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172M vs 172S

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I am doing an interview to teach in a C172M but I am used to teaching out of a 172S. so I dont know Vspeeds, or power settings.  Is it about the same? Is there a resource available to read some procedures. I need to do lazy 8s and steep turns.

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  1. Wes Beard on Mar 25, 2011

    I’ve flown both models of 172.  The speeds are similar but can’t remember them exactly.  Take a look on the type certificate data sheets for both airplanes to find the information you need.

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  2. James MacGregor on Mar 26, 2011

    IMHO all the 172s fly the same minus the constant speed XP. Heck even the 207 flys very similarly to a 172.

    Do you have access to the plane? Can you go to the flight school and get some info on her? If I were hiring I would be looking for someone who took the initiative to familiarize themselves on the plane they planed to teach in.

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