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Cessna 172

Country of Origin: USA


The Cessna 172 is a popular single-engine aircraft in wide civilian and military use. In military service it is primarily used as a basic trainer. Other potential missions include aerial surveillance, liaison, transport and patrol.

The aircraft has been in production since the mid-1950s. The latest version, the Cessna 172 Skyhawk SP, is covered in the main description, below.

The Cessna 172 is certified for visual and instrument flight rules training.

The aircraft features a...

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