What are the V speeds for a Cessna 172?
N12874 C-172 Skyhawk
|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?
|BEST GLIDE SPEED||65 KIAS|
|Best Angle of Climb||Vx||60 KIAS|
|Best Rate of Climb||Vy||76 KIAS|
|Maneuvering Speed||Va||82 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?
|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|
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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.