SOLD – 1971 Cessna 172L Amphibious

SOLD – You won’t find another one like this! Purpose-built with an eye towards great pilot/passenger experience with good useful load and worry-free operation for years to come. N172FP is a 2014 rebuild with upgraded, modern metal panel and avionics, lightweight vinyl interior, and custom paint. It’s currently on a Part 135 certificate and is ready to move to yours. This SID-inspected and compliant, Sun ‘n’ Fun reserve grand champion Cessna 172 amphibian features a Garmin GNS 430W Nav/Com/GPS w/ WAAS and GNC 250XL GPS, Wipline 2350 Amphibious Floats with Wipaire’s amphibian gear advisory system, 180 hp Penn Yan conversion, and a 759 lb useful load. Don’t miss this one!

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Amy Gesch

Office: (651) 414-6839
Cell: (952) 239-6890

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5,100 Hrs TT


405 Hrs SMOH

Engine(s) Lycoming O-360-A4M 180 hp


208 Hrs SPOH

McCauley 1A200/DFA 8242

Modifications & Conversions:
  • Sun ‘n Fun Reserve Grand Champion Seaplane 2015 following extensive rebuild
  • Part 135 compliant, currently on a 135 certificate
  • SID-inspected tip to tail and compliant
  • Wipline 2350 Amphibious Floats
  • 180 hp Penn Yan conversion with Ly-Con port & polish
  • 2-Blade metal McCauley seaplane propeller with extra stripe for safety (overhauled March 2015)
  • Rear auxiliary fuel tank
  • ACF-50 corrosion inhibitor applied July 2016
  • Horizontal stabilizer abrasion boots
  • New seat tracks and rollers in 2015
  • Mandatory SBs complied with
  • Useful Load: 759 lbs
  • Landplane gear available at additional cost

2014 Rebuild:

  • Wings removed for SID inspection, prep, and custom paint
  • Aircraft and floats completely stripped and inspected
  • Engine overhauled by Bolduc with new cylinders, baffles, and magnetos
  • New engine control cables
  • Skybolt fastener conversion kit
  • New vent/heat cables
  • Horton STOL kit installed
  • All new float pulleys
  • New stainless hydraulic lines installed for amphibious floats
  • Modern metal panel fabricated and custom avionics installed
  • Lightweight custom interior installed with all new interior plastics
  • All new glass and weatherstripping installed
  • Custom Matterhorn white, Coca-Cola red, and black paint scheme applied
  • Garmin GNS 430W Nav/Com/GPS WAAS
  • Garmin GNC 250XL GPS
  • Garmin GI-106A CDI
  • King KMA-24 Audio Panel/Marker Beacon
  • King KT 76A Transponder
  • JPI FS-450 Fuel Flow
  • Amphibian Gear Advisory System

Custom lightweight interior in 2014 – Gray vinyl seating and coordinating sidewalls with charcoal vinyl flooring.


Custom paint in 2014 – Matterhorn White base with Coca-Cola Red and Black accents.

South St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Prices are in U.S. Dollars, and are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include taxes, duties or tariffs. The accuracy of the above specifications are only offered as to the best of our knowledge at the time. Aircraft is subject to prior sale and/or removal from the market. Aircraft to be sold “as is, where is.” All specifications and representations of the aircraft are subject to verification by the buyer before purchase.



Questions? Let's Talk!

Amy Gesch

Office: (651) 414-6839
Cell: (952) 239-6890

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