If you are thinking of buying an airplane, then you should look at this Cessna 182 for sale. This plane has a four-seat capacity and can therefore accommodate 3 passengers and 1 crew. Because of the release of the newer models, its capacity can now be further expanded by optionally adding two child seats, which will be placed in the baggage area. A total of 6 people will then be able to ride this Cessna 182 model for sale, allowing families or small groups of friends to go to places, all riding together.
The Cessna 182 model, which was certified on March 2, 1956, is the first product version of the Cessna 182 series. The Cessna 182 aircraft has a flat six-piston engine under the Continental O-470-R model and with a 230 horsepower. The Cessna 182 airplane model has a constant speed propeller that is double bladed, and its landing gear is fixed. The Cessna 182 airplane type has a maximum speed of 143 nautical miles per hour, a cruising speed of 135 nautical miles per hour, a stall speed of 54 nautical miles per hour, and an initial rate of climb of 1120 feet per minute. This Cessna 182 that is for sale can cover a range of 1078 kilometers and it has a service ceiling of 20,000 feet.
The Cessna 182 aircraft has a gross or max takeoff weight of 2550 pounds, an empty weight of 1540 pounds, and a fuel capacity of 55 gallons. The dimensions of the Cessna 182 airplane model are as follows: 9 feet and 2 inches in height, 25 feet and 2 inches in length, a wingspan of 36 feet, and a wing area of 174 square feet.
A ground roll of 620 feet is needed before this Cessna 182 for sale can take off. But with an obstacle over 50 feet, the ground roll needed is increased to 1020 feet. As for landing, the ground roll that the Cessna 182 model needs is reduced to 610 feet, while it is increased to 1290 feet if there is an obstacle over 50 feet.
Although fiberglass or thermoplastic material are used in some of the parts of this Cessna 182 for sale, like for its wingtips and its engine cowling bowl, the Cessna 182 airplane type is mostly made up of aluminum alloy, thereby making it an all-metal aircraft.
The Cessna 182 aircraft model was built by Cessna, creator of a number of other general aviation aircraft like the Cessna 150. Its main office is in Wichita, Kansas, United States of America, and it is a subsidiary of Textron, a large U.S. conglomerate that garnered the rank of 220 in the list of the largest companies of the Fortune 500 for the year 2010. Cessna also manufactures business jets, although the company is more popular for its small, piston-powered aircraft, like this Cessna 182 that is for sale.
The Cessna 182 airplane type is a light airplane having a single engine, and is actually one of the most popular Cessna plane models, being 2nd only to the Cessna 172. The Cessna 182 model first came out in the market sometime in 1956, and over the years, around 23 variants of this plane have been designed, developed, and manufactured. But the Cessna 182 aircraft in itself is actually also a variant, being a tricycle development of the older Cessna 180 model.
Looking at all of the available variants of the Cessna 182 airplane model, we will see that there was one being developed almost every year or every 2 years.
- The Cessna 182 A Skylane was certified on December 7, 1956.
- The 182 B Skylane on August 22, 1958.
- The Cessna 182 C Skylane on July 8, 1959.
- The 182 D Skylane on June 14, 1960.
- The Cessna 182 E Skylane on June 27, 1961.
- The 182 F Skylane on August 1, 1962.
- The Cessna 182 G Skylane on July 19, 1963.
- The Cessna 182 H Skylane on September 17, 1964
- The Cessna 182 J Skylane on October 20, 1965
- The Cessna 182 K Skylane on August 3, 1966
- The 182 L Skylane on July 28, 1967
- The Cessna 182 M Skylane on September 19, 1968
- The 182 N Skylane on September 17, 1969
- The Cessna 182 P Skylane on October 8, 1971
- The 182 Q Skylane on July 28, 1976
- The Cessna 182 R Skylane on August 29, 1980
- The 182 S Skylane on October 3, 1996
- The Cessna 182 T Skylane on February 23, 2011
- The R 182 Skylane on 7 July 1977
- The TR 182 Turbo Skylane RG on September 12, 1978
- The T 182 Skylane on August, 5 1980
And finally, the most recent variant of the Cessna 182 is the T182T Skylane that was certified on February 23, 2001. If we look at all the variants carefully, we will see that there was no 182 I and 182 O variant that was developed for the Cessna 182 airplane model.
With the influx of variants come also the improvements that are added to each of the models of the Cessna 182 aircraft, thereby making the succeeding ones more modern than the previous ones. when the Cessna 182A was introduced in 1957, it was also given the name “Skylane.” All succeeding models of the Cessna 182 airplanes for sale were named that way, too. The Cessna 182A model was a notch higher than the Cessna 182 airplane in terms of its equipment capabilities as it gives buyers the option to upgrade to a higher level of equipment.
The specifications of the Cessna 182 plane models A, B, C, and D are basically the same. These Cessna 182 variants all have a Continental O-470-L piston engine with 230 horsepower, a maximum speed of 148 nautical miles per hour, a cruise speed which is not far at 141 nautical miles per hour, a stall speed of 54 nautical miles per hour with a fuel capacity of 55 gallons. These Cessna 182 plane models that are for sale all have a gross weight of 2650 pounds, an empty weight of 1560 pounds, and a fixed landing gear. A range of 450 nautical miles can be covered by the Cessna 182 variants, with a rate of climb of 1030 feet per minute, and a service ceiling of 19800 feet.
Under normal circumstances, the Cessna 182 plane models A, B, C, and D that are for sale need a ground roll of 620 feet so that they can take off, but with an obstacle over 50 feet, the ground roll becomes 1080 feet. As for landing, the ground roll that these Cessna 182 variants for sale need is 610 feet without an obstacle, and 1310 feet if there is an obstacle over 50 feet.
Cessna 182 plane models E, F, G, and H for sale, also has an engine with a 230 horsepower. They can similarly run at a maximum speed of 148 nautical miles per hour, a cruise speed of 141 nautical miles per hour, and a stall speed of 48 nautical miles per hour. However, these Cessna 182 variants have a total fuel capacity of 65 gallons, which is higher than for the Cessna 182 variants A, B, C, and D. They can cover a range of 550 nautical miles, a rate of climb of 980 feet per minute, and a service ceiling of 18900 feet.
The gross weight of these Cessna 182 variants for sale is 2800 pounds, and their empty weight is 1610 pounds. They need a ground roll of 625 to take off, which is increased to 1205 feet if there is an obstacle over 50 feet. On the other hand, these Cessna 182 variants need a ground roll of 590 feet to land, which is also increased to 1350 feet if there is an obstacle over 50 feet. All of the Cessna 182 variants that are for sale have a fixed landing gear.
The Cessna 182 plane models J, K, L, and M Skylane are similar in almost all aspects to the Cessna 182 plane models A, B, C, and D.
As for the Cessna 182 N Skylane model for sale, its engine also has a horsepower of 230. However, its maximum speed is lower at 146 nautical miles per minute, and so is its cruise speed at 139 nautical miles per minute. This Cessna 182 variant that is for sale has a stall speed of 50 nautical miles per minute with a total fuel capacity of 65 gallons. With a gross weight of 2950 pounds and an empty weight of 1640 pounds, this Cessna 182 variant is a little bit heavier. The Cessna 182 N Skylane model for sale also has a lower rate of climb at 890 feet per minute with a service ceiling of 17700 feet, and a range of 550 nautical miles.
During takeoff, the Cessna 182 N Skylane requires a ground roll of 705 feet, but if there is an obstacle over 50 feet, the ground roll needed becomes 1350 feet. During landing, the Cessna 182 airplane model needs only 590 feet of ground roll, while also 1350 feet is needed if there is an obstacle over 50 feet.
So if you are looking for a Cessna 182 for sale, you surely will not run out of options to choose from because this Cessna 182 for sale has many variants available.