Sporty's 172LITE

Introducing Sporty’s 172LITE ™

The Airframe

  • 1976 Cessna 172N
  • Airframe inspected and repaired as needed
  • Any corrosion addressed
  • Control cables inspected and adjusted
  • Windows Replaced
  • Modern LED lighting installed
  • Fresh Paint and Striping

The Interior

  • Rear seat removed increasing useful load and cargo area
  • Remaining seats refurbished and recovered
  • Side panels recovered with approved materials
  • Plastic interior trim replaced or repaired as needed
  • Carpeting replaced with approved vinyl floor covering

The Instrument Panel

  • Plastic panel removed
  • New metal panel installed
  • Simple communications radio and transponder installed
  • Robust modern switches installed

The Engine

  • Original Lycoming O-320-H2AD engine removed
  • Overhauled Lycoming O-320-D2J engine installed per STC
  • New accessories, cooling baffles and seals installed
  • Overhauled propeller installed

The Result

Hangar Panel

The 172LITE has the appearance and ramp appeal of a new airplane

Simple “six-pack” instrument panel allows CFI to introduce gauges individually

Student learns to fly rather than manage avionics systems with imbedded menus

Proven simple systems results in reduced and easier maintenance

$118 per hour rental rate makes flying 29% more fun than $153

Want to know more about the 172LITE? Contact Charlie Masters (513)735-9100 ext 239 or cmasters@sportys.com