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'70-'74 177B
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Cardinal 177 RG
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

Models 1972 through 1978.
Serial numbers 177RG0213 through 177RG1366

General Information
1976 177RG (turbonormalized)
Owned by Paul Millner
Engine Make: Lycoming 200hp
Engine Model: IO-360-A1B6D
Propeller Type: McCauley Constant Speed
Power (HP or Lbs Thrust): 200
Engine TBO: 2000

S P E E D S (Non-Turbocharged) MPH KTS KPH
Maximum Cruising Speed180 156288
Recommended Cruising Speed171 148274
Stalling Speed574990

F U E L   C A P A C I T Y Lbs US Gals Litres
Standard Fuel 40261231
Long Range Version0 00

W E I G H T S US Lbs Kilos
Gross Weight 28001269
Empty Weight 1765800
Max Useful Load1035469
Max Useful w/Full Fuel633287

R A N G E (No Reserve) SM NM KM Hrs
Max Range - Std Cruise (LR tanks in '72, all from'73 on)108088816446
Max Range - Std Cruise (std tanks '72 only)88076014055.0

C E I L I N G S (Non-Turbocharged) Feet Meters
Max Service Ceiling171005211
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 Weight925281
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 Weight00

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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