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The Cessna 162 Skycatcher is a two-seat light sport aircraft, intended mainly for flight training

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Could this "Wingless Dodo" fly in real life?

There is a wingless Cessna in GTA 3 that is so impossible to fly that the game counts how many seconds you manage to fly it. Would that plane fly at least 1 second in real life? The plane looks like ...
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During an engine restart procedure, what are the purposes of a.) throttle back to idle and b.) primer "in and locked"?

I was making some study flashcards today for Emergency Procedures in the Cessna 162 POH, and realized that I don't quite understand steps 2 and 6 of the ENGINE FAILURE DURING FLIGHT (Restart ...
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Can a Cessna 162 Skycatcher be flown IFR in IMC?

This question is similar to these questions: Are there any LSA aircraft that can be flown IFR in IMC? What are the FAA requirements for an aircraft to be IFR certified? Unfortunately I couldn't find ...
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Why did Cessna use a new design for the C162, instead of updating the C150 design?

As I stare at the ceiling unable to fall asleep, airplanes are on my mind. Failed airplanes. Specifically: the Cessna 162. I understand that Cessna perceived a need for a two seat trainer. The CEO ...
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