overall length: 27 ft. 2 in.
Height: 8 ft. 11 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.):174
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
14.7
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
14.2
Wheel size (in.):
6.00 x 6
Seating capacity: 4
Cabin doors:
2
Cabin width (in.): 39.5
Cabin height (in.): 48
 
PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed (kts.):  
75% power @ 8,500 ft.: 124
65% power @ 8,500 ft.: 117*
55% power @ 8,500 ft.:
108*
  
Range @ 8,500 ft. (nm):  
75% power:
518
65% power:
544*
55% power:
580*
  
Fuel consumption (gph):
 
75% power: 10.0
65% power:8.6
55% power:
7.3
  
Vso (kts.): 48
Best rate of climb (SL fpm): 1225
Best rate of climb, 8,000 ft. (fpm):
350*
Service ceiling (ft.): 14,000
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 960
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):1630
Landing ground roll (ft.): 575
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
1335
 
Sources: Aircraft Bluebook Price Digest, aircraft flight manual. Cessna Website and Jane's All the World's Aircraft.
* estimated





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