Maximum Cruise Speed
Takeoff Field Length
The Cessna Skyhawk is the ultimate training aircraft and the most popular single-engine aircraft ever built. With forgiving flight characteristics, great visibility, a sophisticated glass cockpit outfitted with G1000 avionics, slow landing speed and a forgiving stall – the Cessna Skyhawk is a flight training favorite ideally suited for student pilots.
The Cessna Skyhawk® is the ultimate training aircraft and the most popular single-engine aircraft ever built.
With the Garmin® G1000™ and GFC 700 autopilot, it delivers an intuitive cockpit experience matched with a highly durable airframe with forgiving flying characteristics. This superior platform is ideally suited to learn the skills needed to become a true pilot in command.
With forgiving flight characteristics, great visibility, a sophisticated glass cockpit outfitted with G1000 avionics, slow landing speed and a forgiving stall – the Cessna Skyhawk is a flight training favorite ideally suited for student pilots.
Two large cabin doors make loading, unloading, entering, and exiting easy and unobstructed.
Pilots and passengers of the Skyhawk will enjoy high-quality leather, contoured seats, customized LED lighting, advanced soundproofing, as well as top-rate multilevel ventilation and air controls.
An optional satellite radio offers ongoing entertainment with your favorite music or radio shows. Optional three-seat training configuration.
The Skyhawk is ideally designed for instructors, students, and observers alike. With seats wrapped in durable Luxor or optional leather, the Skyhawk offers a three-seat training configuration or a standard four-seat configuration.
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The Cessna Skyhawk is powered by the latest technology in integrated cockpit avionics, the Garmin G1000 NXi.
With an improved graphical interface, more powerful hardware, higher resolution displays, added functionality to improve situational awareness, and optional wireless technology, managing the flight deck has never been easier.
The flight deck is powered by the Garmin G1000® avionics suite, including optional integrated Garmin Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™) and an automatic flight control system. Two 10.4-inch, high-resolution liquid crystal displays show flight instrumentation, traffic data, digital altitude, moving maps, navigation, communication, and other real-time flight-critical data.
see the future
The Skyhawk’s flight deck can include the optional Garmin Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™), which offers sophisticated graphics modeling of terrain, traffic, and obstacles in the flight path. The system looks at the entire flight path via satellite and renders a three-dimensional “virtual reality” landscape, which is displayed on one or both primary flight displays. This technology prepares you for what lies ahead in plenty of time to plan for it and gives you a clear visual of any traffic around your aircraft, even in solid IFR (instrument flight rules) or nighttime VFR (visual flight rules) conditions.
digital weather radar
With the optional GDL 69A data link receiver and a subscription to XM WX Satellite Weather, you will see a high-resolution representation of the weather along your flight path on your high-resolution primary flight display. The GDL 69 offers NEXRAD, METARs, TAFs, lightning, and more that you can layer directly over optional Jeppesen or standard topographic map databases. Global weather information is available through the optional GSR 56, which connects you to the Iridium satellite network. Voice and text messaging connectivity as well as position reporting and digital color radar data are included.
The following list of equipment is included on the standard Skyhawk with the Garmin 1000 Avionics Package and does not reflect optional equipment:
- GMA-1347 Digital Audio Panel with Marker Beacon/Intercom
- GTX-33 Transponder-Mode S w-TIS
- GIA-63W NAV/COM/GPS/WAAS with GS #1
- GIA-63W NAV/COM/GPS/WAAS with GS #2
- GDU-1044B Primary Flight Display (PFD)
- GDU-1044B Multifunction Display (MFD)
- GEA-71 Engine/Airframe Computer
- GRS-77 AHRS
- GDC-74A Air Data Computer with OAT Probe
- GMU-44 Magnetometer
- Garmin SafeTaxi & FliteCharts
- Electronic Checklists
- Emergency Locator Transmitter Remote Mounted Switch
- Backup Attitude Gyro, Altimeter, and Airspeed Indicator
- Control Wheel Push-To-Talk Switch-Pilot/Copilot
- Mic & Phone Jacks — Pilot/Copilot/Passengers
- Auxiliary Stereo Input Jack
- Marker Beacon Antenna
- Transponder Antenna
- VHF/GPS Antenna (2)
- NAV Antenna
- Emergency Locator Transmitter External Antenna
- Pitot System — Heated
- Static System
- Handheld Microphone
- Alternate Static Source
new features and options
- Standard ADS-B OuNt and In
- Optional wireless data base and flight plan loading
- Integrated VFR Sectional Charts
- IFR High and Low Charts with Night Mode
- Enhanced HSI features
- COM frequency decoding
- Vertical Situation Display
- Selectable Visual Approaches
- Optional Surface Watch for runway safety
- Enhanced graphics and faster processing
- Improved joystick with smoother panning
- Simplified maintenance
Performance data is based on the standard Skyhawk configuration, operating in International Standard Atmosphere (ISA) conditions with zero wind. Takeoff and landing field lengths are based on a level, hard surface and dry runway.
Actual performance will vary with factors such as environmental conditions, aircraft configuration and operational/ATC procedures.
Wingspan – 36 ft 1 in (11.00 m)
Length – 27 ft 2 in (8.28 m) HEIGHT – 8 ft 11 in (2.72 m)
|Length||27 ft 2 in (8.28 m)|
|Height||8 ft 11 in (2.72 m)|
|Wingspan||36 ft 1 in (11.00 m)|
|Wing Area||174 sq ft (16.17 sq m)|
|Height||48 in (1.22 m)|
|Width||40 in (1.00 m)|
|Length||11 ft 10 in (3.61 m)|
|Weight||120 lb (54.4 kg)|
|Volume||30 cu ft (0.85 cu m)|
|Maximum Ramp Weight||2,558 lb (1,160 kg)|
|Maximum Takeoff Weight||2,550 lb (1,157 kg)|
|Maximum Landing Weight||2,550 lb (1,157 kg)|
|Usable Fuel Weight||318 lb (144 kg)|
|Usable Fuel Volume||53 gal (201 l)|
|Basic Empty Weight||1,640 lb (744 kg)|
|Useful Load||918 lb (416 kg)|
|Maximum Payload||910 lb (413 kg)|
|Full Fuel Payload||600 lb (272 kg)|
|Maximum Cruise Speed||124 ktas (230 km/h)|
|Maximum Range||640 nm (1,185 km)|
|Takeoff Distance||1,630 ft (497 m)|
|Ground Roll||960 ft (293 m)|
|Landing Distance||1,335 ft (407 m)|
|Ground Roll||575 ft (175 m)|
|Service Ceiling||14,000 ft (4,267 m)|
|Maximum Climb Rate||730 fpm (223 mpm)|
|Maximum Limit Speed||163 kias (302 km/h)|
|Stall Speed||48 kcas (89 km/h)|
|Power Output||180 hp (180 hp)|
|Description||2 blade metal, fixed pitch|