PERFORMANCESPECIFICATIONS-STANDARDAND 7 MINIMUM GRADE13 GALLONSCAPACITY EACH STANDARD TANKEACH LONG RANGE TANK19 GALLONSCAPACITYAVIATION----GREESS WEIGHT.1600 lbs1600 lbs123 mph125 mph122 mph--Top Speed At Sea LevelCruise, 75% Power at 7500 ftRANGE:75% Power at 7500 ftCruise,22.5 Gallons, No Reserve.CrLat 10, 000 ftNo ReserveGallons,.OptimumRange at 10, 000 ft35.0 GallonsLong Range Version,.RATE OF CLIMB AT SEA LEVELSERVICE CEILINGTAKE-OFF:Ground RunOver 50-ft ObstacleTotal DistanceLANDING:Landing RollOver 50-ft ObstacleTotal DistanceEMPTY WEIGHT:(Approximate)With StandardFuel TanksWith Long Range Fuel TanksBAGGAGEWING LOADING:Pounds/Sq FootPOWER LOADING:Pounds/HPFUEL CAPACITY:Total (StandardTanks)Total (Long Range Tanks)OIL CAPACITY:TotalPROPELLER:Fixed Pitch (Diameter)ENGINE:ContinentalEngine100 rated HP at 2750 RPM.12, 650 ft2s122 mph565 mi5.7 hrs99 mph885 mi8.9 hrs99 mph670 fpm.735 ft1385 ft735 ft1385 ft445 ft445 ft1075 ft.Standard975 lbs980 lbs.12, 650 ft122 mph.490 mi4.0 hrs.480 mi4.0 hrs120 mphh-s2120 mph560 mi5.7 hrs98 mph870 mi8.9 hrs98 mph670 fpm.120 mph.*The.7355000VoweLan,Gallonsge, 75%eOptimum Range22.5.1075 ftTrainer1005 lbs1010 lbs120 lbs10. 216. 026 gal.38 gal.6 qts69 inchesO-200-A*1060 lbs1065 lbs120 lbs10. 216. O26 gal·38 gal.6 qts69 inchesO-200-A*Model F150, which is manufacturedby Reims Aviation S. A. , Reims(Marne)France,isidenticalto the 150 except that it is powered by an O-200-A engine manufactured under licenseby Rolls Royce,Crewe, England.All 150 informationin this manual pertainsto the F150 as well.D397-13-RAND-1000-9/77ENGINE OIL:40 SAE 40 ABOVEF.40 F.SAE 10W30 OR SAE 20 BELOW(lVIULTI-VISCOSITYOIL WITH A RANGE OF SAE 10W30FOR IMPROVEDSTARTING IN COLDIS RECOMMENDEDDETERGENTOR DISPERSANTOIL, CONWEATHER.FORMING TO CONTINENTAL MOTORS SPECIFICATIONMHS-24, MUST BE USED.6 QUARTSCAPACITYOF ENGINE SUMPON LESS THAN 4 QUARTS.TO(DO NOT OPERATEFILLMINIMIZELOSS OF OIL THROUGH BREATHER,TO 5 QUART LEVEL FOR NORMAL FLIGHTS OF LESSFILL TOFOR EXTENDEDFLIGHT,THAN 3 HOURS.6 QUARTS. IF OPTIONAL OIL FILTER IS INSTALLED,QUART IS REQUIREDWHEN THEONE ADDITIONALELEMENTIS H-5606HYDRAULIC FLUIDTIRE PRESSURE:NOSE WHEELMAIN WHEELS-----30 PSI ON 5:0021 PSI ON 6:00N OS E GE A RSHOCKSTRU 5 TIRE6 TIREST:KEEP FILLED WITH FLUIDDO NOT OVER-INFLATE.AND INFLATEDTO 20 PSI

CONGRATULATIONS.Welcometo the ranks of Cessna owners!Your Cessna has been designedand constructedto give you the most in performance,economy, and comfort. It is our desire that you will find flying it, either for businessorexperience.pleasure,a pleasantand profitableThis Owner's Manual has been preparedas a guide to help you get themost pleasureand utility from your Model 150. It contains informationabout your Cessna'sequipment, operatingprocpdures,and performance;and suggestions for its servicing and care.We urge you to read it fromcover to cover,and to refer to it frequently.Our interestin your flying pleasurehas not ceased with your purchase ofa Cessna.World-wide,the Cessna Dealer Organization backed by thestands ready to serve you. The followingCessna Service Departmentservices are offered by most Cessna Dealers:FACTORY TRAINEDexpert service.PERSONNELFACTORY APPROVEDwiththemostefficientA STOCK OF GENUINEwhen you need them.SERVICEand accuratetoprovideyou with courteousEQUIPMENTworkmanshipCESSNA SERVICEtoprovidepossible.youPARTS on handTHE LATEST AUTHORITATIVEINFORMATIONFOR SERVICING CESSNA AIRPLANES, since CessnaDealershave allof the Service Manualsand Parts Catalogs,kept current byService Letterspublishedand Service News Letters,by CessnaAircraft Company.We urgeall CessnaownerstousetheCessnaDaalerOrganizationto thefullest.A currentCessnaDealer Directoryaccompanies your new airplane.TheDirectoryis revisedand a currentfrequently,copy can be obtained fromyour CessnaDealer.Make your Directoryone of your cross-countryflight planning aids; a warm welcome awaits you at every Cessna Dealer.i

***Maximumheight of airplane with nose gearan optional flashing beacon installed.depressedOveral11engthof airplane with optional bulletpropellerspinner.When standard propelleris installed, length is 23'.and-shapedspinner8'-7½"**23-9"10 -D"PRINCIPALDIMENSIONSii -7-06-6½"iiMAX.

VOF CAREOFSECTIONVSECTIONVI--SYSTEMA LPH A BET IC A L INDEX2-1.TH E POWNERLIST.CHECK4-1.4-8.DATA5-1.6-1SYSTEMS.3-1I ndex-1manual describesthe operation and performanceofEquipand the Commuter.Model 150, the Trainerdenotes that the subject equipmentment describedas "Optional"is optional on the Standard airplane.Much of this equipment isstandardon the Trainerand Commuter.Thisthe Standardiii

distance5-32-8performance,table,flap echarts,2-8power checks,2-7TRXiing,2-6diagram,Throttle,1-4, 2-2inside back coverTire Pressure,Trim Tab Control Wheel,Elevator,N0 TETrue raftconditionduring walkaround inspection.If nightischeckflightplanned,operationof all lights,and make sure aflashlightis available.EXTERIORINSPE CTIONIndicator,Indicator,6-21-44-7Vacuum System Air Filter,4-7Vacuum System Oil Separator,1-4Vertical Speed Indicator,WWeight,inside coverempty,3-1inside cover,gross,3-3Weight and Balance,3-6center of gravity envelope,3-5loading graph,3-4Sampleloading problem,4-7Wheel Bearings,4-2WindshieldWindows,Wing Flap Switch, 1-4Wing Loading,inside coverWinterizationKit, 6-1-UUtilityCategory,Maneuvers,3-12(b)(c)(d)Turn on masterswitch and check fuel quantitythen turn master switch off,indicators,Check ignition switch "OFF."Check fuel valve handle "ON."Remove control wheel lock,(a)(b)Remove rudder gust lock,Disconnecttail tie-down.(a)Remove(a)(b)Check main wheel tire for properinflation.static sourcehole on sideInspect airspeedfor stoppage(left side only).fuselageDisconnectwing tie-down.(a)(c)(d)(e)4(c)gustlock,if installed.(f)if installed.Sameof(a)(b)(c)5(a)(b)Check all level.Do not operatewith less4 quarts.Fill for extended flights.and spinner for nicks andCheck propellersecurity.asRemove pitot tube cover,if installed,andcheck pitot tube opening for stoppage.Check fuel tank vent opening for stoppage.Check stall warning vent opening for stoppage.thanFigureivCheck carburetorair filter for restrictionsbydust or other foreignmatter.On first flight of day and after each refueling,pull strainerdrain knob and drain a twoounce quantity of fuel trom the fuel strainerto check for presenceof water and sediment.Check nosewheelstrut and tire for properinflation.Disconnectnose lie-down.Sameas1-1.Index-5

filter,S4-7gage, 1-4, 3-3pressuregage, 1-4, 3-3Operation, Cold Weather, 2-113-2Engine,Operation Limitations,3-1Operations Authorized,2-10Optimum Cruise Performance,1-4Optional InstrumentSpace,Owner Follow-UpSystem, 4-8temperatureP3-4Sample Loading Problem,1-3Secure Aircraft,ServiceCeiling, inside cover4-6and Lubrication,ServicingIntervalsCheck List,ServicingRequirementsTable,Servicinginside back cover4-7Shimmy Dampener2-11Short Field Landing,2-2Shut-Off ValveFuel,SpecificationsPerformance,-covereeeedd,S inC11dnebco2.2-10speed 8Publications,5-21-4, 2-41-1, 2-5Handle,Engine1-12-1, 2-2, 4-6, 4-7Fuel,Strainer,Suction Relief Valve Inlet Screen,4-7Surfaces,aluminum,Data, Fuel,Indicators,2-1Fuel,LISTOne of the first steps in obtainingthe utmost performance,service,and flying enjoymentfrom your Cessna is to familiarizewith youryourselfairplane'sequipment,systems, and controls.This can best be done bythis equipment while sitting in the airplane.reviewingThose items whosefunction and operation are not obvious are covered in Section II.Section I lists,in Pilot's Check List form,the steps necessarytooperateyour airplane efficientlyand safely.It is not a check list in itstrue form as it is considerably longer, but it does cover briefly all of thepoints that you should know for a typical flight.The flight and operationalcharacteristicsof your airplane are normalin all respects.There are no unconventionalcharacteristicsor operationsthat need to be mastered.All controls respond in the normal way withinthe entire range of operation.All airspeedsmentionedin SectionsI andairspeeds.calibratedII are indicatedCorrespondingairspeeds maybe obtained from the Airspeed CorrectionTable in Section V.and ventilating,BEFOREENTER I NGTHE A I RPLA N E.2-51-4,3-3R1-4Radio,SelectorRadio Transmitter6-2Switch,inside coverRange,Rate of Climb, inside inted,Sy stecin dSurfaces,1-4Brake Control,ParkingBrake System, 2-5ParkingSpecifications'Performanceinside coverinside coverPower,coverinsidePower Loading,Engine,1-4, 2-2Primer,. 2-3electrical,fuel, 2-14-8owner follow-up,2-5parking brake,(1)Makean exteriorinspectionin accordancewith figure1-1.BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE.(1) Seats and Seat BeltsAdjust and lock.(2) BrakesTest and set.(3) Master Switch"ON. "(4) Fuel Valve Handle"ON "--TI------1-4Table of Contents,iii1-4, 3-3Tachometer,Take-Off, inside cover,1-2, 2-8before take-off, 1-2, 2-72-9crosswind,STARTING THE ENGINE(1) Carburetorgat--Cold.1-1

(2) Mixture(3) Primer(4) IgnitionGross Weight, inside cover,4-1Ground Handling,1-4Gyro, Directional,1-4Gyro Horizon,Rich.--As required.Switch"BOTH.(5) ThrottleOpen 1/4".Area(6) PropellerClear.(7) Starter HandlePull.----"--3-1--3-5LoadingGraph,3-4Loading Problem,Sample,6-1Long Range Fuel Tanks,Lubricationand Servicing4-6Procedures,--HBEFORE TAKE-OFF.1700 RPM.SettingThrottleWithin green arc.Engine InstrumentsCheck (75 RPM maximum differential betweenMagnetosCarburetorHeatCheck operation.Suction GageCheck (4. 6 to 5. 4 inches of mercury).Flight ControlsCheck."TAKE-OFF"Trim Tabsetting.Cabin DoorsLatched.and RadiosSet.Flight Instruments(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)4-1Handling Airplane on Ground,Heating and VentilatingSystem,Cabin, 2-5Hydraulicinside back ,--verticalFuel Quantity, 1-4, 3-3Indicators,Ignition Switch, 1-4, 2-4InspectionDiagram,ivExterior,InspectionService and InteriorCare, 4-3TA KE OF F.-NORMAL TAKE-OFF.Up.(1) Wing FlapsCold.Heat(2) CarburetorFull "OPEN. "(3) ThrottleLift nose wheel at 50 MPH.Control(4) Elevator72 MPH until all obstacles are cleared,(5) Climb Speedup climb speed as shown in "NORMAL CLIMB" paragraph-1-4, ass, 1-42-4Magnetos,3-1ManeuversUtility Category,1-4Map ers,Brake,MasterSwitch, 1-4, 2-45-5MaximumGlide,MaximumPerformanceClimb, imumData, 5-3Control Knob, 1-4, 2-2MixtureMoment Envelope,Center of3-6Gravity,4-1Mooring Your Airplane,N----TAKE-OFFPERFORMANCEMAXIMUMUP.(1) Wing FlapsCold.Heat(2) CarburetorHold.(3) BrakesFull "OPEN. "(4) ThrottleRelease.(5) BrakesSlightly tail low.Control(6) Elevator52 MPH (with obstacles(7) Climb Speed--------------C L1MB1-2L2-11inside tance table, 5-32-3lights,1-3normal,2-11short field,2-3Light,Landing,Limitations,air speed,3-2engine operation,-NORMAL CLIMB.(1) Air Speedahead).then set--75 to 80 MPH.Loading,Power,inside3-2coverNormalClimb, 1-21-3NormalLanding,1-2Normal Take-Off,4-7Nose Gear Shock Strut,4-7Nose Gear TorqueLinks,Oil System,capacity,insidedipstick, 4-6engine oil, 4-7,coverfiller, 4-6cover sinsidebackIndex-3

5-4Cruise PerformanceTable,1-3, cal,2-4exteriorinspection,ivfuel ' 2-25-5glide,maximumdimensions,iiprincipalTrim Control Wheel, 1-4ElevatorEmpty Weight,inside coverEngine,inside cover1-1before starting,3-3instrumentmarkings,4-6oil dipstick,oil filler, Cold Weather,Care 4-2, 4-3ExteriorExteriorDiagram,ivInspe'ctiontaxiing, 2-6Principal,Dimensions,Dipstick,Oil, 4-6DirectionalGyro, 1-4DistanceTable'5-3landing,iiFtake-off, 5-3ESystem, 2-32-4alternator,1-4, 2-3,ammeter,2-4, 4-7hattery,Electrical2-42-4batterycontactor,cigar lighter,1-4, 2-4clock,1-4, 2-42-3flashingbeacon,fuses and circuitbreakers,2-3, 2-4ignitionswitch, 1-4, 2-42-3landing lights,2-4magnetos,masterswitch, 1-4, 2-42-4regulator,2-4schematic,2-4starter,1-4, 2-4starterhandle,1-4switches,Index-2(2) Power(3) MixtureFull throttle.Rich (unless----engine is rough).MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE CLIMB.72 MPH.(1) Air SpeedFull throttle.(2) Power(3) MixtureRich (unless engine is rough).------CRUISIN G.(1) Power(2) Elevator(3) Mixture2000 to 2750 RPM.TrimAdjust.----Lean--tomaximumRPM.BEFORE LANDING.4-5File, Aircraft,Filler,Oil, 4-6CarburetorAir, 4-7Filter,Filter,Oil, 4-72-3FlashingBeacon,2-1Fuel System,capacity,inside covers2-2carburetor,fuel line drain plug, 4-7fuel tanks, 2-24-6fuel tank fillers,fuel tank sump drains, 4-7long range fuel tanks, 6-1mixturecontrol knob, 1-4, 2-2primer,1-4, 2-2quantity data, 2-1quantity indicators,1-4, 3-32-2schematic,shut-off valve, 2-2strainer,2-1, 2-2, 4-6, 4-71-4Fuse/CircuitBreakerPanel,Fuses and Circuit Breakers,2-3, 2-4(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)MixtureRich.CarburetorHeatApply full heat b