1980 CESSNA 180K


General Specs

For Sale





Wharton, TX USA

General Specs


2,086 SFRM

687 SNEW




Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

1980 180K.  5538 TT, 2086 SFREM, O-470-U, 88 gal, extended baggage, internal primer, Cleveland brakes.  IFR.  Low hours.  Strong engine.  Flies straight.  Private owner last 15 years.  Gently used.

Avionics / Equipment

- Garmin GMA 340 audio panel.  4-place intercom with music input jacks for both front and rear seats.  Installed 14-Dec-04.
- Garmin GNC 250XL GPS/comm 760 channel, 5 watt.  Installed 30-Mar-98.
- Bendix/King KX-165 VOR/LOC/GS/comm, 760 channel comm.  Installed 14-Dec-04.
- Bendix/King KI-206 VOR/LOC/GS indicator.  Installed 14-Dec-04.
- Cessna ARC 300 ADF R-546E receiver and indicator.  Stainless steel sense antenna.
- Bendix/King KT-76A transponder.  Installed 14-Dec-04.
- Dorne & Margolin 6.1 ELT, TSO-C91, 121.5 and 243.0 MHz.  Battery due May 2019.
- Push-to-talk switches on both control yokes.
- Lighter plug in panel, 28 vdc auxiliary power source.  Aftermarket dual USB-A high amperage plug (2.4 A per receptacle).

- Attitude indicator, vacuum
- Heading indicator, vacuum.  Overhaul 29-Apr-05 at 4575.9 TTAF, by Texas Aircraft Instruments, Houston TX.
- Altimeter.
- Vertical speed indicator.
- Turn coordinator, electric.
- Airspeed indicator.
- Precision* PAI-700 Vertical Card Compass, installed 29-Apr-05.


- Cessna 1980 180K, SkyWagon II
- Serial No.: 18053153
- Useful load: 1038 lb.  Empty Wt.: 1762 lb.  Gross Wt.: 2800 lb.  (An STC to increase gross weight to 3190 lb (+390 lb) is available from Kenmore Air Harbor.)
5538 TTAF  (on 5-Feb-18)

- Fuel capacity: 88 gal, 84 usable.  Wet wing; no bladders.  No leaks.

- No wheel pants.
- No float kit.  Never on floats.

Damage History:
-  23-Oct-17, 5521.3 TTAF: Outboard left wing, wingtip and aileron.  New composite wingtip from Stene Aviation.  Wing and aileron repair and all painting by Flying T Repair Station, Anna TX, FAA Part 145 Repair Station No. SJNR1521, work order: 699. 
-  26-Jan-17, 5477.6 TTAF.  Left outer wing, aileron and wingtip.  New composite wingtip from Stene Aviation.  Aileron repairs and all painting by Flying T Repair Station, Anna TX, FAA Part 145 Repair Station No. SJNR1521, work order: 676.  Rib replacement and all installation by Larry David, Aircraft Maintenance Services, Wharton TX.

Engines / Mods

-Teledyne Continental Motors, m/n: O-470-U-17B.
- Factory remanufactured engine.  Installed 25-Sep-93.
230 hp (minimum) at 2400 rpm.
- Cylinder #6  Replaced with OH/Exch: 2039.5 TT, 25-May-17.
- Cylinder #3  Replaced with OH/Exch: 1985.6 TT, 2-May-16.
- Complete new Slick ignition system -- magnetos, wires and fine-wire spark plugs – at 28-May-08, 1513 SFREM.
SFREM: 2086 TTIS (on 5-Feb-18).

- Manufacturer: McCauley
- Type: 2-blade
- Model no.: C2A34C204-C
- SNEW: 687 TTIS  (on 18-Dec-17).  Installed 22-May-07 at 4845.0 TTAF. (Previous blades did not pass dimensional specifications.)

Interior / Exterior

- Factory internal primer corrosion treatment.
- Extended baggage compartment (50 lb capacity).
- Scott tailwheel.
- Electrical system is 28 vdc.
- Teledyne Gill battery, m/n: G-242.  Installed 15-Dec-13.
- MLG tires: size 7.00-6, Desser retreads with Aero Classic “Low Leak” tubes.  Both new at 25-May-17 at 5491.5 TTAF.

Factory Options:
- Left seat is infinitely adjustable.  Recent complete rebuild and upgrade.  Right seat is standard type.
- Rear seat bench seat with adjustable, split-seatbacks.  Quick-remove type seat which easily fits into extended baggage compartment.
- Refueling steps and handles.
- Retractable tail pull handles.
- Dual flight controls, including dual toe brakes.
- Heated pitot tube.
- Removable baggage compartment cover.  (Installs between the main and the extended baggage compartments.)
- Engine oil quick drain valve.
- Tail jack pad.
- External ground service plug receptacle.
- Panel lighter receptacle, 28 vdc.

Modifications and Additions
- Cleveland brake and wheel conversion.  Heavy duty, 2 pucks per wheel.  Kit no. IM 199-62, p/n: 30-52N and p/n: 40-75D, 11-Mar-02 at 4369.1 TTAF.
- Brackett engine induction air filter.
- Engine oil quick drain.
- Precise Flight Low Vacuum Warning Light.
- Saf-T-Stop slide safety for left front seat.
- Alcor EGT gauge.
- ClearVue in-line filter immediately upstream of vacuum pump.
- Denton Enterprises Baggage Door Organizer.
- Sunvisor extensions, tinted.
- Removable hinge pins on both left and right cabin doors.
-Battery maintainer pigtail.
- Hand tow bar.
- Cessna Service Manual and Parts Catalog available for additional $250.


- Airworthiness Directives: all complied with.
- Annual inspection valid through 31-May-18.
- IFR recertification (i.e. FAR 91.411 and 91.413) valid through 28-Feb-19.
- Strong engine.
- Flies straight.

- Current owner last 14.7 years, 1157 TT (on 18-Dec-17; average of ~78 TT per year during ownership).
- Complete records.
- Copy of FAA records to 24-Jan-18 available.
- Clear title.  No liens, nor encumbrances.
- Always hangered during ownership.
- Reason for selling: not flying enough.

-Southeastern Texas.  Wharton Regional Airport, KARM, Wharton TX 77488.  KARM is 65 miles southwest of downtown Houston TX.

Price: $85,000

Owner: Michael Hershey.
Phone: 281-636-4146
Email: egypthershey@yahoo.com

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