CESSNA – 172N
The 172 is an all metal, four seat, high wing, single engine airplane.
It is not designed for purely aerobatic flight, though some maneuvers are permitted as per the aircraft’s POH. The aircraft is equipped for day and night VFR and IFR.
The aircraft is powered by a horizontally opposed, four cylinder, overhead valve, air cooled, fuel injected engine. The engine is a Lycoming O-320 H2AD rated at 160 hp.
Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history, the company and its partners had built more than 44,000.