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  • 1976 CESSNA 185F

    General Specs

    • For Sale
    • 1976
    • CESSNA 185F
    • N5285R
    • 18503027
    • Placerville, CA USA


    179900 $179,900 USD LLC
    • (800) 759-9466
    • (530) 642-2806
    • Mark Pilkington

      3501 Airport Rd Bldg 2

      Placerville, CA 95667 USA

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    179900 $179,900 USD

    General Specs (cont.)


    39 SMOH

    39 SPOH


    Additional Classifications

    Detailed Description

    1976 Cessna 185F Skywagon, 1552.5 TT, 39.3 SMOH, 39.3 SPOH 2-bld, annual due 3/19, Custom audio panel, P&I 8/8.

    Avionics / Equipment

    Custom audio panel
    King KX 175B Analog 760 Channel Nav/Com
    King KI 208 VOR/LOC Indicator
    King KX 195B TSO Analog 760 Channel Nav/Com
    King KT 75A Transponder with Mode-C
    King KN 86 ADF with BFO
    Sigtronics SPA-400 Four Place Intercom
    Hoskins CFS 1000A Fuel Computer
    Apollo IIMorrow Flybuddy GPS
    Dual Yoke Mounted Push-To-Talk
    Hobbs Meter
    Alcor Analog EGT
    12v Power Outlet in Panel
    High Voltage Light
    Factory Float Kit
    Factory Corrosion Proofing
    Factory V-Brace
    Factory Stainless Steel Cables
    Lifting Rings
    Structural Reinforcement Doublers
    Factory Water Rudder Centering Spring
    Float Kit Oil Dipstick
    Factory Ski Kit
    Sportsman STOL Kit
    Vortex Generator Kit
    BAS Tail Pull Handles
    BAS Shoulder Harnesses
    Extended Baggage
    800X6 Main Tires
    Scott 3200 Tailwheel
    Double Puck Brakes
    Refueling Steps And Handles
    Stowable Copi


    1552.5 Hours Total Time

    Engines / Mods / Prop

    Engine Time
    39.3 Hours Since Major Overhaul by Reimers A/C Engine Parts in 1999
    Continental IO-520-D
    Propeller Time
    39.3 Hours Since Prop Overhaul on 86 Inch C58 two blade by Dominion Propeller Corp in 1999

    Interior / Exterior

    Original light brown leather seats in good condition, just beginning to show very early signs of wear. Light brown side panels and cream headliner in good condition. Rated at an 8 out of 10.
    Overall cream with dark brown and orange accents in very good condition. Painted in 2004 with polyurethane. Rated at an 8 out of 10.


    Annual Due: March 2019
    Useful Load: 1529 Lbs
    84 Gallon Long Range Fuel
    Alaska based until 1993 when current owner bought it. Then based in Wyoming. Has been on and off skis and floats in fresh water only. Owner is selling due to health. No damage history, no corrosion, no hail and complete logs. Although the engine was overhauled in 1999, it has been stored in a heated hangar in Wyoming and there is no internal corrosion.  In the flight from Lander Wyoming to Placerville California it used no oil at all. Current compressions are 76, 74, 75, 78, 76, 78.