1968 CESSNA 185E

  • For Sale
  • 1968
  • CESSNA 185E
  • C-FGBS
  • 1851393
  • South St Paul, MN USA

375000 $375,000 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1968
  • CESSNA 185E
  • C-FGBS
  • 1851393
  • South St Paul, MN USA

General Specs (cont.)


722 SFRM

181 SPOH

1034 lb




Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

Beautifully modified and maintained Cessna 185 on Wipline 3730 amphibious floats with a low-time factory rebuilt engine plus all the Garmin goodies! The panel features a Garmin G500 PFD/MFD, Garmin GTN 750 touchscreen GPS/Com, GTR 225 Com #2, GTS 800 traffic advisory system, GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out transponder, GDL 69 XM receiver, GMA 340 audio panel, Flight Stream 510 w/ Bluetooth connectivity, and an MVP-50 digital engine monitor. Great cross-country platform with the S-Tec 55X autopilot, but equally at home in the Northwoods with the Horton STOL kit and WingX wing extensions. This 185 is equipped with the Lake & Air gear advisory system for safe floatplane operations, plus upgrades like LED lighting so you can be seen. Paint and interior 2015, shows beautifully. 1,034 lbs. useful load. August 2023 annual. The factory rebuilt IO-520D has only 722 hrs time so all that's needed is you!

Avionics / Equipment

Garmin G500 PFD/MFD
Garmin GTN 750 Touchscreen Nav/Com/GPS
Garmin GTR 225 Com
Garmin GTS 800 Traffic Advisory System
Garmin GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out Transponder
Garmin GMA 340 Audio Panel
Garmin GDL 69 XM/Music
Garmin Flightstream 510 Bluetooth Connectivity
Electronics International MVP-50 Digital Engine Monitor
S-Tec 55X 2-Axis Autopilot


1,780 Hrs TT

Engines / Mods / Prop

Engine: 722 Hrs SFRM   Continental IO-520D
Prop: 181 Hrs SPOH   2 Blade McCauley D2A34C58

Wipline 3730 Amphibious Floats
Lake & Air Amphibian Gear Advisory System
Horton STOL Kit w/ Leading Edge Cuffs, Stall Fences, Drooped Tips, and Aileron Gap Seals
WingX STOL Wing Extensions
Whelen LED Nav/Strobe & Beacon Lighting
Seat Stops
Artex 406MHz ELT
One-Piece Windshield
2'' Bubble Windows
Rosen Visors

Interior / Exterior

Interior: Tan Vinyl w/ Tweed Inset, Coordinating Seat Belts, Plane Plastics Interior Panels, and Vinyl Flooring (2015)

Exterior: White Base w/ Blue and Gray Striping (2015)


Fresh Annual : 08/2023