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By on 02/01/2017



  • Overview
  • Specs

The Cessna Skyhawk is the ultimate training aircraft and the most popular single-engine aircraft ever built. With forgiving flight characteristics, great visibility, a sophisticated glass cockpit outfitted with G1000 avionics, slow landing speed and a forgiving stall – the Cessna Skyhawk is a flight training favorite ideally suited for student pilots.

Category: All Rounders
Manufacturer: Cessna
Certification: Type Certified
Avionics: Garmin G1000 Glass Cockpit
Engine: Lycoming IO-360 (180 hp)
Fuel Type: Avgas 100LL
Cruise Speed (kt): 110
Stall Speed (kt): 48
Useful Load (kg): 416
MTOW (kg): 1157
Wing Type: High Wing
Gear Type: Nose Gear
Max Crosswind (kt): 15
T/O Distance (m): 497
Climb Rate (fpm): 730
Ceiling (ft): 14000
Wingspan (m): 11
Wing Area (sq m): 16.17
Glide Ratio (X:1): 9
Fuel Capacity (l): 201
Fuel Consumption (l/hr): 35
Endurance (hrs) 30min res: 5.7
Range (km) 30min res: 1185
Seats: 4
Cabin Height (m): 1.22
Cabin Width (m): 1
Cabin Length (m): 3.61