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'68 177
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Cardinal 177
Aircraft Performance Specifications

This information is provided as a guide "at users risk" and is not intended for flight planning purposes! Please consult the relevant Pilots Operating Handbook prior to flight.

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177 Cardinal

Serial numbers 17700001 through 17701164

General Information
1968 FG
Owned by Robert Little
Engine Make: Lycoming 150hp
Engine Model: O-320-E2D
Propeller Type: McCauley Fixed Pitch
Power (HP or Lbs Thrust): 150
Engine TBO: 2000

Maximum Cruising Speed144 125231
Recommended Cruising Speed134 116214
Stalling Speed534685

F U E L   C A P A C I T Y Lbs US Gals Litres
Standard Fuel 32349185
Long Range Version0 00

W E I G H T S US Lbs Kilos
Gross Weight 23501065
Empty Weight 1415641
Max Useful Load935424
Max Useful w/Full Fuel612277

R A N G E (No Reserve) SM NM KM Hrs
Max Range - Std Cruise68059010925.07

C E I L I N G S Feet Meters
Max Service Ceiling127003870
Max Engine Out Ceiling00

C L I M B   R A T E S Feet P/Min Meters P/Min
Max Climb, Sea Level, Gross Weight670204
Max Climb, Engine Out, Sea Level, Gross Weight00

T A K E O F F  &  L A N D I N G   D I S T A N C E S Feet Meters
TakeOff Ground Roll, Sea Level, Gross Weight845257
TakeOff Over 50ft/15meter Obstacle, Sea Level, Gross Weight1575480
Landing Ground Roll, Sea Level, Gross Weight400121
Landing Over 50ft/15meter Obstacle, Sea Level, Gross Weight1135345

A I R C R A F T   D I M E N S I O N S Feet Meters
Cabin Width (at shoulder)4.0 (48 inches)1.2192
Fuselage Length (approx.)278.23
Fuselage (usually tail section) Height (approx.)9.12.77
Total Wingspan (approx.)35.710.88

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