The standard flying school aircraft for decades Halton Aeroplane Club has 3 C152’s. These are used for the majority of PPL flying Training. Each one has a different instrument set-up to give students and pilots experience with using different equipment. One is fitted as an IMC trainer and one has a GPS fitted.

Aircraft Specifications:

POWERPLANT 1× Lycoming O-235-L2C flat-4 engine
HORSE POWER 110 hp (82 kW)
PROPELLER 69 in (175 cm), two-blade, fixed-pitch propeller
LENGTH 24 ft 1 in (7.3 m)
HEIGHT 8 ft 6 in (2.6 m)
WINGSPAN 33 ft 9 in (10.3 m)
MAX WING LOADING 10.5 lb/sq.ft. (51 kg/sq.m.)
SEATS 2 (side-by-side, dual controls)
MIN. POWER/MASS .066 hp/lb (108 W/kg)
STALL SPEED 49 mph (43 knots, 80 km/h) unpowered, flaps down
RATE OF CLIMB 715 ft/min (3.6 m/s)
EMPTY WEIGHT 1,100 lb (500 kg)
MAX T.O. WEIGHT 1,670 lb (757 kg)
MAX SPEED 126 mph (109 knots, 204 km/h)
RANGE 477 mi (414 nm, 768 km)
EXTENDED RANGE 795 mi (691 nm, 1,280 km) with long-range tanks
OIL CAPACITY 6 quarts
BAGGAGE CAPACITY 100 lbs. (10.4 cubic feet)
TAKE-OFF ROLL 725 ft (220 m)

Rates

C152 solo rate £98.00 per hour
Dual rate £122.00 per hour