Cessna 172


Since production commenced in 1956, the Cessna 172 has become the most successful mass produced light aircraft in history.

VH-VAX at Eco Beach, WA


 It has earned a reputation as of the safest general aviation aircraft ever built as a result of its proven reliability over many decades. BAS utilises the Cessna 172 for its scenic flights and staff training.

key features

  • Single engine piston
  • Cruise speed of 105 kts or 175 km/hr
  • Seating for 3 passengers
  • Large windows great for sightseeing
  • 1 x C-172 in the BAS fleet