Cessna 172N - 1977

172N - 1978
172N - 1979

Performance - Specifications
Speed:
    Maximum at Sea Level
    Cruise, 75% Power at 8000 Feet
    Vne (Never Exceed Speed)
    Vno (Max. Structural Cruising)

125 Knots
122 Knots
160 KIAS
128 KIAS

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Cruise:  
    75% Power at 8000 Feet
        40 Gallons Usable Fuel
        50 Gallons Usable Fuel

Range: 485 NM / Time: 4.1 HRS
Range: 630 NM / Time: 5.3 HRS
    Max. Range at 10,000 Feet
        40 Gallons Usable Fuel
        50 Gallons Usable Fuel

Range: 575 NM / Time: 5.7 HRS
Range: 750 NM / Time: 7.4 HRS
Rate of Climb at Sea Level: 770 FPM
Service Ceiling: 14,200 Feet
Takeoff Performance:
    Ground Roll
    Total Dist. over 50-FT Obstacle

805 Feet
1440 Feet
Landing Performance:
    Ground Roll
    Total Dist. over 50-FT Obstacle

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

50 Knots
44 Knots
Maximum Weight:
    Normal Category
    Utility Category

2300 Pounds
2000 Pounds
Standard Empty Weight:
    Skyhawk
    Skyhawk II

1379 Pounds
1403 Pounds
Maximum Useful Load:
    Skyhawk
    Skyhawk II

921 Pounds (normal) / 621 (utility)
897 Pounds (normal) / 597 (utility)
Baggage Allowance: 120 Pounds
Wing Loading: 13.2 Pounds/Sq.Ft.
Power Loading: 14.4 Pounds/HP
Fuel Capacity (Total):
    Standard Tanks
    Long Range Tanks

43 Gallons / 40 Gallons useable
54 Gallons / 50 Gallons useable
Oil Capacity: 6 Quarts (sump); 7 Quarts if oil filter is installed
Engine: Avco Lycoming O-320-H2AD / 160 BHP at 2700 RPM
Propeller: 75 Inch (diameter) / Fixed Pitch
Electrical System: 14-Volt with Alternator
Wingspan: 36 Feet