1979 CESSNA 185


General Specs

For Sale





Chesterfield, MO USA

General Specs


1,510 SMOH

817 SPOH




Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

1979 185 Skywagon w/First Class Panel Upgrade, Garmin 750, Aspen PFD, ADS-B In/Out, Factory Float Kit.

Avionics / Equipment

All New Metal Panel with Major Upgrades: Garmin GTN750 Touch Screen WAAS IFR GPS Navigator Garmin GNS 430 WAAS Color Moving Map GPS and Nav/Com Flight Stream 210 Bluetooth Wireless Connection to 750/345 Garmin GI-106 Glide Slope Indicator Garmin Area 560 Color Moving Map GPS with Panel Mount – XM Weather Garmin GTX345 Transponder with ADS-B In/Out Aspen Evolution Electronic Glass Panel PFD1000 Sandia SAI-340 Standby Attitude Indicator Electronics International MVP-50P Engine/Systems/Fuel Color Monitor Electronic Carbon Monoxide Detector PS Engineering PMA-450 Audio Panel S-Tec 50 Autopilot with Altitude Hold Dual Push To Talk Remote Autopilot Disconnect Avionics Master Switch

Additional Equipment
24 Volt Electrical System Factory Float Kit Zinc Chromate Factory Corrosion Proofing Float Kit "V" Brace Stainless Steel Control Cables Long Range Fuel (88 Gallons) Oxygen 406 ELT Heavy Duty Phase III Bumpy Back Case Large Non Congealing Oil Cooler Lifting Rings ART Wingtip Extensions RMD Wingtips with Pulse Landing Lights Cleveland Brakes Braided Steel Brake Lines Fat Baby Bushwheel Tailwheel Micro Dynamics VG Kit Patroller Doors Flap Gap Seals Stainless Steel Screws Cowling Cooling Louvers Brackett Air Filter Soros Air Vents Factory Quick Removable Individual Jump Seats Dual Front Articulating Seats Extended Baggage Door Stewards Rosen Visors Jack Screw Access Panels Speed Fairing On Exhaust Whelen Updated LED Beacon/Strobe Light Recent Gear Legs Cabin Soundproofing Small Raised Gas Caps BAS Shoulder Harnesses Refuelling Steps and Handles Dual Opening "Bubble" Windows Rudder Trim Ground Service Plug Nav Light Detectors BAS Tailcone Pull Handles Wing Tip Strobes Horizontal Stabilizer Abrasion Boots Tanis Engine Heater Recent Bruce Custom Cover/Cowling Plugs


7790 Total Hours Since New

Engines / Mods

1510 Since Major Overhaul Continental IO-520, 285 HP with Heavy Case Tanis Engine Heater

Prop Specs
817 Since Prop Overhaul McCauley Three Blade Propeller

Interior / Exterior

White with Blue/Red Striping New Paint in 2015

Deluxe Utility Interior with Recent Black Leather Added Soundproofing Patrol Doors with Lower Windows


Inspection Status
June 2017 Annual Inspection

Hard to Find A185F Skywagon

Upgraded Modern Glass Panel - Recent $50,000 Upgrade
Garmin GTN750 WAAS with Wireless Interface for Database Updates
Garmin 430 WAAS
Garmin GTX345 ADS-B Transponder – ADS-B In and Out
Aspen PFD1000 
Electric Standby Attitude Indicator
STEC50 Autopilot
Electronics International MVP-50P Engine/Systems Color Monitor 

Recent Paint and Desired Options 
24 Volt Electrical System
Factory Float Kit
Zinc Chromate Factory Corrosion Proofing
Float Kit "V" Brace
Vortex Generators

Impressively Equipped 185 with a Useful Load of 1331 Pounds

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