The Sportsman STOL is not just a lip on … 1957 Cessna 172 Sportsman STOL Airplane REDUCED PRICE for sale in Las Cruces, New Mexico $35,500 Share it or review it 1957 C172, Sportsman STOL, TT 3605,SMOH & Prop time 123.59 hours, hangared at KLRU (NM), new leather interior, all logs. It was a blast. The conversion Kit is the Bolen STC. Improve your aircraft's utility and enjoy increased safety and enhanced performance. Manual flaps are a simple and yet very effective system. CESSNA AIRCAFT PARTS " Better Performance" Sportsman STOL Leading Edge and Wing Tip Kit. A STOL kit will lower top and cruising speeds slightly; my 182 was a 1962 which was before Cessna adapted the modified drooped leading edge (which came from a STOL kit). You'll get off the ground and back, shorter, faster, safer, with the original R/STOL High Lift System. I am looking for feedback on the Sportsman Stol Kit for performance and on installation. ... 56 172 s/n 28162 Echo Weed eater, Jezebeel. The owners said they can freq fly it backward in the winds they have. Studies by the AOPA Air Safety Foundatio… For Cessna 172 Model N. Increase the safety and value of your Cessna 172N by installing a O-320-D2J or O-320-D2G engine in place of the O-320-H2AD. Stan told me about your plan a few days ago. The Sportsman STOL increasing the wing area claims to do a lot more. There are a lot of knowledgeable people on this site about both Super Cubs and Cessna's. Cost with install included , between $4,000 to $5,000 , it will put a big smile on your face on the very first flight though. Hundreds of pilots who fly through small and metropolitan airports The Sportsman STOL is not just a lip on the bottom, but is a re-engineered airfoil. List of WING-X STOL distributors Locate your regional WING-X STOL … C182E model and I find the aircraft is much more stable at lower speeds. What is the best STOL kit for the money? Think super cub if it was aluminium. The Horton STOL Conversion will give the advantage of taking-off and landing at a slower speed, the ability to get out of grass strips easier, obtain better performance at high altitudes, with better aileron control at low speeds, reduce the tendency to spin and reduce the stall speed.. The WING-X STOL will increase your flight performance by as much as 30% and your gross takeoff weight by as much as 400 Lbs. Mine has Horton and Vgs, I have the opportunity to sell the Horton, and install the Sportsman for a low labor fee. Conical Cambered Wing Tips Low speed aileron effectiveness is … Horton STOL Flaperons (As flaps are lowered, ailerons droop 4 inches) Engine Specs: Lycoming O-320-E2D Engine (150 HP, 1700 SNEW) Engine upgrade by Aircraftsman Inc. (OK) in 1969 under STC 572-CE Same engine as that found on many C-172’s! This area of the wing spar assembly is always accessed during the installation procedure and any deficiencies must be repaired prior to installing your WING-X STOL kit. The droop of the ailerons is not linear with flap extension, but very well thought out to give you maximum roll control. Horton and Bush both offer kits STC'ed for the 170A. A cursory search online will keep you from dealing with the latter. The cruise speed at 75% is 122 knots and the stall speed is 54 knots. The Sportsman was developed using modern airfoil wind tunnel results from NASA's Langley Research center. Indopilot Posts: 253 Joined: Fri Apr ... lighter and simpler than with the CS prop and you might be able to use premium car gas. The empty weight is 1640 lb and the gross weight is 2457 lb. The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is powered by a Lycoming IO-360-L2A engine of 160 hp. I have also flow most Cessna models with the Horton and Sportsman STOL kits. Glad to hear you found a good plane Russ. The consensus seems to be that the Sportsman STOL is the best available. My old Cessna 175 [175 hp] would true out at 137 mph. The climb and approach speed are also low, for my part i use 70mph for both but it also depends on what you have installed. As Jose and Steve pointed out, so much of good STOL operation isn't equipment -- it's technique. Flying: A very agile plane for its size, much more than a 172. In the case of shoulder harnesses, an ounce of prevention is worth a long ton of cure. I have not flown the C 210 with R STOL, though I have flown C 185, C185 amphibian, C 206, C 207 and C337 with the R STOL kit. On occasion a few older model, hi-time, Cessna aircraft have been found to have cracks along the center rib channel in the upper spar cap area at wing station 136.00 to 172.00. However what has proven to be the best performer is the Sportsman STOL leading edge modification. Cessna 172 Skyhawk Aircraft Information. (20-STOL-25C) $2,350.00 1960 cessna 175 skylark, tt 2802, smoh 930 hrs 930 hrs continental 0-470, (230 hp),169 hrs on full top o/h, spoh 80 hrs o/h 2014, huge 86" maccauley prop, 82" maccauley land prop (o/h in 2014), aqua 2400 floats, only 90 hours on floats (installed in 2014), wheel gear, sportsman stol, complete logs, owner reported no damage history, note: the cessna 175 was very similar to the cessna 172. Owners of R/STOL-equipped aircraft enjoy the increased flexibility it affords - whether on short runways or international airports. You can read more about it here: www.steneaviation.com. Tips, hints, and video of the installation process of the Sportsman STOL kit on a Cessna 170B. Hello guys, I've just purchased my first Cessna aircraft, and it is Cessna FR-172-E Reims Rocket, with 210HP IO-360C, and McCauley constant speed propeller. There are other STOL kits though. Call for Details. Sportsman STOL leading edge modification Airglas heavy duty front fork, 8:00 X 6 nose tire Rams Horn Yokes Power Flow exhaust 8:00 X 6 Main Tires. Image Gallery Actual pictures of WING-X STOL-equipped aircraft, wing testing. This technology profoundly improves performance, stall behavior, and safety of aircraft and is the only technology found in currently offered STOL features being used in the modern aircraft developed today, i.e. In the hands of a qualified pilot, even a stock O-300-powered 172 can get in and out of a lot of tight places. I see a lot of guys with 182s and a bunch of STOL mods who, when landing, burn up nearly every foot of my 3,000' home strip. If you don't want to read about Cessna's don't click on a thread titled "Cessna Wing Exts or Sportmans STOL" in the "My Other Plane Is A" forum. The conversion sheds 12lbs of weight from the stock, and shifts the CoG slightly rearward (0.8 inches). The 172 I flew in Hawaii had a Robertson STOL kit. The Wing Extension STOL CONVERSION is FAA STC approved on all C-180, 182, 185 and 206 models and Canadian STC approved for all Cessna 170, 172 and 175 series. For the owners of new Cessna aircraft with the Camber Lift Cuff, HORTON STOL-CRAFT has designed and engineered a new leading edge, for increased performance, to replace the Cessna Camber Lift Leading Edge. Inc., of Eatonville, Washington. The Sportsman STOL achieves this by streamlining the impingement point for smoother airflow and less drag. As for the Sportsman STOL it made a dramatic difference after I removed the Horton , also removed the flap gap seals, and re installed the VGs on the Sportsman cuff. I also had a fair amount of time on a newer 182 (a CAP plane) that had the drooped leading edge. Nearly 25% of the kits we sell each year are for people removing the Horton, Bush, or Owl to install the Sportsman due to the performance gains. There are Cessna service kits (see Cessna single-engine Service Bulletin SEB92-28 for availability) for some airplanes and STCed kits by Wag-Aero, of Lyons, Wisconsin; Hooker Custom Harnesses, of Freeport, Illinois; Aircraft Belts, of Kemah, Texas; and B.A.S. 1966 CESSNA 172G • $44,000 • FOR SALE • N3840L TT 3964 with 1833 SMOH Continental 0300-D engine and McCauley Propeller Engine runs strong with all compressions over 70 This is a great looking & flying 172 with Sportsman STOL, great short runway performance IFR panel with Garmin 496 GPS Garmin 250 Nav/Com with King KX170 Nav/Com for secondary Fuel flow monitor Cylinder temp … The "Best Performance Enhancement" you can do to your Cessna. Inspection Status: Annual inspection completed April 3,2015. The Sportsman STOL wing cuff is a state of the art modification originally designed by Lockheed Skunkworks to increase light plane utility and safety by increasing the wings efficiency and resistance to stalls and spins. There are several STOL kits available for the 172. Top speed of approx 110 to 118 (depends if you have STOL kits and things like that). I have a Horton STOL which includes a leading edge cuff. The slow landing performance is not your main concern but safety is. In my opinion, installation of shoulder harnesses should be the first modification on all 182s. Click Here To Select Your DeltaHawk Aircraft Application and Get a Quote What helps mine is the Sportsman STOL, which somewhat transforms the plane. Performance would probably be the same as a normal early model 172. Quest Kodiak. My previous C182 H model did Not have any modification and also no damage history, but this E model with the Horton is much more solid at the approach to landing phase. Performance of that aircraft is just awesome, but I am looking for a long time on Youtube on STOL videos, and that is the way I want to go. Hailed as the most successful aircraft in existence, the Cessna 172 is truly the reference standard that all others must measure against. Wing Extension and spar reinforcement for Cessna 170, 172, 175, 180, 182, 185 and Wip-Tips for Cessna 206 providing gross weight increases on most models. You’ll enjoy an increase in gross weight capacity of 100 pounds and the added safety of two separate magnetos. Would really appreciate your comments if you have experience your self, having bought and installed on your C-170 one of this kits (Horton STOL, Sportsman Stol, Robertson STOL, Vortex Generators,, etc..) CESSNA 172/180 SUPERHHAWK • $83,900 • NEW TO MARKET • 72 C172L Skyhawk 9153TT 225 SMOH on Lycoming 0-360-A2F, 180HP Horton STOL, new Sensenich fixed prop, Upgraded paint & interior, GX 55GPS, ADSB Out, Useful Load 1072#, Hangered at Monroe WI 608 328 3280 • Contact Thomas Kelly - SHAMROCK AIR, Owner - located Monroe, WI United States • Telephone: 608 293 0807 • 608 328 3280 … Cessna 172 Series. Do you see much difference in performance. Sounds like a good idea. The aim of the Sportsman STOL modification is to improve aerodynamics. Over 43,000 units have been produced since the model took to the skies in 1956 with more being made each year as demand for the aircraft remains steady to this day. Coming Soon – 1998 Cessna 172R 5,320 Hrs TT, GNS-430W Nav/Com/GPS, GTX-330 w/ ADS-B, well-maintained, December 2020 annual. Mainly interested in better landing speeds or stall speeds. 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