What is the basic empty weight of a Cessna 172?

What is the basic empty weight of a Cessna 172?


1965 172F (Skyhawk) 1997-2007 172R (Skyhawk)
Takeoff/Landing Weight Normal Category 2,300 lbs. 2,450 lbs.
Takeoff/Landing Weight Utility Category 2,000 lbs. 2,100 lbs.
Standard Empty Weight 1,260 lbs. 1,600 lbs.
Max. Useful Load Normal Category 1,040 lbs. 857 lbs.

How many gallons of fuel does a Cessna 172P hold?

Total Capacity Each Tank: 21.5 gallons, Total Usable: 40 gallons. Long Range Tanks: Total Capacity: 54 gallons.

How much does a Cessna weigh?


Maximum Ramp Weight 2,558 lb (1,160 kg)
Maximum Takeoff Weight 2,550 lb (1,157 kg)
Maximum Landing Weight 2,550 lb (1,157 kg)
Usable Fuel Weight 318 lb (144 kg)
Usable Fuel Volume 53 gal (201 l)

How much does a small Cessna airplane weigh?

In this article, I want to look at some of the most recognizable aircraft and break down what they weigh and what makes up the weight. The Boeing 737 can weigh from 132,000lbs/60,000kg to 187,000lbs/85,000kg at takeoff depending on the model, compared to a small Cessna 172 weighing around 2,400lb/1,11kg.

What is the weight of a Cessna 172?

757 kg
Cessna 172/Weight

How much does it cost to fuel a Cessna 172?

The Cessna 172 burns about 7-9 gallons per hour with Avgas typically costing about $6 per gallon, hourly fuel costs for the Cessna Skylane run between $42 and $54 per hour.

What is minimum flight weight?

1. 1. This is the weight in an operational condition(with engine oil, hydraulic fluid, unusable fuel in the tanks[maybe also with a specific usable amount like 30 minutes], and some other misc items), zero cargo, with minimum crew. The minimum weight at which the airplane can fly.

What is the heaviest plane?

Antonov An-225
The world’s longest and heaviest operational aircraft, the Antonov An-225, is back in the skies after 10 months.

What is the most popular Cessna?

Cessna 172
Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history. Cessna delivered the first production model in 1956, and as of 2015, the company and its partners had built more than 44,000 units. The aircraft remains in production today.

What is the weight limit for a Cessna 172?

Yes, there is a weight limit in the Cessna’s and the Biplane. In the Cessna 172(3 Passenger) the weight limit is 575lbs and in the Cessna 206 (5 Passenger) the weight limit is 1200lbs.

How much weight Cessna 172 can carry?

How much weight Cessna 172 can carry? A Cessna 172SP has a maximum gross weight of 2,550 pounds. The amount of passengers you can carry will depend on a) the empty weight of your 172 (which depends on installed equipment), and b) how much fuel you’re carrying .

What type of fuel is used in Cessna 172 SP?

There are many different types of Cessna’s but the 172 is a very common one so lets use that. It use 100LL aviation fuel. However some people run regular 87 or 93 octane pump gas that is ethanol free.