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Cessna 172 POH (Fuel System Schematic)  
User currently offlineA346Dude From Canada, joined Nov 2004, 1283 posts, RR: 7
Posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 21236 times:

Does anyone have a copy of the 172 POH, and would be kind enough to scan the fuel system schematic? I have a presentation on the 172, and even went to the trouble of ordering a POH from Essco, but I don't think it's going to arrive in time (looks like it got held up at the border). Specifically, I am looking for the 1974 172M (or any model with a gascolator instead of a fuel strainer) but I won't be picky! Major thanks to anyone who can help me out.

A346Dude

[Edited 2008-10-29 18:11:13]


You know the gear is up and locked when it takes full throttle to taxi to the terminal.
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User currently offlineNorthwest727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 21228 times:

All I have is the 172R, will that work?

User currently offlineNorthwest727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 21216 times:

These are scans of the 172R PIM, hope this at least helps out somewhat, though I know there are some differences in the fuel system between the -Ms and the -Rs

Big version: Width: 1014 Height: 1700 File size: 190kb
Big version: Width: 1020 Height: 1700 File size: 186kb


On the 172R, one is for serial#s 17280001-17281187

The other is for 17281188+


User currently offlineDiamondFlyer From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 1531 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 21206 times:

Best I can do for you is the same, a C172R model, or even the C172S model. The only difference there is a slightly different setup for fuel gauges, being digital for the G1000. If you want that one, I can get it scanned in for you.

User currently offlineA346Dude From Canada, joined Nov 2004, 1283 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 21201 times:

Thanks Northwest, those will work.

Only thing is the aircraft in question has 1 drain per wing tank and a gascolator. If anyone has something close to this please let me know. Otherwise I will use the 172R and just explain the difference.



You know the gear is up and locked when it takes full throttle to taxi to the terminal.
User currently offlineNorthwest727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 21193 times:



Quoting A346Dude (Reply 4):
Only thing is the aircraft in question has 1 drain per wing tank and a gascolator. If anyone has something close to this please let me know. Otherwise I will use the 172R and just explain the difference.

Yeah, these are the newer 172s, with the 5 drains/wing and the 3 drains on the bottom of the fuselage, near the engine. When do you need the drawings? I might be able to get an older 172 manual scanned tomorrow...


User currently onlineDashTrash From United States of America, joined exactly 8 years ago today! , 1522 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 21189 times:

When do you need this by?

User currently offlineA346Dude From Canada, joined Nov 2004, 1283 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 21188 times:



Quoting Northwest727 (Reply 5):
Yeah, these are the newer 172s, with the 5 drains/wing and the 3 drains on the bottom of the fuselage, near the engine.

Ironically, my presentation is on an engine failure due to water contamination which probably would have been prevented if the aircraft had 5 drains!

The presentation is on Friday so I would need it by tomorrow night. Don't go to great lengths as the ones you have sent already are good enough if necessary.



You know the gear is up and locked when it takes full throttle to taxi to the terminal.
User currently offlineIllini_152 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1000 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 21163 times:

Another difference is the additional header tank, and the fuel pumps the in R/S models for the fuel injection system that the previous models did not have.


Happy contrails - I support B747Skipper and Jetguy
User currently offlineNorthwest727 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 21089 times:

I'm sorry, all I could find was a 1982 Cessna 172RG model PIM. It's fuel system is closer to a mid-70s model than the 172R, however, it has a electric boost pump on it, so still not quite the same.

User currently offlineA346Dude From Canada, joined Nov 2004, 1283 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 21087 times:



Quoting Northwest727 (Reply 9):
I'm sorry, all I could find was a 1982 Cessna 172RG model PIM. It's fuel system is closer to a mid-70s model than the 172R, however, it has a electric boost pump on it, so still not quite the same.

Thanks for checking.



You know the gear is up and locked when it takes full throttle to taxi to the terminal.
User currently offlineThirtyEcho From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 1645 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 21017 times:

You need this by when?

I have C172 POHs going back to 1956; up in the attic, dig, root, root, dig.

You want my hand-calculated Vref speeds for a 1960 Skylark? Nope? OK, more digging.


User currently offlineA346Dude From Canada, joined Nov 2004, 1283 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 20997 times:

ThirtyEcho,

Thanks but the presentation was yesterday.



You know the gear is up and locked when it takes full throttle to taxi to the terminal.
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