G-NWFS Cessna 172P

G-NWFS

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.

G-NWFS Cessna 172P
G-NWFS was purchased back In 2011 to compliment the Cessna fleet at North Weald Flying Group. It instantly won fans due to its long-range tanks and autopilot system reducing the workload on those long flights the aircraft is capable of doing.

Performance

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.

Specifications

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: 1,690 lbs (767 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 2,400 lbs (1,089kg)
Powerplant: Lycoming IO-360-L2A
Cost (inc fuel and VAT): £135.00 per tacho hour

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