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Cessna 152 I-CNTO

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CESSNA 152 - First delivered in 1977 as the 1978 model year, the 152 was a modernization of the design. The 152 was intended to compete with the new Beechcraft Skipper and Piper Tomahawk,proven Cessna 150.

Additional design goals were to improve useful load through a gross weight increase to 1670 lbs (757 kg), decrease internal and external noise levels and run better on the then newly introduced 100LL fuel. As with the 150, the great majority of 152s were built at the Cessna factory in Wichita, Kansas. A number of aircraft were also built by Reims Aviation of France and given the designation F152/FA152. Production of the 152 was ended in 1985 when Cessna ended production of all of their light aircraft; by that time, a total of 7,584 examples of the 152, including A152 and FA152 Aerobat aerobatic variants, had been built worldwide. both of which were introduced the same year. 

I-CNTO is a F-152 built in France. After having been used by KLM airline for training porpoise, and then passed to a Dutch Aero Club; was acquired by Cantor Air, that, in 2014 has provided a complete “retrofit” to the airframe, avionics and engine, with the installation of a brand new Lycoming O-235-L2C. Now, I-CNTO is used for PPL training and flight hours building.

Specifications (Reference: Cessna 152 Pilot's Operating Handbook)


General characteristics:
    •    Crew: 1 pilot
    •    Capacity: 1 passenger
    •    Length: 24 ft 1 in (7.3 m)
    •    Wingspan: 33 ft 4 in (10.2 m)
    •    Height: 8 ft 6 in (2.6 m)
    •    Wing area: 160 ft² (14.9 m²)
    •    Empty weight: 1,081 lb (490 kg)
    •    Max takeoff weight: 1,670 lb (757 kg)
    •    Powerplant: 1× Lycoming O-235-L2C flat-4 engine, 110 hp (82 kW) driving a 69 in (175 cm), two-blade, fixed-pitch propeller (McCauley) or a 72 in two-blade, fixed-pitch propeller (Sensenich)

Performance:
    •    Maximum speed: 126 mph (110 knots, 204 km/h)
    •    Cruise speed: 123 mph (107 knots, 198 km/h)
    •    Stall speed: 49 mph (43 knots, 79 km/h) unpowered, flaps down
    •    Range: 477 mi (414 nm, 768 km)
    •    Extended range 795 mi (690 nm, 1,280 km) with long-range tanks
    •    Service ceiling: 14,700 ft (4,480 m)
    •    Takeoff roll: 725 ft (221 m)
    •    Rate of climb: 715 ft/min (3.6 m/s)
    •    Max wing loading: 10.44 lb/ft² (51 kg/m²)
    •    Minimum power/mass: .066 hp/lb (108 W/kg)

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