Cessna 172Q
Performance - Specifications (as of 29 October 1982)
Speed:
    Maximum at Sea Level
    Cruise, 75% Power at 8500 Feet
    Vne (Never Exceed Speed)
    Vno (Max. Structural Cruising)

124 knots
122 knots
158 KIAS
127 KIAS


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Cruise:  
    75% Power at 8500 Feet
        50 Gallons Usable Fuel
        62 Gallons Usable Fuel

Range: 475 NM / Time: 4.0 HRS
Range: 620 NM / Time: 5.2 HRS
    Max. Range at 10,000 Feet
        50 Gallons Usable Fuel
        62 Gallons Usable Fuel

Range: 600 NM / Time: 6.4 HRS
Range: 775 NM / Time: 8.4 HRS
Rate of Climb at Sea Level: 680 FPM
Service Ceiling: 17,000 Feet
Takeoff Performance:
    Ground Roll
    Total Dist. over 50-FT Obstacle

960 Feet
1690 Feet
Landing Performance:
    Ground Roll
    Total Dist. over 50-FT Obstacle

575 Feet
1335 Feet
Stall Speed (KCAS):
    Flaps Up, Power Off
    Flaps Down, Power Off

53 Knots
48 Knots
Maximum Weight:
    Ramp
    Takeoff or Landing

2558 Pounds
2550 Pounds
Standard Empty Weight:
    Skyhawk
    Skyhawk II

1486 Pounds
1513 Pounds
Maximum Useful Load:
    Skyhawk
    Skyhawk II

1072 Pounds
1045 Pounds
Baggage Allowance: 120 Pounds
Wing Loading: 14.7 Pounds/Sq.Ft.
Power Loading: 14.2 Pounds/HP
Fuel Capacity (Total):
    Standard Tanks
    Long Range Tanks

54 Gallons
68 Gallons
Oil Capacity: 9 Quarts
Engine: Avco Lycoming O-360-A4N / 180 BHP at 2700 RPM
Propeller: 76 Inch (diameter) / Fixed Pitch
Electrical System: 28-volt with Alternator; includes Avionics Power Switch
Wingspan: 36 Feet