N21527-extN21527 is a 2003 Cessna Skyhawk SP aircraft with standard gauges that makes a great training platform for the private pilot and instrument pilot certificates.

This Skyhawk is equipped with a KLN 94 color GPS, King KMD-550 multi-function display, and KAP 140 autopilot. Since there are two standard gauge Skyhawks ready to go on the flight line, you won’t have to worry about aircraft availability.

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The Cessna Skyhawk SP aircraft is an all-metal, single-engine piston, high-wing monoplane with a four-person seating capacity including a crew of one or two. Suitable allowance for luggage is provided.

All information herein applies to the Skyhawk SP (Model 172S).

The Model 172S is certified to the requirements of U.S. FAA Federal Aviation Regulation Part 23 through amendment 23-6, including day, night, VFR and IFR.

Aircraft Performance

N21527-cockpitAll estimated performance data are based on airplane weights at 2,550 pounds; standard atmospheric conditions; level, hard-surface, dry runways; and no wind. They are calculated values derived from flight tests conducted by Cessna Aircraft Company under carefully documented conditions and will vary with individual airplanes, pilots, and numerous factors affecting flight performance.

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Cruise (45% power @ 10000′)
range 638nm 1182km
duration 6.72hr
Cruise (75% power @8500′)
range 518nm 959km
duration 4.26hr
Engine: Textron Lycoming IO-360-L2A
180 BHP @ 2700 RPM
Propeller: 2 blade fixed pitch diameter: 76in. 1.93m
Rate of climb (sea level): 730ft/min 223m/min
Service Ceiling: 14000′ 4267m
Max at sea level 126kts. 233kph
Cruise (75% power @ 8500′) 124kts 230kph
Stall Speed, CAS
Flaps Up, power off 53kts 98kph
Flaps Down, power off 48kts 89kph
Takeoff Performance 960ft 293m
Total distance over 50′ obstacle 1630ft 497m
Landing Performance
Ground Roll 575′ 175m
Total distance over 50′ obstacle 1335′ 407m
Wing Loading 14.7lb/sq. ft. 71.8kgm/sq. m.
Power Loading 14.2lb/hp 6.4kg/hp