What height is cessna 172 captain seat made for?

December 15, 2008

How about other airplanes? is the captain seat made for 5 feet something?

And my height is 170.5cm and I am 16,but almost stopped growing. It hasn't growing since 2 months ago. So I think i stoped growing.

Anyway, do you think height of 170.5cm will be a problem seating in cessna 172 as a captain or co pilot?

Some C-172's and other aircraft have height-adjustable seats, but many don't. Nominally, the non-adjustable seats in a C-172 are made for people between 172cm and 190cm tall. At your present height you'll be marginally OK but you'll probably need a pillow or cusion to see over the instrument panel a little better if the plane does not have height-adjustable seats. The newer Skyhawks you are likely to fly have very high instrument panels and glare shields, so a little "booster seat" may be required, but the older ones (pre-1965) have great forward visibility, even for people only 5 feet ( 152cm) tall.

What height is cessna 172 captain seat made for?

December 15, 2008

How about other airplanes? is the captain seat made for 5 feet something?

And my height is 170.5cm and I am 16,but almost stopped growing. It hasn't growing since 2 months ago. So I think i stoped growing.

Anyway, do you think height of 170.5cm will be a problem seating in cessna 172 as a captain or co pilot?

Some C-172's and other aircraft have height-adjustable seats, but many don't. Nominally, the non-adjustable seats in a C-172 are made for people between 172cm and 190cm tall. At your present height you'll be marginally OK but you'll probably need a pillow or cusion to see over the instrument panel a little better if the plane does not have height-adjustable seats. The newer Skyhawks you are likely to fly have very high instrument panels and glare shields, so a little "booster seat" may be required, but the older ones (pre-1965) have great forward visibility, even for people only 5 feet ( 152cm) tall.

What height is cessna 172 captain seat made for?

December 15, 2008

How about other airplanes? is the captain seat made for 5 feet something?

And my height is 170.5cm and I am 16,but almost stopped growing. It hasn't growing since 2 months ago. So I think i stoped growing.

Anyway, do you think height of 170.5cm will be a problem seating in cessna 172 as a captain or co pilot?

Some C-172's and other aircraft have height-adjustable seats, but many don't. Nominally, the non-adjustable seats in a C-172 are made for people between 172cm and 190cm tall. At your present height you'll be marginally OK but you'll probably need a pillow or cusion to see over the instrument panel a little better if the plane does not have height-adjustable seats. The newer Skyhawks you are likely to fly have very high instrument panels and glare shields, so a little "booster seat" may be required, but the older ones (pre-1965) have great forward visibility, even for people only 5 feet ( 152cm) tall.

FAA bans the Shorline Transition thru LAX

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Cessna 150-152 Club Tribute

December 15, 2008

Fly in took place in Clinton, Iowa 2007.

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