Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955
Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955

1973 Cessna 172M

Located KSFQ

General Description:

  • 4-Seat.
  • 4-Cylinder, normally aspirated 150 HP engine  (Lycoming O-320-E2D, carburetor). Overhauled to zero time as of 20-Mar-2014 by Arizona Air-Craftsman.
  • Fixed pitch 2-blade propeller.
  • 131 knot cruise @ 75% power @ 9,000 ft. Service ceiling 13,100 ft.
  • Day/Night VFR/IFR certified.
  • A solid aircraft for primary training or instrument certification.
  • Nice condition 8/10 interior, 5/10 exterior (needs exterior paint).

Accessories:

  • Rosen visors.
  • Wired for conventional 2-plug headsets, all seats.

Avionics:

  • Fully ADS-B in/out compliant utilizing a Garmin GTX-345 Transponder with Bluetooth(R) ADS-B data feed for customer accessories such as Foreflight(TM) or Garmin Pilot(TM).
  • Mechanical Analog Clock.
  • Garmin G5 MFD (calibrated in knots).
  • Garmin 340A audio panel.
  • Garmin GNS-530W GPS (4"W x 3"H screen), subscribed all US (east, central, west) as NAV1/COM1 coupled to a Century HSI NSD-360 (VOR/LOC/GS #1) with ADS-B (in) overlay.
  • Garmin GNS-430W GPS (3.3"W x 1.8H" screen), subscribed all US (east, central, west) as NAV2/COM 2) coupled to a Garmin GI-106 (VOR/LOC/GS #2). Not ADS-B coupled.

Specifications:

  • 100LL fuel.
  • Standard Fuel tanks, 42 gal total, 38 useable.
  • ~9 gallons per hour fuel burn at 75% power.
  • Max Gross Take-off Weight: 2300 lbf.
  • Serial number: 17260934.

CEFS Pilot Qualifications:

  • For primary training and the experienced pilot.

Advantages:

  • Easy to handle and learn to fly.
  • GNS-530W GPS1.
  • GNS-430W GPS2 redundancy.
  • Garmin G5 Electronic Flight Instrument (insert).
  • Topped off internal wing tanks generally do not restrict payload to two adults. Do a weight and balance calculation to be sure for your specific sortie.

Disadvantages:

  • Few if any disadvantages of any kind.

Fuel State:

  • This aircraft is routinely fueled/refueled to full tanks (38 gal useable) at or before the beginning of the operational day though this is not guaranteed. The Pilot In Command is fully and solely responsible for determining the pre-flight fuel state and weight/balance limits.

Pilots Operating Handbook

Cessna 172M POH [original to] N20018
Cessna 172M POH.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [47.9 MB]

Weight and Balance Cert

2019_06_03 - N20018 Weight and Balanc Ce[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [678.1 KB]

Weight and Balance Documents

2019_06_25 - N20018 - Loading Graph.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [712.3 KB]
2019_06_25 - N20018 - CG and Weight Char[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [670.7 KB]
2019_06_25 - N20018 - Sample WB Workshee[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [406.8 KB]

Modifications, Upgrades and Supplements

Garmin G5 Electronic Flight Instrument Pilots Guide
190-01112-12_B.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.3 MB]
Garmin GNS-530 Pilots Guide
GNS530_PilotsGuide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [9.6 MB]
Century NSD-360 HSI Pilots Guide
Century-HSI_PilotGuide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [723.9 KB]
Garmin GNS-430 Pilots Guide
GNS430_PilotsGuide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [8.2 MB]

Main Office Address

Curtis Eads Flight School
1200 Gene Bolton Dr.

Hangar #6

Suffolk Executive Airport (KSFQ)

Suffolk, VA 23434

Phone: (757) 465-1692

 

Email: info@curtiseads.com

Business Hours

24 Hours.

Our office number is a cell and we respond to text messaging as well during resonable hours

 

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