- Manufacturer Name: CESSNA
- Model: 172M
- Type Aircraft: Fixed Wing Single-Engine
- A/W Date: 10/17/1973
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is an American four-seat, single-engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. First flown in 1955, more 172s have been built than any other aircraft. Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history.