Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP

Overview

The Cessna 172S was introduced in 1998 and is powered by a Lycoming IO-360-L2A producing 180 horsepower. The maximum engine rpm was increased from 2,400 rpm to 2,700 rpm resulting in a 20 hp increase over the "R" model. As a result, the maximum takeoff weight was increased to 2,550 lb (1,157 kg). This model is marketed under the name Skyhawk SP, although the Type Certification data sheet specifies it is a 172S. The 172S is built primarily for the private owner-operator and is, in its later years, offered with the Garmin G1000 avionics package and leather seats as standard equipment.


Aircraft Characteristics


Certified Crew
1
Typical / Maximum Cabin Passenger Capacity
1+3/3
Take Off Ground Roll (FT)
960
Landing Ground Roll (FT)
575
Balanced Field Length [SL/ISA TMP] (FT)
Maximum Fuel (GL)
56
Length (FT)
27.2
Wingspan (FT)
36.1
Height (FT)
8.11
Cabin Height (FT)
4
Cabin Width (FT)
3.6
Cabin Length (FT)
11.1
Baggage Capacity Internal / External (CFT)
Powerplant
1 Lycoming O-320-E2D

General Information


Years Aircraft Manufactured
1998-2016
Estimated Retail Price Low
Estimated Retail Price High
Aircraft Category
SE Piston

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Range Map

The Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP has a range of 638 nautical miles. Type in your city or airport identifier for a visual representation of the NBAA IFR Range (NM) for this aircraft.


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