Cessna 162 Skycatcher

ICAO aircraft code C162
Manufacturer Cessna
Country United States
New price USD 0.149 million (2011)

The Cessna 162 Skycatcher is an American side-by-side two-seat, high-wing, strut-braced, tricycle gear light-sport aircraft (LSA) that was designed and produced by Cessna between December 2009 and December 2013.

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Cessna 162 Skycatcher specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
C162
Manufacturer
Cessna
Manufactured
2009 - 2013
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 0.149 million (2011)

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
Garmin G300
Engine:
1x 1 X Continental O 200 D Flat 4
Piston
Power:
100 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
118 Kts
219 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
42 Kts
Travel range:
470 Nm
870 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
18.8 Nm / gallon
9.198 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
15,500 feet
Rate of Climb:
898 feet / minute
4.56meter / second
Take Off Distance:
347 meter - 1,138.44 feet
Landing Distance:
418 meter - 1,371.37 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
600 Kg
1,323 lbs
Max Payload:
157 Kg
346 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
25 gallon
95 liter
Baggage Volume:
0.35 m3 / 12 ft3

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About the Cessna 162 Skycatcher

The Cessna 162 Skycatcher is an American side-by-side two-seat, high-wing, strut-braced, tricycle gear light-sport aircraft (LSA) that was designed and produced by Cessna between December 2009 and December 2013. Its intended market was flight training and personal use.

The Skycatcher received its ASTM LSA approval in July 2009.

At one time 1200 Skycatchers had been ordered, but the aircraft did not meet customer expectations and only 192 aircraft had been sold before production ended in 2013. The remaining 80 unsold aircraft were used for parts until December 2016 when the remaining aircraft were scrapped.

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