Cessna 172I - 1968
Performance - Specifications
Speed:
    Maximum at Sea Level
    Cruise, 75% Power at 9000 Feet
    Vne (Never Exceed Speed)
    Vno (Max. Structural Cruising)

139 mph (172) / 140 mph (Skyhawk)
131 mph (172) / 132 mph (Skyhawk)
174 MPH
140 MPH

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Cruise:  
    75% Power at 9000 Feet
        Model 172 (38 Gallons Useable Fuel)
        Skyhawk (38 Gallons Useable Fuel)

Range: 615 Miles / Time: 4.7 HRS / 131 MPH
Range: 620 Miles / Time: 4.7 HRS / 132 MPH
    Optimal Range at 10,000 Feet
        Model 172 (38 Gallons Useable Fuel)
        Skyhawk (38 Gallons Useable Fuel)

Range: 640 Miles / Time: 5.5 HRS / 117 MPH
Range: 655 Miles / Time: 5.5 HRS / 118 MPH
Rate of Climb at Sea Level: 645 FPM
Service Ceiling: 13,100 Feet
Takeoff Performance:
    Ground Roll
    Total Dist. over 50-FT Obstacle

865 Feet
1525 Feet
Landing Performance:
    Ground Roll
    Total Dist. over 50-FT Obstacle

520 Feet
1250 Feet
Stall Speed (KCAS):
    Flaps Up, Power Off
    Flaps Down (40), Power Off

57 MPH
49 MPH
Gross Weight: 2300 Pounds
Standard Empty Weight:
    Model 172
    Skyhawk

1230 Pounds
1300 Pounds
Baggage Allowance: 120 Pounds
Wing Loading: 13.2 Pounds/Sq.Ft.
Power Loading: 15.3 Pounds/HP
Fuel Capacity (Total): 42 Gallons
Oil Capacity: 8 Quarts
Engine: Avco Lycoming O-320-E2D / 150 BHP at 2700 RPM
Propeller: 76 Inch (diameter) / Fixed Pitch
Electrical System: 14-volt with Alternator
Wingspan: 36' 02"