G-NWFG Cessna 172 Skyhawk


The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single-engine, high-wing fixed-wing aircraft. First flown in 1955 and still in production, more Cessna 172s have been built than any other aircraft.

The 172P, or Skyhawk P, was introduced in 1981.

C172 P

G-NWFG was purchased in Michigan in May 2007 G-NWFG was flown from Michigan to Texas along with G-NWFC where the aircraft were serviced and prepared to be shipped back to the UK and then finally to North Weald Flying Group, where we are very happy to see them back together and airborne.


Cessna C-172P
Never exceed speed: 163 knots (188 mph, 302 km/h
Cruise speed: 129 knots (148 mph, 239 km/h)
Stall speed: 46 knots (53 mph, 85 km/h)
Range: 687 nm (791 mi, 1,272 km)
Service ceiling: 4,115 ft (13,500 m)
Rate of climb: 720 ft/min (219 m/m)
Fuel consumption: 43.0 Gallons
Engine power: 160 hp/lb (120 W/kg)
*based on original manufacturer stats.


Crew: 1
Capacity: 3
Length: 27.2 ft (8.28 m)
Wingspan: 36.1 ft (11,00 m)
Height: 8.9 ft (2.72 m)
Wing area: 174 ft² (16.2 m²)
Empty weight: 1,553.5 lbs (705 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 2,400 lbs (1,089 kg)
Powerplant: Lycoming IO-360-L2A
Cost (inc fuel and VAT): £135.00 per tacho hour


1x 1 King KX 155 Nav/Com
1x RT-385A Nav/Com
1x King KR87 NDB
1x Trimble 200T VFR GPS
1x Transponder Trig TT31 Mode S
1x Dual OBS with Glideslope
1x Collins AMR 350 Audio Panel