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Cessna 150

The Cessna 150 is a two-seat tricycle gear general aviation airplane that was designed for flight training, touring and personal use. The Cessna 150 is the fifth most produced civilian plane ever, with 23,839 aircraft produced. 

Range: 350 mi
Top speed: 124 mph
Wingspan: 33′ 0″

Empty weight: 1,122 lb (509 kg)
Max takeoff weight: 1,600 lb (726 kg)
Powerplant: 1 Continental O-200-A air-cooled horizontally-opposed engine, 100 hp

Cruise speed: 94 mph at 10,000 ft (econ cruise)
Stall speed: 48 mph (flaps down, power off)
Never exceed speed: 161 mph
Range: 420 nmi (483 m) (econ cruise, standard fuel)
Service ceiling: 14,000 ft
Rate of climb: 670 ft/min 
Take-off run to 50 ft: 1,385 ft 
Landing run from 50 ft: 1,075 ft 

Cessna 172 Skyhawk

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single-engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company.  First flown in 1955, more Cessna 172s have been built than any other aircraft. Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history. Cessna delivered the first production models in 1956. As of 2015, Cessna, and its partners, had built more than 43,000.

Capacity: 4
Length: 26 ft 11 in
Wingspan: 36 ft 
Empty weight: 1,350 lb 
Gross weight: 2,300 lb 
Fuel capacity: 56 US gallons 
Powerplant: 1  Lycoming O-320 four cylinder, horizontally opposed aircraft engine, 150 hp 

Cruise speed: 138 mph
Stall speed: 54 mph (power off, flaps down)
Never exceed speed: 182 mph
Range: 650 nm with 45 minute reserve, 75% power, at 8,000 ft
Service ceiling: 13,100 ft 
Rate of climb: 645 ft/min