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  • 1976 CESSNA 185

    General Specs

    • For Sale
    • 1976
    • CESSNA 185
    • ZS-JKS
    • A185-03135
    • ZAF


    195000 $195,000 USD

    Courtesy Aircraft Sales - Darcy Kaapke
    • (800) 426-8783
    • (815) 229-5112
    • Fax: (815) 229-1815
    • Darcy Kaapke

      5233 Falcon Road

      Rockford, IL 61109 USA

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    195000 $195,000 USD

    General Specs (cont.)


    498 SFRM

    498 SNEW



    Additional Classifications

    Detailed Description

    COURTESY: 1976 CESSNA 185 with 498 Hours on Factory REMAN Engine, Long Range Fuel, Recent Paint and Interior, All the Updates! Aircraft is located in South Africa. See ZS-JKS Complete specs/ photos at

    Avionics / Equipment

    Recent Removal and rebuild of the entire instrument panel: 
    Garmin 296 GPS PS Engineering PMA6000C 
    King KN-75 G/S Reciever 
    King KI209 VOR/LOC/GS Indicator 
    Bendix King KX-155 Nav/Comm 
    Bendix King KI208 VOR/LOC Indicator 
    Cessna R-546E ADF Receiver 
    Cessna R-346A ADF Indicator 
    Bendix King KN-64 DME 
    Bendix King KT-76A Transponder 
    ACK A-30 Mode C Blind Encoder 
    Garmin GA-56 GPS Antenna 
    Kannad 406 ELT 406MHZ
    Extended Exhaust
    Quick Drain Oil
    Extended Cowl-Flaps
    Leading Edge Protection - gear, brakes, pod, horizontal stabilizer.
    Cargo Pack - side and rear door openings
    Cessna Factory Seaplane Kit
    P Ponk Gear Modification
    Robinson STOL Kit
    8.50x6 tires main
    Scott 10 inch scott tailwheel
    Bass handles
    Cleveland brakes
    Single piece windscreen
    Windscreen mounted mag compass
    All windows tinted
    1/2" front windscreen
    Rosen sun visors
    High control wheel position
    Large control wheel
    Control wheel PTT 12 volt Electrical System
    External Electrical  Power Receptacle 
    Battery circuit breaker at Battery Bx
    Master avionics switch 
    Pilot seat inertial reel/anti slide
    80 gal long range fuel tanks
    Pilot/co-pilot shoulder restraint
    Rear seat cover
    Stretcher door - ease of entry to rear baggage and for loading very long items
    Cargo loading attachment points in cabin, rear baggage and cargo pack
    Control Column Position Higher giving more leg room


    4900 Hours Total Time Since New

    Engines / Mods / Prop

    Continental IO-520D, 300 H.P.
    498 Hours Since Factory REMAN
    Hartzell 3 Blade, PHC-C3YF-1RF/F8468A-6R 
    498 Hours TTSNEW

    Interior / Exterior

    Daytona White and Burgundy Red with Gold Accent Stripes, Painted in 2009- Excellent Condition
    Beige Cockpit, Beige Leather Interior, Middle row seat back-rests "quick remove" for ease of loading. 3rd row seat. Cabin/luggage compartment divider "swing-up" style for loading very long items, and Extra-deep sound proofing fitted. 3rd row seat backrest "quick" remove for ease of loading.
    Heavy duty carpeting on floor and sidewalls


    1976 CESSNA 185
    Annual Inspection Completed June 2017 
    No Damage History
    Aircraft Has Always Been Hangared 
    Replacement of ventilation plumbing in 2009
    New VHF antenna in 2009
    New battery cables in 2009
    New paint in 2009
    Re-skin Flight Control Surfaces in 2009
    New factory rear baggage floor with heavy duty carpet in 2009 
    Useful Load: 1,352 lbs 
    Logs back to 1980
    Located in South Africa at Stellenbosch Municipal Airport (approx. 12 nm east of Cape Town International). Contact Courtesy Aircraft to schedule a showing today!