Cessna 182 Skylane

The Cessna 182 Skylane is an American four-seat, single-engined light airplane, built by Cessna of Wichita, Kansas. It has the option of adding two child seats, installed in the baggage area. 

Introduced in 1956, the 182 has been produced in a number of variants, including a version with fixed or retractable landing gear, with an ordinary piston engine with a carburetor, injection, turbocharger, or a diesel engine. It is the second most popular Cessna model, after the 172. It is still in production nowadays.

The version 182H, built-in 1964 is in the fleet of Aero Club Skopje since 2009 and it is used for: glider towing, skydiving, banner towing, application of bates-vaccines against fox rabies, aerial treatment against mosquitos, VIP transport, and for personal use.

General characteristics:

– capacity 3 passengers,

– length 8,6m, 

– wing span 10,9m,

– empty weight 730kg, 

– MTOW 1338kg.


– 1x Continental O-470 six cylinders with a carburetor, 

– constant speed propeller, and water-cooled engine. 

– Max. power 230hp. Max. speed 270km/h,
– cruising speed (75% engine power, altitude 2000m) 259km/h,

– economy speed of 3000m 211km/h, range 1,100 to 1,865km.