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.



Questions? Let's Talk!

Amy Gesch

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

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