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Aircraft Model Cessna Skyhawk 172

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Cessna Skyhawk 172: The Ultimate Training Aircraft and Light Travel Companion


The Cessna Skyhawk 172, known simply as the Skyhawk, is the world’s most popular training aircraft. Renowned for its reliability, ease of use, and robust safety features, the Skyhawk 172 is a staple in both pilot training and light travel. Whether you are a novice pilot earning your wings or an enthusiast seeking a leisurely flight, the Cessna Skyhawk 172 offers an unparalleled flying experience.


Key Features and Specifications

  • Engine: Lycoming IO-360-L2A, 180 horsepower
  • Cruise Speed: 122 knots (140 mph)
  • Range: 640 nautical miles (NM)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2,550 pounds
  • Seating Capacity: 4 seats, ideal for small groups or training sessions
  • Avionics: Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck, ensuring state-of-the-art navigation and safety
  • Fuel Capacity: 56 gallons, providing ample range for cross-country flights
  • Takeoff Distance: 960 feet, suitable for a variety of airstrip lengths


Why Choose the Cessna Skyhawk 172 for Charter?

  1. Unmatched Reliability: The Skyhawk 172’s proven track record makes it a trusted choice for flight schools and charter operations worldwide.
  2. Ease of Handling: With its forgiving flight characteristics and intuitive controls, the Skyhawk 172 is perfect for both new and seasoned pilots.
  3. Versatility: From training missions to leisure travel, the Skyhawk 172’s versatility ensures it meets a wide range of aviation needs.
  4. Cost-Effective: Its efficient design translates to lower operating costs, making it an economical option for charter services.
  5. Safety First: Equipped with advanced avionics and safety systems, the Skyhawk 172 prioritizes the safety of its occupants.


Ideal Use Cases

  • Pilot Training: Widely used in flight schools due to its stability and ease of operation.
  • Scenic Tours: Perfect for low-altitude flights to enjoy breathtaking views.
  • Personal Travel: An excellent choice for short to medium-range flights, providing comfort and convenience for small groups.


Experience the Skyhawk 172 with Centurion Jets

At Centurion Jets, we pride ourselves on offering top-tier aircraft that meet the highest safety and performance standards. The Cessna Skyhawk 172 is no exception. Our expertly maintained Skyhawks are available for private charter, ensuring you have the best flying experience for training, travel, or leisure.

Book Your Flight Today

Discover the joy of flying with the Cessna Skyhawk 172. Contact Centurion Jets to book your charter today and experience the freedom and excitement of flight like never before.

Cruise Altitude
39000 FT
5 H 10 min
Galley Type
Min Runway
960 Ft
Max Golf
Max SKIs
2 FT

Cessna Skyhawk 172




Aircraft Type

Price Per Hour

$280 - $2,275

Cruise Speed

124 KTS

Aircraft Length

27' 2

Cabin Width


Cabin Height

4' 8

Cabin Length

11' 10


640 NM

Baggage Capacity (CU FT.)


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