Cessna 150 & 152

  • CountryUnited States of America
  • TypeTwo seat primary and aerobatic capable trainer
  • Powerplants150 - One 75kW (100hp) Continental O-200A flat four piston engine driving a two blade fixed pitch prop. A152 Aerobat - One 80kW (108hp) Lycoming O-235-N2C.
  • Performance150 - Max speed 200km/h (108kt), optimum cruising speed 196km/h (106kt). Initial rate of climb 640ft/min. Service ceiling 15,300ft. Range 563km (304nm). 150M - Max speed 201km/h (109kt), max cruising speed 196km/h (106kt), economical cruising speed 159km/h (86kt). Initial rate of climb 670ft/min. Service ceiling 12,250ft. Max range with no reserves 909km (490nm), or 1424km (769nm) with optional fuel. A152 - Max speed 200km/h (108kt), cruising speed 195km/h (105kt). Initial rate of climb 715ft/min. Range 575km (310nm).
  • Weights150 - Empty 447kg (985lb), max takeoff 681kg (1500lb). 150M - Empty 458kg (1010lb), max takeoff 726kg (1600lb). A152 - Empty 513kg (1131lb), max takeoff 760kg (1675lb).
  • Dimentions150 - Wing span 10.17m (33ft 4in), length 6.56m (21ft 6in), height 2.11m (6ft 11in). Wing area 14.8m2 (159.5sq ft). 150M - Wing span 10.21m (33ft 6in), length 6.58m (21ft 7in), height 2.39m (7ft 10in). Wing area 14.6m2 (157sq ft). A152 - Wing span 10.17m (33ft 4in), length 7.25m (24ft 1in), height 2.59m (8ft 6in). Wing area 14.9m2 (160sq ft).
  • CapacityTypical seating for two side by side.
  • ProductionTotal 150 and 152 production amounts to 31,289 aircraft over 27 years, comprising 6860 US built 152s, 589 French built 152s, 22,082 US built 150s and 1758 French built 150s, and 39 Argentinian built A-150s.

The presentation of the Cessna 150 denoted Cessna's come back to the two seat coach showcase after a six year nonappearance and brought about the most productive and fruitful two seat mentor line ever.

Advancement of the first 150 started in the mid 1950s, ensuing in a first flight in September 1957. This present day, all new airplane took after the Cessna traditions then picking up support of a strut supported high wing, all metal development and tricycle undercarriage. Generation started in September 1958.

What took after was a ceaseless methodology of item change, in spite of the fact that all through the 150 model life the Continental O-200a powerplant stayed unaltered. A standout amongst the most noteworthy model progressions was the 150d of 1964 which presented the wraparound back window. Most forms were implicit Standard, Commuter and Trainer structures with varying supplies levels, while permit generation was attempted in France by Reims and in Argentina by DINFIA. Aerobat adaptations were focused for constrained aerobatic work.

The 152 was a reaction to accessibility issues with 80/87 octane fuel, and utilized the 150's fuselage coupled with a Lycoming O-235 running on 100 Octane. The 152 supplanted the 150 from 1977 and stayed in generation until late 1985. It excessively was logically upgraded, offered in A152 Aerobat structure, furthermore implicit France.

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