Cessna 172 facts for kids
|Cessna 172 Skyhawk|
|Role||Civil utility aircraft|
|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Cessna Aircraft Company|
|Unit cost||172 US$8,700 (1956)
172R US$$274,900 (2012)
172S US$307,500 (2012)
|Developed from||Cessna 170|
The Cessna 172 is one of the best-selling single engine airplanes in the world. Over 43,000 of them have been made. It is made by The Cessna Aircraft Company. It can carry 4 people including the pilot. From 1956 until 1967 it had a Continental six-cylinder piston engine. Beginning in 1968, the 172 was powered by a Lycoming four-cylinder piston engine.
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