cessna 172

  1. Sjensen

    RPM/Performance decrease after cylinder replacement & carburetor rebuild

    During my plane's recent annual inspection, I had to replace the #4 cylinder and rebuild the carburetor. This was my first time dealing with both of these issues, so I wasn't sure what to expect. However, I've noticed a significant loss of power, especially during climb-out, and a decrease in...
  2. flyerfocus

    Mounting a Canon DSLR Instead of a GoPro in C172?

    I'm interested in mounting a camera from the interior ceiling of a Cessna 172 and recording video while flying. I was looking at getting a GoPro but it occurred to me I already have a Canon 5D MK IV DSLR which is capable of shooting 4K video. Has anyone managed to mount a Canon DSLR to a GoPro...
  3. B

    Annual in Mexico

    '69 Cessna 172K old school panel all needle gauge First annual as an owner. Runs strong in the ~80 hours I've put on it. I live in Mexico. I don't want to leave. I don't have a "guy" back in Utah. I just have the guy that did the previous annual that I've never met. Anyone ever done this...
  4. Saraq

    Cessna 172 Bolen Conversion Parts List

    Hello Everyone, I had an Incidents not all to long ago and it caused some damage on my 1956 Cessna 172 Taildragger Conversion. I have tried to contact the STC holder and I can get no replies. I talked to my mechanic and he is having the same issues he said he could manufacture new parts as long...
  5. B

    Cessna 172 Interior Shops in N. California / Western US

    I’m looking for a good (and affordable) interior shop in Northern California / Western US for a 1998 Cessna 172S. Does anybody know of one? Need all the interior side panels (plastic) replaced (its a 7,500 hour airplane). I may need new leather on the seats as well, but still debating the cost...
  6. Ray Jr

    Any Cessna 172 owners in here?

    Hi All, I'm working on a YouTube video about the history of Cessna 172 and I'm looking for some photos of specific models. I know there are lots out there on the interwebs but I need permission from the photo owner in order to use them in the videos. If anyone is interested in seeing their...
  7. C

    Tall pilot looking to buy a time building plane

    I just received my commercial certificate and I’m currently looking at planes to buy to build time but the only problem is that I’m 6’6 I did all my training in a 172 and I fit well enough but honestly I’m ready to fly something different but I know there aren’t a lot of options out there for a...
  8. Benjamin

    Questions to ask my engine rebuilder

    Hi there PoA We're getting ready to rebuild (preventatively) our Lycoming O-320-E2D LyCon conversion in our '71 C172L and I'm trying to understand as much information as possible so we can make good educated decisions on the path forward. So, without getting into the merits of rebuild/overhaul...
  9. Trever Oakes

    C172 RG Retractable Gear System

    Hello everyone! I am in the middle of commercial, and just about to get my complex endorsement. I have been flying the 172RG. I'm pretty solid with the CS Prop, but the landing gear system is still a little unclear to me. Using the diagram in the systems section of the POH. Can somebody help...
  10. J

    For Sale For Sale - SK182-115, SK172-147 Reinforcement kits for Cessna 172, 182

    We now offer the SK182-115, SK172-147 Reinforcement kits for the Cessna aircraft. Just give me a call. These kits are PMA’d. My number is+19365694342 or 409-698-0021
  11. Madison890

    New and Don’t know what to do.

    Hello all this is my first post. I have purchased a 1963 Cessna 172C. It is in a town called WYNNE Arkansas. It is out of annual by three years. I have a mechanic getting it in annual this Tuesday, June 4. And I am looking for someone willing to fly her back, Preferably with me. I do not have my...
  12. C

    For Sale: Aircraft 1974 Cessna 172M w 180HP Conversion

    This is the one you've been waiting for. Great engine with all the right avionics with a fresh annual and priced to sell! Located at KEHO in Shelby, NC. Details: 1974 Cessna Skyhawk 172M Penn Yan Aero 180HP SuperHawk conversion 4,308TT, 651 SMOH Engine/Prop STEC 50 2-axis autopilot...
  13. T

    Best Plane for my Mission?

    Hello folks, I am a private pilot with 100 hours looking to start my instrument training. While I know plenty of instructors, there are no good aircraft to rent in the area. Because of this, I am looking to purchase an airplane. I want this airplane to be a good platform for me to get my...
  14. U

    Plane parts... what's it worth?

    I have an exhaust system (muffler and headers) for a Lycoming 0-320 from a Cessna 172M sitting in my garage after a switch to a Powerflow muffler. Want to sell it, but have no idea what its worth. Its in great, used condition. Hoping to cover the cost of new interior bits so my interior doesn't...
  15. A

    Cessna 172 rental near Minneapolis

    Hi Friends in Minneapolis area, I will be visiting Minneapolis (Chaska) are for this weekend starting tomorrow. Was wondering if you could recommend a place where I could rent a Cessna 172/182/150/152 for a few hours? I have a PPL with 175+ hours, high performance endorsement and mountain...
  16. dembro

    What it's like to DEPART Oshkosh (spoiler alert: awesome)

    So technically this video is from my trip to OSH17, but it doesn't look like too many folks have posted videos of their OSH Departures, so I thought I'd throw mine into the mix! The arrival gets all of the love (for good reason), but the departure demands respect and a good set of ears. You'll...
  17. dembro

    Watch this before you fly the Fisk Approach into OSH

    Ok - so the title is a little clickbait-y BUT my hope is that you might actually find this video useful to give a watch before you fly into OSH this year (especially if you've never done it before). I had the privilege of hitching a ride along with @mjburian for OSH17 and we filmed it. It...
  18. dembro

    More adventures in preflighting AND $146 Girl Scout Cookies

    Hey Skypilots! After a short rain delay (for the birth of my second kid - woooo!), I'm finally back with another flight vlog. This time, it's a short flight from KMWC to KENW here in WI to buy some girl scout cookies. I'm lucky to be part of a flying club, otherwise the cookies would be WAY...
  19. ILM_Patrick

    Want To Buy Anything CESSNA 172

    Training on a Skyhawk, will purchase one in next 3-4 Years. While I wait for my dream to be hangared, if you have any old literature or anything Cessna 172, (even 150 & 182) I'll be more than happy to pay for shipping and take it off your hands!
  20. J

    For Sale 1978 Cessna 172N Partnership

    Hey there, new private pilot here. I live in Biloxi MS and just bought a 172 that is really in surprisingly good condition for its age. I keep it in hangered at Ocean Springs. I'm looking for a partnership to split maintenance costs and name sure she gets enough flying time. Let me know if...