Many times I fly with low fuel to keep the weight down to land in gravel bars or short strips, before I was relying in the fuel totalizer, now the gauges tell me exactly how much fuel each tank has, also good to adjust the vent tube accordingly so both tanks use the fuel more balanced, instead of one a lot more than the other. Backcountry 182 - All rights reserved by Design-cr.com. Added safety with a power off stall speed of 40mph, much shorter take offs and landings, better glide, and a lot more fun to fly. – Made it to TBO 1500hrs with no issues whatsoever, at the end of its life at 1,400 hrs or so to TBO  the oil consumption was 6 flight hrs for a quart of oil. Would you guys suggest the rebuilding of the io-470 with upgraded HP? Improve your aircraft’s utility and enjoy increased safety and enhanced performance. The Cessna 182 Skylane is a light aircraft with a single engine and four seats. The airplane’s more stable and you have aileron control, even in a stall. 216.6 hours since NEW McCauley 3 Blade D3A34C401 propeller. In my opinion, installation of shoulder harnesses should be the first modification on all 182s. Tips, hints, and video of the installation process of the Sportsman STOL kit on a Cessna 170B. Have you ever seen or talked to the pilot of a Peterson modded 182? I live on a small airstrip about 20 miles north west of Mt. Isn’t the longer prop a bit more prone to dings from picking up rocks, etc. For the backcountry the added braking power and reliability of the Cleveland brake and wheel kit its also a must. – I really do recommend Phillips aviation oils. The Peterson’s Performance Plus King Katmai, is the most recent conversion from the fertile mind of Todd Peterson, expanding on his line of STOL mods of the Cessna 182. Welcome To PETERSON'S PERFORMANCE PLUS Manufacturer of the World's Safest, High-Performance Utility Aircraft We have been building & enhancing aircraft for over 36 years and have elated customers in 15 countries. The vids are great. Also roll response is improved at slow speeds, giving you more instant response and no mushy controls. Studies by the AOPA Air Safet… There are Cessna service kits (see Cessna single-engine Service Bulletin SEB92-28 for availability) for some airplanes and STCed kits by Wag-Aero, of Lyons, Wisconsin; Hooker Custom Harnesses, of Freeport, Illinois; Aircraft Belts, of Kemah, Texas; and B.A.S. Current tires are 8.50sx6 in the mains and 7.00×6 in the nose Thanks again! The company’s story began in the late 1970s when the Petersons acquired the STC and tooling for the Wren 460 conversion of the Cessna 182 from the bankrupt original company. FAA STC approved on all C-180,182,185 models. – I used Phillips 66 aviation oil, 20W 50 duirng the life on my engine. I heard many pilots say that their VGs didn’t do anything for their airplane, I say you didn’t fly it slow enough to feel the difference it makes, go slow it down and you will be surprised. Did you go to a larger fork and front wheel? Added safety with a power off stall speed of 40mph, much shorter take offs and landings, better glide, and a … The Sportsman STOL achieves this by streamlining the impingement point for smoother airflow and less drag. It is a descendant of the Wren 460 which was an airplane with a stunning 27-knot stall speed. Owners of R/STOL-equipped aircraft enjoy the increased flexibility it affords - whether on short runways or international airports. There seem to be a lot of 206 pilots on the channel. tonycondon, Feb 10, 2019 #24 If you were to do it again would you put your HUD in the same place or would you move it left or right of where it currently is? Durability, contrary of what many pilots think, its is very durable, I have had mine for more than 1,000hrs operating in the backcountry and its still in pretty good shape. This is the first thing I miss when I fly in another airplane that doesnt have this kind of seatbelt, the comfort and the added safety. Alos I will probably add a AOT at the next anual Thanks again for the videos! No I would not change the place where I put my HUD, it is perfect, doesnt block anything and easy to see. I see a lot of guys with 182s and a bunch of STOL mods who, when landing, burn up nearly every foot of my 3,000' home strip. Wing extension STOL CONVERSION is approved on most CESSNA single engine aircraft. My stall warning also comes off early , like at 55 to 60, and stalls at 40. Nate. Cost with install included , between $4,000 to $5,000 , it will put a big smile on your face on the very first flight though. In the case of shoulder harnesses, an ounce of prevention is worth a long ton of cure. CESSNA AIRCAFT PARTS " Better Performance" Sportsman STOL Leading Edge and Wing Tip Kit. Also reduces the stall speed, making it safer , and allowing slower approach speeds. The Sportsman STOL modifications itself was originated by Marvin Davis, a Lockheed Skunkworks engineer who developed it while studying NASA technical notes pertaining to airfoil stall and spin characteristics from NASA’s Langley Research Center. In a Cessna 182 it’s loosing this amount of weight does make a difference in the elevator forces Because of its light weight there is a quicker throttle response, great for windy landings, backcountry operations, short fields. This conversion increases the wing lifting area by more than 12 square feet and is fully STC compatible with the Sportsman, Bush, Horton and Robertson STOL Conversions. My stall horn goes off too soon in my opinion. As Jose and Steve pointed out, so much of good STOL operation isn't equipment -- it's technique. I could not land at many of the places I land if it was not for the Sportsman STOL. I have enjoyed your videos and I am considering the sportsman STOL for my 182. The Sportsman STOL wing cuff is a state of the art modification originally designed by Lockheed Skunkworks to increase light plane utility and safety by increasing the wings efficiency and resistance to stalls and spins. Cessna 206 tested at 3,800 lbs.) In 1957, the Skylane model appeared, differences being in the level of equipment on board. Huge fan of your YouTube page, Keep up the awesome videos! Stock tires were 5.00 x 6 on the nose and 6.00×6 in the mains. As more avionics, larger fuel capacities and better accommodations were incorporated, the airplanes got heavier, necessitating max gross weight increases. Later models offered a reversible pitch propeller for steeper approaches, and shorter landing runs. Image Gallery Actual pictures of WING-X STOL-equipped aircraft, wing testing. It gives me a peace of mind that I never had before with the Cessna gauges. No sinking, no floating, no guessing Vx Vy Vg. The slow landing performance is not your main concern but safety is. “Having fun flying this amazing airplane and A … The Horton STOL Conversion will give the advantage of taking-off and landing at a slower speed, the ability to get out of grass strips easier, obtain better performance at high altitudes, with better aileron control at low speeds, reduce the tendency to spin and reduce the stall speed.. Did you ever fly your plane with Horton STOL before it had VGs? • 1975 Cessna 182XP with Sportsman STOL kit. Wing Extension and spar reinforcement for Cessna 170, 172, 175, 180, 182, 185 and Wip-Tips for Cessna 206 providing gross weight increases on most models. Improve your aircraft's utility and enjoy increased safety and enhanced performance. I had the Horton STOL with flap gap seals and VGs , it had good control at slow speeds most likely thanks to the VGs, at 60 mph approaches it felt like sinking from under you. The empty weight is 1,970 lb (894 kg) and the gross weight is 3,110 lb (1,411 kg). It's by far the most dramatic cuff and it doesn't affect my top end speed compared to similar planes without it. After a few years I can do 45mph approach speeds when the airplane is light and there is no wind. I’,m still 10 months away from anual so it will be a while. 225 hp, and filled a niche between Cessna’s 170 and their 190/195. Do get the 7.0 on the nose did you install a new nose fork? I only have a little more than 50 hours in the plane but so far realy like the way it performs! For the owners of new Cessna aircraft with the Camber Lift Cuff, HORTON STOL-CRAFT has designed and engineered a new leading edge, for increased performance, to replace the Cessna Camber Lift Leading Edge. They established 36mph at full gross for the Sportsman STOL, Cessna 182." The 182 has the capacity for one crew member and three passengers and also includes an option of adding two child seats which can be installed in the baggage area. Yama I did fly my 182 with the Horton before and after VGs, you can tell the difference if you slow it down, at landing you get more elevator authority at slower speeds, I used to ran out of elevator at the flare, and VGs helped, also they help with aileron authority at low speeds, much better and not mushy. CESSNA 182E • $75,500 • FOR SALE • 1962 Cessna 182E. 3600 TT. GMA-1347 Digital Audio Panel with Marker Beacon/Intercom, CI-102 Marker Beacon Antenna, GTX-33 Transponder - Mode S with TIS, CI-105 Transponder Antenna, GIA-63 NAV/COM/GPS with … I am addicted to back country/off airport flying. The modification includes the installation of a 260 HP Continental IO-470 engine and the addition of a canard just behind the propeller. Yes, 8.50 on the mains and 7.00 on the nose. KUVA | Garner Field Airport 122 Howard Langford Dr Uvalde, TX 78801. I don't really see why you would need a STOL kit on one. In the hands of a qualified pilot, even a stock O-300-powered 172 can get in and out of a lot of tight places. Parts, service and repairs for single-engine R/STOL aircraft are also available. Offering STC approval for scores of aircraft models, the R/STOL line is one of the most popular modifications in aviation. I recommend you the Pponk upgrade, same cost as aO470 Reman and more power and longer TBO. I can say it was the biggest improvement to the airplane. The Sportsman STOL increases the wing area by about four square feet. I just bought a 182p a few months ago. Do the STOL kits and the VG’s affect the top cruising speed of the 182? Its an awesome improvement to the airplane. – I made oil changes every 50 hrs. The Aerospacelogic guages are the perfect complement, very accurate and easy to calibrate, you can also program a yellow and a red color to the amount of fuel so those are your personal reserves, also can put a low fuel warning light and program it with the amount of fuel you think is more appropiate to your kind of flying. High quality Filmed from inside the cockpit, outside views, and ground views, giving a wide variety. The basic 182 model became available in 1956. Yes longer prop more prone to dings. This conversion is a superb modification, especially for those operating on floats. What will it do for You? 1972 Cessna 182P Peterson 260SE Katmai Conversion For Sale. They are calculated values derived from flight tests conducted by the Cessna Aircraft Company under carefully documented conditions and will vary with individual airplanes Cessna 182 N260SE is a real exciting back country bird with exceptional performance. – I bought the engine when it had 36 hrs on a Reman O470 R Continental engine. Its larger and wider and it works as an airbrake when at full pitch and no power, which helps for steep approaches Better climb, quieter. THIS WEEK'S FEATURED cessna 182 '05 CESSNA T182T TURBO SKYLANE • CALL FOR PRICE • 2005 Cessna T182T Turbo Skylane N20489 857 TT, 16 SFRM, 16 SPOH; Air, G1000; All Trades Welcome! -The take- off was reduced by nearly half (with combination STOL kit). I am 14 and have always wanted to be a pilot. I have a 205A with io-470. CESSNA 182XP 300HP • $169,000 • SOLD!! However he didn’t buy just any C-182, he bought a C-182 with a Peterson’s Performance Plus 260SE/STOL conversion. The Peterson’s Performance Plus King Katmai, is the most recent conversion from the fertile mind of Todd Peterson, expanding on his line of STOL mods of the Cessna 182. STOL kit and VGs barely lost 2 kts if anything, Bigger tires is where you loose more speed, about 6 knots when I removed the wheel pants and put larger tires. Inc., of Eatonville, Washington. What air speed does yours start to blow? After you have one, looking at the airspeed for landing will feel old fashion. Consider making a 206 video. You’ll get off the ground and back, shorter, faster, safer, with the original R/STOL High Lift System. I have a the Sportsman STOL, VGs, PPONK engine, BAS seat belts. Another airplane, I could do 50 mph approaches no problem the very first day I tested it, very stable, very good control at slow speeds, no more running out of elevator when coming real slow for landings. 8.50 x 6 mains with a heavy duty nose fork, and 7.00x 6 tire. Not only for landing, also for manuvering, all around its an added safety. -The fuel burning was reduced from 60 to 57 liters!! I was thinking about the AOA indicator and the MT prop and now I am sold. Cessna 182 tested at 2,950 lbs. The 182 is no exception. -Climb rating to 3500m 21-22 min. Flight performance summary. Your plane looks great, and videos are inspiring. Loose 16 pounds on the nose in case of the Hartzell Prop I replaced. 930 SMOH in IO-470 260hp Fuel Injected Engine. Is so, did you notice an improvement once you got the VGs? – Phillips 66 X/C 20W 50 Aviation oil review. (Flight Test performance averages are based on pilot technique as demonstrated on various aircraft models and configurations. How big were the stock wheel/tires, and what’s the current size? Cessna recog-nized the need for a purpose-built, heavy-hauling, bush plane, which could easily adapt to wheels, floats or skis. In response to market demand, Cessna developed the 182, a tricycle gear variant of the Cessna 180. Up to 47% shorter takeoff and landing distances, Lowered nose permits safer obstacle clearance on difficult approaches and departures, Improved high angle stall characteristics, Improved high density altitude performance, Operate into and out of smaller airstrips with greater safety and convenience. The "Best Performance Enhancement" you can do to your Cessna. Yes Nate, larger fork , I have the heavy duty fork for the 182, with a 7.00×6 tire. – I sent my engine to PPonk to get an upgraded more powerful engine, when Stve m the owner of the shop , saw the insides of my engine he told me it was of the best he has ever seen, cylinders still had the honing, and I was able to sell them for $1,500 to someone who wanted to overhaul them. Love the engine, lots of power and very smooth, I gained 25mph in cruise, 500fpm in climb, and take offs are a lot shorter now. Replaced the Horton with a Sportman, removed the stall fences and flap gap seals, added the VGs on top. N124K Airframe TT: 9544.0 Engine 216.6 hours SFRM on Continental IO-520-D Air Plains conversion. As you may have noticed from my previous article about the Cessna 185, my dad and I enjoy backcountry flying.. We may be of the mindset that the 185 is the best plane out there, but I’m always surprised at how many 182s are popping in and out of many of the same dirt strips we are. Hi Larry, Paul, it does make the Sportsman more effective very god authority at slow speeds, the placement point of the VGs is the same on the on the leading edge, Micro Aero template instructions are very easy to interpret. The aircraft was marketed as the only safe STOL aircraft. I’m no where near your level but I’m starting to get the feal for it. MT propeller very easy to repair, you just need some epoxy. You can get all the performance out of your airplane in a safe way, no calculations or guessing. Rainier (WN15). I’m having a HUD mounted in my 206 and I’m wondering about placement. Or would you go with a total remain io-520 or io-550 ? The Sportsman STOL is not just a lip on the bottom, but is … Complete installation can be accomplished at a facility of your choice or at SkyWay’s Uvalde, TX factory. This highly recommend this upgrade to all pilots who fly legacy airplanes. 1967 CESSNA 182K SKYLANE For Sale in Clinton, Missouri at Controller.com. Conical Cambered Wing Tips Low speed aileron effectiveness is … I love this! This is a huge upgrade for my flying, finally I have gauges I can trust, now it show exactly how much fuel I have in my fuel tanks, this senders are new technology and they are reliable and accurate. It is a descendant of the Wren 460 which was an airplane with a stunning 27-knot stall speed. And if you are ever looking for passenger, I’m a student pilot out of Boise, looking forward to exploit all of Idaho’s back country. I was always surprised at how inaccurate were the fuel gauges in most GA airplanes, I had the visual measurment with the stick and the fuel totalizer, it worked, but still the gauges always read whatever they wanted to read. Janos 1. Honestly, you’re the only youtube subscription I have. I have a TU206G with a Horton STOL and flap gap seals and am considering VGs. Really like your videos! I will for sure send you an email. Feel free to come and land anytime. You'll get off the ground and back, shorter, faster, safer, with the original R/STOL High Lift System. My 182 is set up almost exactly like yours. The first model had a max gross of 2550 lbs… Stock O 470 R Continental in all my videos. Cessna 182 Exhaust System Review : My experience after almost 200 flight hrs. It starts blowing around 60mph. The Air Research Technology extended wing is one of our most popular aerodynamic improvement kits. what would be nice is a Peterson with an MT prop. Just upgraded to a Pponk conversion which last week,has 45 more HP, currently I am in the break in process. To see how well this plane flies, just type in on your browser, “Cessna 182 Peterson Plus 260” and view the extraordinary YouTube videos. It also appears that you have VGs in addition to this sportsman. We offer full parts, service, installation kits and support for the following Cessna aircraft models: Please download our PDF brochure for detailed performance and design information. Also, what inspired the paint job? (20-STOL-25C) $2,350.00 This was the first mod I did to my airplane, a good seatbelt can make the difference in a bad outcome, so wanted the best, installed the BAS inertia reel and have been very happy with it, it lets you move freely and provides the added safety. Combine excellent reliability, plentiful performance, and reasonable comfort, and you have the formula that has made the 182 a winner for nearly a half-century. ... 182RG has better short field performance than a 172. William I think the Peterson 182 should perform better than my airplane, they can fly at a flatter angle than mine, I have talked to a pilot who owns one but he never does backcountry flying with it so we could not compare, Having said that , I have seen Todd Peterson videos of the backcountry and we approach at the same speeds to the same strips, mine is even slower some times, I try to keep it very light weight. You are going to like your HUD, eyes out of the cockpit for landing. In case of the Cessna 182, when coming very slow to land usually you ran out of elevator and sunk into the runway, VGs do help having more elevator authority. I am buying a 182 this summer and am thinking about an engine upgrade. The Wren 460 was a conversion of the Cessna 182 airframe that had full-span double-slotted flaps, movable spoilers to assist the ailerons with roll control and a movable high-lift canard. You dont need it, but once you have it you never want to fly without it. Hundreds of pilots who fly through small and metropolitan airports every day are using R/STOL’s enhanced performance to gain extra time, avoid delays, reduce aircraft wear and tear and cut operating costs. -Yama. The second benefit is that the airflow remains smooth to a lower airspeed (increased laminar flow) and the stall curve is considerably extended. Does MT sell props directly or do you have to get them from a dealer? Cessna 180 tested at 3,194 lbs. The above performance figures are based on the indicated weights, standard atmospheric conditions, level hard-surface dry runways and no wind. Original color was orange and white, old 1970s scheme. As for the Sportsman STOL it made a dramatic difference after I removed the Horton , also removed the flap gap seals, and re installed the VGs on the Sportsman cuff. How do you think your Sportsman STOL and Micro VGs compare with the Peterson front canard? The Cessna 180 Skywagon first flew in 1952 with . My dad has a C210 and we fly around together quite a bit. I just look at the AoA, if you are interested in buying one, let me know, I am dealer and can get you a discount, please if interested send me an e mail to motoadve@gmail.com. For me this is a must and the first mod to do. About the Sportsman STOL. WING-X STOL will increase your flight performance by as much as 30% and your gross takeoff weight by as much as 400 Lbs. and wouldn’t the MT be a lot tougher to dress/repair? You can’t fool a float plane pilot on aircraft performance when every take off is a maximum effort. Hello! (Land to the south and takeoff to the north). Thank you very much! Thanks for doing the homework for us. Been to a lot of places like Tieton State, Ranger Creek, Johnson Creek, Sulphur creek, and just cant get enough of back country flying. wondering what your early thoughts are of the p-ponk? Owners of R/STOL-equipped aircraft enjoy the increased flexibility it affords – whether on short runways or international airports. The mods where installed by my mechanic in Costa Rica. I could not land at many of the places I land if it was not for the Sportsman STOL. -Climb rating to 3000m reduced from 20min to 17 min. I need to do more stalls and slow flight to get comfortable with the stall horn going off. By the late 50s the nose-wheel-equipped 182 was far outselling the tail-dragging 180. Have you changed the nose fork and what tyres are you using? The orange looks sharp! do you have 8.50 x 6 or the 8.5×10 on the mains? Please contact us for details, availability and pricing. We will once again be doing King Katmai and Kenai modifcations on customer supplied C182P & Q airplanes in 2021. The CiES senders uses magnetic field technology vs the old resistive technology of old senders, also they are a direct replacement of the old Cessna senders in my 182, install was easy and quick. THose videos are awesome, I have a 182Q and have been steadily lightening and have a few of the same mods you have, most notable the VG’s and the BAS aero belts. Cessna 185 tested at 3,600 lbs. TTAF 6045, TTSMO 747,long range fuel,Firewall/tunnel reinforcement SK182 182-44C, KMA 24 audio panel, 2 KY197 coms, KN 53 VOR, KR 87 ADF,KN 64 dme, Alternator conversion, KT 76c TX, new tires, Hartzell 3 blade propeller will be overhauled at time of sale, Shoulder Harness & seat belt assembly SK182 … Yes Robert I installed a heavy duty nose fork , and a 700 x 6 tire on the nose. C-GWXO. The Kenai is the latest Cessna 182 modification offered by Peterson’s Performance Plus, Inc. "My biggest customers are floatplane pilots. Just when Cessna thought it was safe to discontinue the normally-aspirated and turbocharged avgas 182s in favor of the new Skylane JT-A, fate stepped in with a surprise. Me encanta a tus videos. Cessna 182 Series. Hundreds of pilots who fly through small and metropolitan airports Thanks for the info. • Pax Seats Available • Ground-up Restoration w/New Paint (Strip, Etch and Prime) and Interior, Matching Copilot and Rear Seat • New Texas Skyways 520 Engine Upgrade, 8 Year Gold Warranty w/Nickle Cylinders, Total Drain Sump, etc. Sportsman STOL Seaplanes North is the Exclusive Alaska stocking dealer for the famous Sportsman STOL kit. Most (if not all) Cessna aircraft are known as solid, proven airframes. If so, does it make the sportsman more effective and is the placement point of the VGs the same on the wing or does it have to be altered to accommodate the change to the wing created by the sportsman STOL? 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