## What are the V speeds for a Cessna 172?

N12874 C-172 Skyhawk

V-Speed | MPH |
---|---|

Va: (Maneuvering Speed) | 112MPH |

Vfe: (Max flap extended speed) | 100MPH |

Vno: (Max structural cruising speed) | 145MPH |

Vne: (Never exceed speed) | 182MPH |

## What is the glide ratio for a Cessna 172?

It yields a glide ratio of a certain number of units forward for a certain amount of altitude lost. A Cessna 172 might glide at 8:1, so it could go 8000 feet forward for each 1000 feet it lost at a Vg of 65 knots indicated (KIAS). Maybe at 75 KIAS, the ratio is 7.8:1.

**What is the best glide speed for a Cessna 172?**

65 KIAS

Speeds

BEST GLIDE SPEED | 65 KIAS | |
---|---|---|

Best Angle of Climb | Vx | 60 KIAS |

Best Rate of Climb | Vy | 76 KIAS |

Maneuvering Speed | Va | 82 KIAS |

99 KIAS |

**Does a 172 have a fuel pump?**

The Cessna 172SP (C172) is a high wing aircraft that utilizes a gravity fed fuel delivery system to the fuel injected engine. The C172 has 2 kinds if fuel pumps, one is an engine driven pump and the other is an electrical (AUX) fuel pump.

### How much fuel does a 172 burn per hour?

Specifications

1965 172F (Skyhawk) | 1997-2007 172R (Skyhawk) | |
---|---|---|

Fuel Capacity | 39 gallons With Auxiliary Tank: 57 gallons | 56 gallons |

Min. Octane Fuel | 80 | 100 |

Avg. Fuel Burn at 75% power in standard conditions per hour | About 8.5 gallons | About 8.6 gallons |

Weights and Capacities: |

### What is the best glide speed for Cessna 172?

**Can a 747 glide to a landing?**

For example, with a glide ratio of 15:1, a Boeing 747-200 can glide for 150 kilometres (93 mi) from a cruising altitude of 10,000 metres (33,000 ft). A heavier, faster aircraft or a plane gliding into mountains or trees could result in substantial damage.

**How much does it cost to own and fly a Cessna 172?**

Typical Cessna 172 Operating costs average between $100-$200 per hour depending on a wide range of variables.