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Cessna 175 Skylark. Photo. Specifications. Modifications
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Cessna 175 Skylark. Photo. Specifications. Modifications

Cessna 175 Skylark. Photo. Specifications. Modifications

 

Cessna 175 Skylark (Heavenly Lark) - American single-engine four-seater multi-purpose aircraft, developed in 1957 year and was originally designed to replace 172 model.

First Flight Cessna 175 Skylark held in 1958 year, and almost immediately the plane went into mass production. Unlike the previous model, meaning Cessna 172 Skyhawk, The aircraft has a powerful 6-cylinder aircraft engine Continental GO-300, 175 capacity hp

 

A photoCessna 175 Skylark

 

The overall design of the fuselage of small-engine aircraft Cessna 175 Skylark almost completely resembles Cessna 172 Skyhawk, with the only exception that aircraft designers modified the geometry of the wing of the aircraft, and in addition, the front of the plane there was a bulge, which featured aircraft from 172 model.

Nevertheless, the popularity of small-large aircraft Cessna 175 Skylark among customers never found, and the culprit was the low reliability of the new engine, which often leads to the need to make emergency or crash landing. The main feature of the new engine Continental GO-300 was that a rotation of the screw is not transmitted directly, as in the previous models, and through the transmission, which in turn was less reliable. In addition, a higher price compared to 172-d model also had a negative impact on sales of the aircraft Cessna 175 Skylark.

 

CabinCessna 175R Skylark

 

During the issue continues to 1958 1962 of the year, Cessna Aircraft Company produced 2016 units aircraft Cessna 175 Skylark, however, necessary to specify that in addition to the base production model, there are also three further modified version.

Version Cessna 175A Skylark has improved the internal state of the cockpit - seat for the pilot and passengers have been adjusted in such a way that even a long flight was comfortable enough. In addition, the aircraft was given the opportunity to set the future owners of the chassis float - in the base model, this feature is not available.

 

A photoCessna 175 Skylark

 

Model Cessna 175B Skylark, presented in 1960 year, had altered the seats, with the possibility of adjustment in six major areas. Technical changes the current model has not undergone.

The main feature of the model Cessna 175C Skylark is to ensure a constant speed rotation of the rotor, which in turn makes it possible to increase flight safety, but due to the high cost, this version of the aircraft did not enjoy popularity.

Currently, the aircraft Cessna 172 used by individuals, but of 2106 units issued equipment in operation is only about 500 aircraft.

 

Specifications Cessna 175A Skylark.

 

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 8.1 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,98 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,72 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 607 kg .;
  • Payload:
    • for aircraft with a conventional chassis: 459 kg .;
    • for float planes to the chassis: 504 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight:
    • for aircraft with a conventional chassis: 1066 kg .;
    • for float planes to the chassis: 1111 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 218 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 283 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 960 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental GO-300A (depending on version);
  • Power: 175 hp

 

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