Section 2 includes operating limitations, instrument markings, and basic placards necessary for the safe operation of the airplane, its engine, standard systems and standard equipment. The limitations included in this section and in Section 9 have been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. Observance of these operating limitations is required by Federal Aviation Regulations.
Your Cessna is certificated
under FAA Type Certificate No. 3A17 as Cessna Model No. 172RG.
Airspeed limitations and their operational significance are shown in figure 2-1.
AIRSPEED INDICATOR MARKINGS
Airspeed indicator markings and their color code significance are shown in figure 2-2.
POWER PLANT LIMITATIONS
Engine Manufacturer: Avco
Engine Model Number: 0-360-FlAB.
Engine Operating Limits for Takeoff and Continuous Operations:
Maximum Power: 180 BHP rating.
Maximum Engine Speed: 2700 RPM.
Maximum Cylinder Head Temperature: 5000F (2600C).
Maximum Oil Temperature: 2450F (1180C).
Oil Pressure, Minimum: *25 psi., Maximum: 100 psi.
Fuel Pressure, Minimum: 0.5 psi., Maximum: 8.0 psi.
Propeller Manufacturer: McCauley Accessory Division.
Propeller Model Number: B2D34C220/SOVHA-3.5
Propeller Diameter, Maximum: 76.5 inches. Minimum: 75.5 inches.
Propeller Blade Angle at 30 Inch Station, Low: 12.00., High: 26.5g.
Power plant instrument markings and their color code significance are shown inf figure 2-3.