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Sporty’s 172LITE – Dedicated to teaching flight students to the art of flying

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Sporty’s Technicians take the donor airframe and address issues such as corrosion and Airworthiness Directives

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Repairs are made to the airframe before it gets a new coat of paint




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Rear seats are removed and new interior coverings are installed

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The 172LITE gets a new metal panel with lighted instruments. Students are encouraged to focus on airmanship over avionics. A communications radio and transponder are installed along with headphone jacks.

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With traditional “six pack” instruments, the instructor can individually cover instruments and introduce them one at a time when the student is ready.



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Front LED lights

Modern LED Landing/Taxi/Position lights complete the package





  • Year: 1976
  • Manufacturer: Cessna
  • Model: 172M Skyhawk
  • Price: $132,900
  • Location: Sporty’s/Clermont County Airport, (I69) Batavia, OH 45103
  • Condition: Refurbished
  • Serial Number: 17267026
  • Registration: N32GV
  • Useful Load: 886
  • Airframe Total Time: <3500
  • Engine: Overhauled by Signature Aircraft Engines
  • Propeller: Overhauled by Tiffin Aire

Description:  Refurbished Sporty’s 172LITE with standard seating and avionics

Inspection Status:  Annual, Static and Transponder completed January 2015

Engine: Lycoming O-320-E2D Serial # L-40563-27AC  150HP

Prop: McCauley 1C160/DTM7559 Serial#727849

Exterior: Painted February 2015 by Hangar 6, Hillsboro, OH  (Matterhorn White, Red, Black, Gray vinyl accents)

Interior:  New Airtex Upholstery, Vinyl Floor Covering


  • Artex ME 406 ELT
  • Garmin GTR 225 Com and Intercom
  • Bendix King KT 79 Transponder

Additional Equipment

  • 12V Auxiliary Power Plug (cigarette lighter style)
  • Clock
  • Articulating Pilot Seat
  • Secondary Seat Restraints (Pilot & Co-Pilot)
  • Heated Pitot
  • Portable Refueling Stepladder
  • Backlit Instruments
  • LED Landing, Taxi and Position Lights

For more information contact Charlie Masters, (800) 908-4359, [email protected]

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