SOLD – 1979 Amphibious Cessna A185F

SOLD – Have you been looking for a clean, straight 185? Here is your chance! This late model, wet-wing, 24V aircraft has had one loving owner the last 30+ years and spent its weekends exploring fishing holes in Canada. Still clad in the factory-original paint, it has the most desirable upgrades, including an IO-550 300 hp engine conversion, WingX wing extensions (gross weight increase to 3,525 lbs.), and P.Ponk gear beef-up. N4711E also features Wipline 3450 amphibious floats with amphibious gear advisory system and Robertson STOL kit, as well as comforts such as Door Stewards, Rosen visors, Bose headset jacks, BAS tail handle, and more. Landplane gear w/ 8.50 tires and XP Mods 14” tailwheel, Airglas LW3600 wheel penetration skis, and Bruce’s custom cover included for all-season adventure. One jumpseat and rear bench seat included.  Hangar rash in 2006 (replaced rudder, vertical stabilizer tip, and beacon dome). Annual completed July 2023.

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Amy Gesch

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

Registration Number:
Serial Number:

3,710 Hrs TT


545 Hrs SMOH

2,244.9 Hrs TT SNEW



112 Hrs TT SPOH

88” McCauley D3A34C401-C   3 Blade

Modifications & Conversions:
  • Wipline 3450 Amphibious Floats
  • Lake & Air Gear Advisory
  • Robertson STOL Kit
  • WingX Wing Extensions – Gross Weight Increase to 3,525 lbs.
  • Airglas LW3600 Wheel Penetration Skis
  • Monarch/Barton Fuel Caps
  • Ponk Gear Beef-Up
  • GAMIjectors
  • Bubble Windows (6”)
  • Door Stewards
  • Rosen Visors
  • Pilot/Copilot Bose Headset Jacks
  • XP Mods 14” Tailwheel
  • BAS Tail Pull Handle
  • Garmin MX20 MFD
  • Apollo CNX80 Nav/Com/GPS w/ WAAS
  • Garmin GTX-345 ADS-B In/Out Transponder
  • S-Tec System 50 Autopilot w/ GPSS
  • Bendix/King KX125 Nav/Com/CDI
  • MD200-306 CDI
  • WSI AV-200 In-Flight Weather Receiver
  • PXE7300 CD Player w/ AM/FM Radio
  • PS Engineering PMA7000B Audio Panel
  • Icom IC-M302 Marine Band Transceiver
  • Shadin Micro-Flo Fuel Management System
  • JPI EGT/CHT Scanner
  • Beige Leather Seating w/ Coordinating Headliner
  • Black Carpet

Original Overall White with Maroon & Red Striping

Additional Equipment:

Landplane Gear Included

Annual Status:
Annual Completed 07/2023
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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