1968 CESSNA 172I Skyhawk
Single engine piston aircraft with fixed landing gear. The 172I Skyhawk seats up to 3 passengers plus 1 pilot.
1 x 150 HP
Best Cruise Speed:
Best Range (i):
Fuel Burn @ 75%:
Rate of climb:
Takeoff distance over 50ft obstacle:
Landing distance over 50ft obstacle:
1968 Typical Price:
Total Cost of Ownership:
Total Fixed Cost
Annual inspection cost:
Refurbishing and modernization:
Total Variable Cost (139.1 Hrs)
Cost Per Hour = $77.09
Cost Per Mile = $0.67
Fuel cost per hour:
(8.0 gallons/hr @ $5.40/gal)
Oil cost per hour:
Misc: landing, parking, supplies,
Years before overhaul:
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Great Plane by Chris Serra
Mar. 14, 2019
I have owned a 68 172I since 1979. Good solid plane. I have flown it across the USA several times. It takes planning. Where it is lacking is service ceiling is only 12,500. Fuel is 38 gallons. I have installed a aux tank in mine for a total of 56 gallons. Gives me a good IFR reserve. Service parts are available almost everywhere. Maintenance cost are lower than other aircraft. It has been a good family plane, my low time pilot son, has no problems flying it. The 180 HP upgrade would make this a perfect plane.
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