The Cessna 150 is a two-seat tricycle gear general aviation airplane that was designed for flight training, touring and personal use. In 1977, it was succeeded in production by the Cessna 152, a minor modification to the original design. The Cessna 150 is the fifth most produced aircraft ever, with 23,839 produced.
Range563 km
Cruise speed196 km/h
Top speed200 km/h
Weight447 kg
Unit cost12 000–25 000 USD (2007)
First flightSeptember 12, 1957

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: one passenger
  • Length: 23 ft 11 in (7.29 m)
  • Wingspan: 33 ft 2 in (10.11 m)
  • Height: 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)
  • Wing area: 160 sq ft (15 m2)
  • Aspect ratio: 6.7:1
  • Empty weight: 1,122 lb (509 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,600 lb (726 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 22.5 US gal (18.7 imp gal; 85 L) usable internal fuel
  • Propellers: 2-bladed McCauley metal fixed-pitch propeller, 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) diameter

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 109 kn (125 mph, 202 km/h) at sea level
  • Cruise speed: 82 kn (94 mph, 152 km/h) at 10,000 ft (3,050 m) (econ cruise)
  • Stall speed: 42 kn (48 mph, 78 km/h) (flaps down, power off)
  • Never exceed speed: 140 kn (160 mph, 260 km/h)
  • Range: 420 nmi (480 mi, 780 km) (econ cruise, standard fuel)
  • Service ceiling: 14,000 ft (4,300 m)
  • Rate of climb: 670 ft/min (3.4 m/s)
  • Take-off run to 50 ft (15 m): 1,385 ft (422 m)
  • Landing run from 50 ft (15 m): 1,075 ft (328 m)