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Cessna 172
My take on the iconic Cessna 172 - minifig scale!
About this creation


The Cessma 172 is one of the most iconic light aircraft of our age. According to my 2007 Aircraft Recognition Guide, it is "the most successful general-aviation aircraft". And with 41,091 produced, chances are there's one near you. But enough of the plane. Why build it?



The Cessna has very clean lines, and a nice, boxy shape. It has a simple 2-blade propeller, a nice, high wing with simple struts and tricycle gear (more on that shortly). It looked from the book as though it would be a simple(ish) build, as well as a fun one. Anyway, I was tired of warbirds!

Please note the shape of the wing - it does bear resemblance to the real thing. It's also the heaviest part of the moc, and took the longest to build.



The thing with Lego is that sadly, it doesn't produce ready-made aerodynamic fairings for undercarriage (the shame of it!). So I had to improvise. I know it looks clunky close up, but it actually isn't too bad! (Keep talking, keep talking... )



And another shot of my lovely gear. Wait, should I have "parental guidance" on for this?



I suppose I should have called this moc R172K Hawk XP - the variant with the luxury interior! Or maybe not...

The cockpit has room for a pilot, passenger and baggage. And yes, it does all fit it.

The next two pictures are top & bottom pictures, just to show off the tapered tail, and general shape of the plane.


Top


And bottom



Up, up and away!


Please rate and comment - preferably generously! :-)





Comments

  October 7, 2013
#edited comment
  October 7, 2013
Very nice plane! It's one of my favorite planes. (On the pages.)
  September 4, 2013
You're welcome.
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  August 30, 2013
Quoting 4571 police Very nice plane! It's one of my favorite planes.
Thank you! :-)
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  November 30, 2011
Ah Very Nice its nmy second fav plane (in flight simulator atleast)
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  November 14, 2011
Quoting Scott Bertaut A truly great plane, it has a very nice look to it. I'm not that versed in civilian aircraft, well not since I fell in love with WII ones, but it looks spot on. The whole thing is great, but my favorite part is the landing gear, it is probably the coolest looking gear I have ever seen on any plane, including my own! Great job!
That is very high praise! Thanks!
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  November 13, 2011
A truly great plane, it has a very nice look to it. I'm not that versed in civilian aircraft, well not since I fell in love with WII ones, but it looks spot on. The whole thing is great, but my favorite part is the landing gear, it is probably the coolest looking gear I have ever seen on any plane, including my own! Great job!
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  November 10, 2011
nice plane! i like the way you put the cover things over the wheels. nice build. 5/5
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  July 3, 2011
You know, I really like your Cessna! It seems to be a bit big for minifig scale, but that's fine! I also made a Cessna, mine is a 182. Check it out on my page! Also, please join my group, the Military and Civil Aviation group! Thanks!
 
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