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Cardinal Specs
'68 177
'69 177A
'70-'74 177B
'75-'78 177B
1971 RG
1972-1978 RG

Interior Comparision

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Cardinal 177 RG (1971 only)
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.

177 RG Cardinal

Serial numbers 177RG0001 through 177RG0212

General Information
1971 177RG
Owned by Rick Gullett
Engine Make: Lycoming 200hp
Engine Model: IO-360-A1B6
Propeller Type: McCauley Constant Speed
Power (HP or Lbs Thrust): 200
Engine TBO: 2000

Maximum Cruising Speed176 152281
Recommended Cruising Speed166 144266
Stalling Speed574990

F U E L   C A P A C I T Y Lbs US Gals Litres
Standard Fuel 33651193
Long Range Version0 00

W E I G H T S US Lbs Kilos
Gross Weight 28001269
Empty Weight 1630739
Max Useful Load (Note: '71's specs include far less standard equipment
than later specs! It is actually the same as later years when comparably equipped.
Max Useful w/Full Fuel834378

R A N G E (No Reserve) SM NM KM Hrs
Max Range - Std Cruise88076014055.0

C E I L I N G S Feet Meters
Max Service Ceiling169005150
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 Weight860262
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 Weight890271
TakeOff Over 50ft/15meter Obstacle, Sea Level, Gross Weight1585483
Landing Ground Roll, Sea Level, Gross Weight730222
Landing Over 50ft/15meter Obstacle, Sea Level, Gross Weight1350411

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.)27.38.32
Fuselage (usually tail section) Height (approx.)8.72.65
Total Wingspan (approx.)35.610.85

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