What is Cessna 172SP?

The Cessna 172SP is a single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft with a tricycle landing gear. It has a cruise speed of 122 knots and a range of 696 nautical miles. More C172s have been built than any other aircraft, making it the most successful plane in history.

What is VX in Cessna 172?

The Cessna 172 POH lists VX as64 KIAS; for the Cirrus SR22 it is 78KIAS, and for the Tecnam Light Sport airplane, it is 60 KIAS.

What are the V speeds for a Cessna 172r?

Terms in this set (10)

  • VSO. Landing Configuration, stall speed, flaps down= 40 knots.
  • VSI. Stall speed, flaps up= 48 knots.
  • Vr. Rotation, normal takeoff= 55 knots.
  • Vx. Best angle of climb speed= 60 knots.
  • Vy. Best rate of climb speed= 79 knots.
  • VFe. Maximum Flap extension speed= 90 knots.
  • Vg. Glide speed= 65 knots.
  • Va.

What is best glide speed Cessna 172?


Best Angle of Climb Vx 60 KIAS
Best Rate of Climb Vy 76 KIAS
Maneuvering Speed Va 82 KIAS

Should you climb at VX or VY?

An aircraft climbs because of excess thrust or excess power. Vx is your best angle of climb speed, and Vy is your best rate of climb speed.

How fast is a Cessna mph?

The Cessna Citation X+ is the fastest private jet available for sale in 2020. A far cry from a pedestrian single-propeller aircraft, it can reach top speeds of 717 mph (Mach 0.935)….

Aircraft Top Speed
DIAMOND DA40 STAR 154 ktas (177 mph)
CIRRUS SR22T 213 ktas (245 mph)

Do small planes fly faster?

Not really. Most jets fly at around the same speeds, with smaller jets usually a bit slower.

What are the speeds of the Cessna 172s V?

Cessna 172S V Speeds STUDY Flashcards Learn Write Spell Test PLAY Match Gravity Created by TheGuyNamedCrisPLUS Terms in this set (13) VNE Never Exceed Speed : 163 KIAS

What is the normal landing procedure for a Cessna 172?

Revision 4 CESSNA MODEL 172S LANDING NORMAL LANDING 1. Airspeed — 65-75 KIAS (flaps UP). SECTION 4 NORMAL PROCEDURES 2. Wing Flaps — AS DESIRED (00-100 below 110 KIAS, 100-300 below 85 KIAS). 3. Airspeed — 60-70 KIAS (flaps DOWN). 4. Touchdown — MAIN WHEELS FIRST. 5. Landing Roll — LOWER NOSE WHEEL GENTLY. 6. Braking — MINIMUM REQUIRED.

How many wing flaps does a Cessna 172 have?

Revision 4 4-25 CESSNA MODEL 172S WING FLAP SETTINGS SECTION 4 NORMAL PROCEDURES Normal takeoffs are accomplished with wing flaps 00-100. Using 100 wing flaps reduces the ground roll and total distance over an obstacle by approximately 10 percent.

What is a Cessna 172 Skyhawk?

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. First flown in 1955, more Cessna 172s have been built than any other aircraft.