Capt Tom flys N65358 - a 2004 Cessna Skylane 182T with just over 800 hours airframe/engine time.  The skylane has just over 1100 lbs useful load, travels at 145 kts, and carries enough fuel for 800 nautical miles.  Here are the weight limitations:

1) 3 passengers and 120 lbs total luggage

    for approximately 450 miles*

2) 2 passengers 80 lbs total luggage for approximately 650 miles*

*figures vary depending on actual weights

of passengers and cargo

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