1968 CESSNA 172I Skyhawk

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Single engine piston aircraft with fixed landing gear. The 172I Skyhawk seats up to 3 passengers plus 1 pilot.


Performance specifications


Horsepower:

1 x 150 HP

Best Cruise Speed:

115 KIAS

Best Range (i):

515 NM

Fuel Burn @ 75%:

8.0 GPH

Stall Speed:

43 KIAS

Rate of climb:

645 FPM

Ceiling:

13,100 FT

Takeoff distance:

865 FT

Landing distance:

520 FT

Takeoff distance over 50ft obstacle:

1,525 FT

Landing distance over 50ft obstacle:

1,250 FT


Weights


Gross Weight:

2,300 LBS

Empty Weight:

1,300 LBS

Maximum Payload:

870 LBS

Fuel capacity:

42 GAL


Ownership costs


1968 Typical Price:

$37,250.00

Total Cost of Ownership:

$15,028.80

Total Fixed Cost

$4,306.08

Annual inspection cost:

$1,020.00

Storage:

$840.00

Weather service:

$604.89

Insurance:

$921.50

Miscellaneous expenses:

$0.00

Refurbishing and modernization:

$149.00

Depreciation:

$770.69

Total Variable Cost (139.1 Hrs)
Cost Per Hour = $77.09
Cost Per Mile = $0.67

$10,722.72

Fuel cost per hour:
(8.0 gallons/hr @ $5.40/gal)

$43.20

Oil cost per hour:

$3.10

Overhaul reserves:

$7.85

Hourly maintenance:

$15.30

Misc: landing, parking, supplies,
catering, etc

$7.64


Engine (x1)


Manufacturer:

Lycoming

Model:

O-320-E2D

Horsepower:

150 HP

Overhaul (HT):

2,000 Hrs

Years before overhaul:

12

Also Consider


CESSNA 172H (1967 - 1967)

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Typical Price: $38,363.00
Total Cost of Ownership: $14,619.55
Best Cruise: 114 KIAS ( 1 )
Best Range: 515 NM ( 0 )
Fuelburn: 7.0 GPH ( 1.0 )

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Reviews (1)


 
 
 
 
 

Average rating: 4.0 out of 5


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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