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Scott Kinney

Meet N5636A – a 1956 Cessna 172A.   She was one of the first Cessna 172s to come off of the production lines in Wichita, Kansas.  She’s the 636th Cessna 172 to be produced, to be exact.

Her engine’s a Continental O-300; a six-cylinder, 145hp engine with a pedigree dating back to the late 1940s.  It runs surprisingly smoothly for an engine that’s probably within a few hours of TBO, and has some numbers in the 60’s prominently marked on the cylinders.

Meet N5636A

Meet N5636A

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