Cessna 172 SP

The Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in production in the history of Aviation. Cessna have sold more than 43,000 172 aircraft, with many more rolling off the production line each and every day. The aircraft are extremely stable, and designed primarily for flight training, as well as private aircraft and low capacity charter operations. Millions of budding pilots around the world have learnt to fly in the Cessna 172, proving its capability as an excellent four seater training aircraft.

All our Cessna 172SP cockpits comes standard with the Garmin G1000 suite integrating two 10.4 inch, high-resolution liquid crystal colour displays, one functioning as a Primary Flight Display and the other as an aircraft Multi-Function Display. The system includes a moving map, AmSafe inflatable seat belts, a BendixKing KAP 140 Autopilot and all the tools you’ll need to learn to fly and prepare you for the more sophisticated aircraft you will fly in the future. The Cessna 172SPs also have a fuel injected 180-horsepower engine and typically cruise around 120 knots. They have 4 leather seats, airbags and excellent outside visibility.

Key Facts

Maximum Cruise Speed 129 KIAS (233 Km/hr)
Maximum Range (75% Power @ 8500’) 518 Nm (959 Km)
Duration 4.26 hours
Take-off Distance 960’ (293m)
Landing Distance (50’ obstacle) 1,335′ (407m)
Ground Roll 575 ft (175 m)
Service Ceiling 14000
Maximum Climb Rate 730 fpm
Maximum Limit Speed 163 KIAS
Stall Speed (Landing) 40 KCAS
Stall Speed (clean) 48 KCAS