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  • 1976 CESSNA 185F

    General Specs

    • For Sale
    • 1976
    • CESSNA 185F
    • N80MW
    • 18503092
    • Eau Claire, WI USA


    159999 $159,999 USD

    Thomas Prior

    • (970) 231-4145

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    159999 $159,999 USD

    General Specs (cont.)


    443 SFRM

    75 STOH

    157 SPOH






    Additional Classifications

    Detailed Description

    Privately Owned For Last 30 Years, 1976 Cessna 185F, 300 HP IO520D, SFRM 443,  STOH 75,  SPOH 157  On McCauley 3 Blade Prop, Whipline 3730 Amphib Floats, Long Range 40 Gallon Bladders, Flint Tip 12 Gallon, Horton STOL, Landing Gear With New Tires, KX 155 Nav-Com, KI 208 Head, KT-76A Transponder With AR 850 Encoder, Garmin Aero 500 GPS For Plane And Auto, 4 Place Stereo Intercom, 2 Lightspeed Headsets, Clean Exterior And Interior 6 Out Of 10.  Since 1987 Plane Hangared Fall, Winter And Spring,  Summer Maintained Dry On Steel Dolly On Railroad Tracks Into Water. Fresh Annual June 2017.

    Avionics / Equipment

    KX-155 Nav/Com with KI 208 Head
    KT-76A Transponder With AR 850 Alt Encoder
    KA-B4 Indicator
    Garmin Aero 500 GPS Plane and Auto
    ELT Pointer 3000
    4 Place Stereo Intercom with Two Lightspeed Head Sets
    Air Speed
    Vertical Ascent/Descent Meter
    Artificial Horizon
    Gyro Compass
    Magnetic Compass
    Needle Ball Turn Indicator
    Tachometer-Manifold Pressure-Fuel Flow Indicator
    Volt Meter
    Landing Gear Indicator


    2751 Hours Total Time
    Horton STOL
    Cuffed Leading Edge
    Wing Gates
    Drooped Wing Tips
    Long Range Bladders 40 Gal and Flint Tip Tanks 12 Gal For 104 Gal Capacity
    Handles On Engine Cowling
    Steps On Each Wing Strut To Assist In Fueling
    Bush Plane Canvas Sling Seat with Metal Poles 
    Horizontal Fishing Rod Tube Behind Baggage Compartment
    Float To Float Stainless Steel Walk Across Cable, Also Protects Prop
    Paddle Brackets On Each Float Under Airplane
    Landing Gear Included With New Tires

    Engines / Mods / Prop

    Continental 300 HP IO520D Factory Remanufactured Engine
    443  Hours Since Factory Remanufacture 
    75  Hours Since Top Overhaul
    McCauley 3 Bladed Prop
    157  Hours Since Prop Overhaul

    Interior / Exterior

    Original Interior, Clean and 6 On A 10 Point Scale
    Original Paint, 1976 Bicentennial Red-Blue On White Paint Scheme
    Hangared Fall-Winter-Spring Since 1987 In Wisconsin 
    Maintained On Steel Dolly On Railroad Tracks Out Of Water In Summer
    All Float Flying In Fresh Water


    We Have Flown This Airplane Above The Arctic Circle On Three Extended Trips.  It Got Off The Water Well And Never Let Us Down.
    ALSO For Sale Is The Steel Framed Dolly That Supports The Airplane, With Heavy Duty Aluminum Rails Leading Into The Water, With A Stainless Steel Cable Activated By A 1 1/2 HP Electric Motor.  This System Is In Very Good Condition Located In Ontario, Canada At Our Cottage.  System Is Displayed In Last Pictures.  June To September, (705) 282-8344.