Cessna C-172
C-172 360SP

Cessna C-172

Crew 2 The Cessna 172 is a single-engine high-wing aircraft. The aircraft operates under a Standard Airworthiness Certificate. NTPS uses the 172 to demonstrate Performance and Flying Qualities flight test techniques to Flight Test Engineer students.
Passenger 2
Manufacturer Cessna
Country of Origin USA
Engine Lycoming IO-360-D2J
Power 180 hp
Length 27 ft 2 in
Height 8 ft 11 in 
Wing Span 36 ft 1 in
Wing Area 174 ft2 
MTOW 2550 lbs
Range 696 nm
Vne 163 kts
Climb Rate (Sea Level) 721 ft/min
Service Ceiling 13,500 ft