Racers22 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 175 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 6405 times:
I fly the C152 all the time and I think that it will definitely be a tight fit for you. I have a friend that flies 172's because he says that he can't fit into a 152 due to height problems and I would say that he is no taller than 6' 2" or 6' 3". You will probably just have to go down to the FBO and see.
Flyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 6389 times:
I'm 6'1, have to make sure the seat is all the way back, but otherwise its not too big of a deal. I'd just go over to the local airport if I were you and find one to sit in (make sure you have the owner's permission ). That would be the best way to judge...
TWAMD-80 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1006 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 6316 times:
I'm 6'3" and now I fly the 152. I learned and got my ppl on a C-172. The university I'm at uses 152's for cross country time needed for the commercial certificate. I'll say this, going from the 172 to the 152 was a definite change in size, but yeah I fit and it's not bad.
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Night_Flight From United States of America, joined May 1999, 156 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 6304 times:
Just like everyone else I am also 6'3". I earned my PPL in Diamond Aircraft's Katana. That was a little tight for me on long cross-countries. The seat doesn't move because the rudder pedals are ajustable.
There should be plenty of room for you in most trainers.
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TAA_Airbus From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 726 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 6291 times:
No dramas at all, Im 6'3 and never have had a problem. Nor is there lack of comfort. I did all my ab initio on 152s and recently completed my aerobatics rating. Weight restriction arent really an issue either. Most 152s have all currently had there flight manuals changed and there MTOW increased by about 60kgs.
Almbluzman From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 182 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 7 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 6157 times:
we have a cfi at my school who is 6'5" and 225 lbs of lean muscle - he flies the 152 all the time w/ students of various sizes. just find a cfi who's size won't kill your weight & balance and have at it!