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

1998 Cessna 172R

Located KPHF (c/o Atlantic Aviation)

General Description:

  • 4-Seat.
  • 4-Cylinder, normally aspirated 160 HP fuel injected engine  (Lycoming IO-360-L2A).
  • Fixed pitch 2-blade propeller.
  • 115 knot cruise @ 75% power @ 8,500 ft. Service ceiling 12,500 ft.
  • Day/Night VFR/IFR certified.
  • A solid aircraft for primary training or instrument certification.
  • Excellent condition 8/10 interior, 8/10 exterior.


  • One USB power outlet for Customer accessories.
  • Rosen visors.
  • Wired for conventional 2-plug headsets, all seats.


  • 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).
  • Davtron M-803 Digital Clock/Timer.
  • Garmin GNS-340 Audio Panel.
  • Garmin GNS-530W GPS (4"W x 3"H screen), subscribed all US (east, central, west) as NAV1/COM1 coupled to a KI-209A CDI (locator and glide slope).
  • Bendix-King KX-165A as NAV2/COM2 coupled to a Bendix-King KI-205 CDI (locator only)
  • Bendix-King KR-87 ADF / AM Radio.
  • Bendix-King KAP-140 - Single axis autopilot.


  • 100LL fuel, 56 gal total, 53 useable, 35 at tabs.
  • ~10 gallons per hour fuel burn at 75% power.
  • Max Gross Take-off Weight: 2450 lbf.
  • Serial number: 17280686.

CEFS Pilot Qualifications:

  • For primary training and the experienced pilot.


  • Easy to handle and learn to fly.
  • GNS-530W GPS, more screen space and data options than a GNS-430W.


  • The Cessna 172R model, with topped off wet-wing tanks will often restrict payload to two adults. In general the 172R model must be operated with reduced fuel to tabs to carry three adults. Perform a weight and balance calculation to be sure.

Fuel State:

  • This aircraft is routinely fueled/refueled to tabs 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.

Pilot Operating Handbook

Cessna 172R POH [generic] to N2268A
Adobe Acrobat document [3.5 MB]

Weight and Balance

2019_01_08 - N2268A - Weight & Balance
2019_01_08 - N2268A - Weight and Balance[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]

Modifications, Upgrades, and Supplements

Garmin GMA-340 Audio Panel Pilot's Guide
Garmin GMA-340_Audio_Panel_Pilots_Guide.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [309.3 KB]
Garmin GNS-530W GPS Pilot's Guide
2016_12_01 - GNS-530W - Pilots Guide and[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [12.1 MB]
Garmin KX-155A -165A NAV-COM Pilot's Guide
Bendix-King KX-155A. 165A NAV-COM.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
Garmin GTX-345 Transponder w ADS-B Pilot's Guide
2020_05_17 - Garmin GTX-345 Pilot Guide [...]
Adobe Acrobat document [422.2 KB]
Bendix-King KR-87 ADF Pilot's Guide
Bendix-King KR-87 ADF Pilot Guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [777.0 KB]
DAVTRON - M803 Clock Brochure
M803 Brochure.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.8 MB]

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Suffolk, VA 23434

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