The Cessna 182 Skylane is the second most popular Cessna light aircraft, after the 172, having four-seat, single-engine and an option of adding two child seats, placed in the baggage area.
One good reason of being the favorite aircraft for many pilots, is the performance of the engine - 230 horsepower. Not only that, it delivers excellent performance on the runway and also in the air .
If you are still unconvinced, we will give you some other reasons to travel with such an aircraft, like: an extraordinary blend of speed, capability, range, safety, price and cost of ownership.
Travel in comfort.
The Skylane interior is as functional as it is comfortable.
The leather seats, a molded headliner and the air console for multilevel ventilation are the some essential components of this airplane.
Cessna Skylane Exterior
Serious function creates serious fun.
Having the help of customer feedback we can affirm that the aircraft is endowed with the most refined exterior design.
The large wings offer some so many practical benefits to Skylane, great visibility, stability, sun blocking and also weather protection.
Another feature of the Skylane is the easy access to pilot, passenger and cargo doors. There are still many things to say about function and design.
Peace of mind and maneuverability are other characteristics of the exterior design.
A shock-absorbing main landing gear, the steerable nose-wheel design and the hydraulically actuated disc brakes will help Cessna Skylane to have a smooth perfect landing.
Illuminate your path.
The lamps have a higher intensity and operate at far less power draw; also the conical camber wing tips add advantages to you ride.
Our metal has mettle.
The durable aluminum from which is built Skylane makes it easy for maintenance and repair. The airframe has no life limits.
|Height||9 ft 4 in (2.84 m)||9 ft 4 in (2.84 m)|
|Length||29 ft (8.84 m)||29 ft (8.84 m)|
|Wingspan||36 ft (10.97 m)||36 ft (10.97 m)|
Cessna Skylane Interior
Hard, aluminum shell. Sumptuous creamy filling.
Comfort and refinement are the essential characteristics of the Cessna Skylane interior.
The shining interior colors, the deep-contoured leather seats, the cabin air controls, the advanced soundproofing make everyone to have a nice, relaxing trip. That being said, both the pilot and passengers will enjoy the landscapes and also the ride of their lifetime.
So, climb on in and get comfortable.
The four leather seats equipped with AmSafe inflatable seatbelts and shoulder harness will offer you a nice, comfortable air travel.
For your flight to be a great one, a 12-volt power converter will keep up some devices that you really need, for example a laptop, which you can use when you cannot enjoy the panorama.
To have a better vision of the landscape with the necessary comfort, the interior of the aircraft has also other important pieces like: on-demand cabin lighting, oxygen (turbo models only), tinted Rosen sun visors , a cup holder console, a floor-mounted chart, all these will make your air trip more relaxing and enjoyable.
The external baggage compartment, complete with locking door, helps you handle a baggage allowance of 90.7 kg, this advantage gives you more flexibility.
|Height||48.5 in (1.23 m)||48.5 in (1.23 m)|
|Width||42 in (1.07 m)||42 in (1.07 m)|
|Length||11 ft 2 in (3.4 m)||11 ft 2 in (3.4 m)|
|Standard Seating Capacity||4||4|
|Baggage Capacity||32 cubic ft (0.9 cubic m)||32 cubic ft (0.9 cubic m)|
Cessna Skylane Avionics
The pilot will enjoy the best technology like: the Garmin G1000 glass cockpit with integrated Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™).
The G1000 also is equipped with a fully integrated transponder, a dual Nav/Comm/WAAS/GPS, two large, 10.4-inch high-resolution active-matrix LCDs, that present the real-time flight-critical data, including traffic information, heading data, digital altitude, topographic data and relative terrain mapping.
And the list is incomplete.
We have to consider the autopilot controls, the crew alerting, the engine indication and the digital audio panel, all of which will bring the security and the confidence you need to buy this aircraft. Plus, the G1000 is also included in our Caravan models, the 350 Corvalis and 400 Corvalis TT, and the Citation Mustang.
Flight Control System
The Skyhawk SP, 350 Corvalis and 400 Corvalis TT, and all Skylane and Stationair models come equipped with the Garmin GFC 700 fully integrated flight control system.
Having some innovative features including overspeed protection, airspeed hold, pich hold and coupled VNAV, Garmin GFC 700 fully integrated flight control system, provides precise lateral and vertical guidance and also maximum safety, reliability on your aircraft. Every element of this state-of-the-art system is designed to offer maximum safety, reliability and situational awareness.
The weather and the aircraft position is a major problem for many aircrafts.
We can help you see the mountains coming with Garmin’s G1000® Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™), also available on Cessna Skyhawk, Stationair, 350 Corvalis and 400 Corvalis TT models.
With the Garmin’s G1000® Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT™) you can see the aircraft’s position in real-time 3-D images showing you outstanding situational awareness.
Also you can observe many aspects like: synthetic terrain, flight-path markers, flight hazards and highway-in-the-sky, all on one easy-to-read avionics panel. All these make flying easier and safer.
The XM Weather program includes textual and graphical METARS, NEXRAD radar, TAFs; you will also get others graphical products like: lightning, freezing levels, and TFRs, cloud tops. The XM Satellite automatically sends this useful information, well structured, to your aircraft and continuously update it, to offer you a near real-time picture of meteorological or terrain conditions.
Cessna Skylane Engine
Powered by a Lycoming IO-540-AB1A5 engine, producing 230 horsepower, climbing at 924 fpm (282 mpm), the Skylane SP has a max speed of 150 knots (278 km/hr), a 924 fpm (282 mpm) rate of climb and a max cruise speed of 145 knots (269 km/hr) for 773 nautical miles (1,432 km).
Cessna Skylane, the pilot’s favorite aircraft, climbs thanks to its TIO-540 turbo powerplant, to a higher scale with an agile 1,040 feet-per-minute.
The Turbo Skylane full-rated power can be attain at the altitude of 20,000 feet (6,096 m).
Cessna efforts offer some amenities for pilots like a favorable insurance and the best comfort.
As a Cessna pilot you will feel the confidence and the comfort level, when you will takes the aircraft to the skies.
Cessna’s classic high-wing design offers many practical advantages including increased visibility, stable flight characteristics, simplified pre-flight check and easy access to passengers and pilots alike.
Every new Cessna Skylane is designed and gifted to offer on the trust that passengers place in you every single flight. The two seats of Skylane are equipped with AMSAFE belts that deploy an airbag within milliseconds of detecting a 16 G-force impact.
You could have a better vision of the landscape and in the same time a comfortable flight, because you have some facilities: on-demand cabin lighting, oxygen (turbo models only), Tinted Rosen sun visors, a floor-mounted chart and cup holder console.
All these make flying safer and easier. So, climb on in and you will get all these!
|Single Pilot Certified||Yes||Yes|
|Maximum Cruise Speed||150 ktas (278 km/h)||176 ktas (326 km/h)|
|Certified Ceiling||18,100 ft (5,517 m)||20,000 ft (6,096 m)|
|Takeoff Distance||1,515 ft (462 m)||1,385 ft (422 m)|
|Landing Distance||1,350 ft (411 m)||1,350 ft (411 m)|
|Rate of Climb at Sea Level||924 fpm (282 mpm)||1,039 fpm (317 mpm)|
|Range||927 nm (1,717 km)||915 nm (1,695 km)|
|Maximum Weights||Skylane||Turbo Skylane|
|Ramp Weight||3,110 lb (1,411 kg)||3,112 lb (1,412 kg)|
|Takeoff Weight||3,100 lb (1,406 kg)||3,100 lb (1,406 kg)|
|Landing Weight||2,950 lb (1,338 kg)||2,950 lb (1,338 kg)|
|Zero Fuel Weight||N/A lb (N/A kg)||N/A lb (N/A kg)|
|Usable Fuel Capacity||522 lb (237 kg)||522 lb (237 kg)|
|Typically-Equipped Empty Weight||1,984 lb (900 kg)||2,082 lb (944 kg)|
|Useful Load||1,126 lb (511 kg)||1,030 lb (467 kg)|
|Maximum Payload||966 lb (438 kg)||868 lb (394 kg)|
|Full-Fuel Payload||604 lb (274 kg)||508 lb (230 kg)|
|Manufacturer||Textron Lycoming||Textron Lycoming|
|Model (Number)||IO-540-AB1A5 (1)||TIO-540-AK1A (1)|
|Time Between Overhauls||2,000 hr||2,000 hr|
Pricing and Cost
Skylane Price is $384,500
Turbo Skylane Price is $418,000
|Operating Costs||Skylane||Turbo Skylane|
|Cost per Mile||$1.02||$1.09|
|Cost per Hour||$126||$158|