1979 Cessna 172N
The most popular four-seat aircraft
Sometimes simple is better and with a late model 172 there is little in the way of uneeded distractions in the cockpit allowing students to get in the way of no nonsense basic training. Everything is where you expect it to be. Throttle, mixture, altimeter, heading, check. Flaps, fuel selector, horizonal indicator, check check check. Sitting in the cockpit looking out over the instrumentation, your looking at a view captured thousands of times over in aviation training manuals the world over and a groupign of controls so familiar to pilots around the world that you could propobably fly it regardless of wht language the checklist is written in. Utilitarain, no fuss, just what you need to get the job done. At CFI N6523D is a great economical choice as a primary training aircraft or perfectly suitable backup aircraft when your preffered tail number isn’t available for all tpes of training incluiding instrument.
Carbureted Lycoming IO-320, Trustworthy and Proven Track Record
Combined with a fuel burn at cruise of around 8 GPH, easily reach many popular destinations without the need for a fuel stop.
Full fuel and room for the family along with reasonable baggage for your next adventure.
Everyone gets a window seat!
Stay up to date with the latest checklist, weight & balance data and downloadable PDF copy of the POH.
FROM THE FLIGHT DECK
Power in Numbers
When flying in crowded airspace, situational awarness is key. With our ADSB equipped aircraft, you are now enabled with an extra set of eyes via onboard wifi link to ForeFlight on your iPad. Seamlessly connect your iPad to the ADSB equipped aircraft, to then receive current and live traffic inforamtoion in flight. Many students and renters for years used external ADSB sources such Stratus or Sentry, now its built-in for added situational awarness while flying, including inflight weather reporting, current airport METARS on an iPad or compatable tablet. Since the addition of ADSB, it has helped the pilot in command with concentrating on flying the aircraft, quickly identiftying an alitutde and direction of other aircraft in the area, providing vital traffic data at a glance, in turn, your work load is reduced, and you can fly with ease.