Flight Test: The 180HP One-Seven-Two

FEW general aviation pilots in New Zealand would be unfamiliar with Cessna's popular 150 hp 172 model aircraft. But new on the scene in this country is a 180 hp conversion of it. We had the opportunity of flying the only example of this conversion in New Zealand lastmonth, wwhen Harvie Beetham of Pongaroa in Southern Hawke's Bay made ZK-BYG available to us.

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