N4287Q Cessna 172

1971 Cessna 172-L 6650 TT 1979.7 SMOH 160 h.p. RAM STC, Electric Engine Heater, Interior 8 seat covered 2015, Exterior 8 paint 2008, Garmin Garmin GPS 430W , KX170B w/digital face, 4 place intercom, JPI 700 Engine monitor, McFarland fuel vent, LED Land light

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Facts and Figures

Model Cessna 172L
Year 1971
Engine Lycoming O-320-D2G
Horsepower 160 bhp @2700 RPM
Oil Capacity 8 qts
Propeller Fixed-Pitch
Useable Fuel 38 gal (2 gal unusable)
Cruise Speed (2,000') 117 mph; 102 KTAS @75% pwr
Cruise Speed (8,000') 140 mph; 122 KTAS @full power
Cruise Range 500 nm @65% power
Climb Rate (SL) 700 fpm
Max Demonstrated X-Wind 15 kts
Takeoff Distance (SL, std temp, gross wt, no flaps) 865'; 1440' over 50' obstacle
Landing Distance (SL, std temp, gross wt, full flaps) 520 ft;1,250' over 50' obstacle
Stall Speed 44 KIAS flaps down
Max Weight 2300 lbs
Empty Weight 1502 lbs
People/Baggage payload 582 lbs, w/full fuel (240 lbs)


GPS, COM #1, IFR CDI indicator Garmin GPS 430W
Garmin GI-102A CDI w/GPS/NAV/VLOC and annunciator
not associated with COM#1
Narco 122 Nav Receiver VLOC/GS indicator and integrated Marker Beacon lights

GNC 255A and the CDI  G106B

Transponder Garmin GTX 325
Audio Panel/Intercom PSI PMA 7000M

IFR Configuration Chart

Configuration RPM Attitude/Pitch KIAS VSI
Climb Full 5o up 90 kt 700 fpm up
Cruise 2350 0 102 kt 0
Cruise Descent 2350 2.5o down 105 kt 500 fpm down
Approach Level 2200 3o up 90 kt 0
Precision Approach Descent 1900 2.5o down 90 kt 500 fpm down
Non-precision Approach Descent
10o Flaps
1300 down 85 kt 800 fpm down
N4287Q Forms
Cessna 172 Checklist
Club Checkout Quiz

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