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CFS Elite is proud to offer our late model Cessna 172 Redhawks.  The Redhawks represent the finest in Cessna training aircraft.  They contain quite turbocharged diesel (JetA) engines with FADEC (single lever power and full computer control).  The Redhawks are Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) equipped with the latest Garmin G500, GTN650 avionics suite and autopilot.  Plenty of power with 4 seats available makes this a fantastic trainer for all your single engine training.  Additionally, the aircraft have new paint jobs and new interiors, making them an aircraft you can be proud to show off.

General characteristics

  • Crew: one pilot

  • Capacity: four people

  • Length: 26 ft 5 in 

  • Wingspan: 39 ft 2 in

  • Height: 6 ft 6 in

  • Wing area: 145.3 ft²

  • Empty weight: 1,755 lb

  • Useful load: 890 lb

  • Loaded weight: 2,645 lb 

  • Max. takeoff weight: 2,645 lb 

  • Powerplant: 1 × Continental Diesel CD135, FADEC, turbo, geared, liquid cooled with automatic constant speed prop control.

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