Having a 172 in your fleet is a classic edition to any flying club!

General Information
  • $70/dry TACH. Pilots top off tanks before putting it back.
  • See Sales_Tax to see if you qualify for sales tax exemption
  • This plane requires a minimum 1 hour checkout and a questionnaire: General Questionnaire
  • Current W&B Sheet: Click Here.
  • Digital POH Here: Click Here
  • Registration, Airworthiness, and 337s from the plane are in the plane.
  • Cessna Type Certification Document. More info on the C172L inside. Cessna_Type_Cert.pdf
Aircraft Data
  • 1972 Cessna 172L
  • Lycoming O320-E2D
  • 150 HP at 2700 RPMs
  • McCauley 1C172 propeller
  • Fuel Cap 42 gals, 38 useable
  • Oil capacity 8 QTS – Aeroshell 100W Plus (Min. Club target = 7 qts)
  • Empty Wt. – 1427.1 lbs
  • Max Gross – 2300 lbs
  • Useful Load – 872.39
  • Payload (full fuel) – 649.7 lbs.
  • 14V DC electrical system, 50A alternator
V Speeds
  • VSO: 49 MPH
  • VS1: 57 MPH
  • VR: 60 MPH
  • VX: 68 MPH
  • VY: 82 MPH
  • VFE: 100 MPH
  • VA: 122 MPH(2300 Lbs.)
  • VNO: 140MPH
  • VNE: 174 MPH
  • Max. Dem. X-wind: 17 MPH(15 KTS)
  • Best Cruise Climb: 80-90 MPH (for engine cooling.)
  • Best Glide: 80 MPH (2300 lbs.)
Weight & Balance

The following is general reference only, and is not a replacement for the POH.

  • ARM data on Front seats are based on mid point of seat adjustment range. Adjust spreadsheet for your legs.
  • Front Seats: INCHES to INCHES in 1.25″ increments. Full aft unlocked is about INCHES.
  • Rear Seats: INCHES fixed.
  • Baggage: INCHES on center, INCHES at bulkhead. Max POUNDS
  • Fuel: GALLONS gal at INCHES (Two 21 gal tanks) (POUNDS unusable at INCHES)
  • Oil: Club Target is >= 6Qt before take-off, Max fill 6qt, Minimum 5 qts.
    • Aeroshell 100W Plus (red bottle)
Cessna 172 Checklist

NOTE: Checklists other than the manufacturer’s books should be personal creations and should be verified to match proper procedures. The following information can be used to help you devise your own; however, no guarantees of accuracy are made. The following is general reference only, and is not a replacement for the AFM in the plane.

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Hangar Address

Denton Airport
US Jet Center FBO
T-Hangar 6