SOLD: 1985 Cessna A185F Amphibious

In 1994 this Aircraft was purchased by Wipaire and was refurbished and upgraded. The airframe was stripped, inspected, painted and reassembled. The interior was upgraded including, new upholstery, headliner, utility side panels and floor covering. A Wipaire IO-550
upgrade was added as well as, an S-TEC 50 autopilot. This 185 has 4,307 Hours TT and 1,153 Hours SFRM is on Wipline 3730 Amphibious Floats and has a Garmin GPS-100 AVD that is interfaced with the S-TEC 50 Auto Pilot. This is a well-kept Aircraft that has always been hangered and is very clean inside and out.

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4,307 Hrs TT


1,153 Hrs SFRM 11/2000
Continental IO-550D SN 284373-R


1,153 Hrs SPOH 11/2000
McCauley 80″ D3A34C401-C

Modifications & Conversions:
  • Wipaire IO-550 Engine Upgrade
  • Wipline 3730 Amphibious Floats
  • Tanis Heater
  • Soros Ventubes
  • Bracket Air Filter
  • Extended Exhaust Pipe
  • Garmin GPS-100 AVD interfaced w/ S-TEC 50 Auto Pilot
  • S-TEC 50 Auto Pilot – coupled
  • Bendix King KX-165 w/Glideslope
  • Bendix King KA-24H Audio Panel/Marker Beacon
  • Bendix King KR-87 ADF
  • Insight Instrument Corp GEM Engine Monitor
  • Wulfsburg FM Com RT 15

Interior updated in 1994, new headliner, seat coverings, floor covering and side panels. Very clean and
shows very well. 8/10


Painted 1994 Overall white with Yellow and Black Accent Striping.

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.