Even Comparison between Blue Bird (Pica 1) & Cessna 172

Blue Bird (Pica 1) Cessna 172

No. of Seat

2 4

Engine

Rotax 914 F3 Turbo charged None Turbo charged Lycoming O-320-D2J

Power

115 HP 160 HP

Propeller

3 Blade Constant speed 2 Blade Fix-Pitch

Technology

2002 Modern Technology 40 Years Ago

Structure

Composite (No fatigue, corrosion & Low cost) Aluminum

Life

No Limit Limit

Empty Weight

500 kg 642 kg

Max T/O Weight

750 kg 1089 kg

Max Cruising Speed at 10000 ft

130 knots (150 mph ) 120 knots (138 mph )

Max Level Speed (TAS) at 10000 ft

152 knots (175 mph ) 123 knots (141 mph )

Max Rate of Climb

750 ft/min 700 ft/min

Stall Speed (flaps down)

44 knots ( 51 mph ) 46 knots (53 mph )

Takeoff Run

244 m 272 m

Landing Run

274 m 390 m

Service Ceiling

14000 ft 13500 ft

Max Range

1100 km 815 km

Length

6.17 m 8.20 m

Height

2.17 m 2.68 m

Wing Span

9.45 m 10.92 m

Wing Area

11.06 m2 16.17 m2

Control System

Yoke & Stick (optional) Yoke only

Pilot Training class according doc. 9401

PPL/CPL/IP

PPL/CPL/IP

Price in Iran

116,000 Euros 162,500 Euros

Price for Export

100,000 Euros 130,000 Euros