SOLD – 1954 Beech D-18S Seaplane

SOLD – Turn-key condition, this bird is ready to fly!

This Beech-18 is currently one of a limited number in a Seaplane configuration. Maintained to FAA Part 135 Standards, Freshly OH Props, Annual, and low time engines. As you will find searching for the right Beech -18, you pay now for one meticulously maintained or buy it cheap and pay later in repairs and maintenance. IFR certified with Dual Garmin 430 WAAS equipped GPS, you won’t be stuck on the lake with low ceilings.

Aircraft has been stored in a climate-controlled hangar and in excellent condition. With very low time (in the Beech-18 world), this aircraft has a full life ahead of it. For under $500,000, the Beech -18 can haul a load worthy of multimillion-dollar aircraft in today’s market with the looks sound, and prestige of classic warbird.

Questions? Let's Talk!

Chad Peterson

Office: 651-209-7170
Cell: 651-402-7932

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Airframe 10,056 Hrs TT


Engine(s) Pratt & Whitney 985

Eng #1    297 Hrs SMOH (Tulsa Engines)

Eng #2    801 Hrs SMOH (Tulsa Engines)


0 Hours SPOH (both)

Hamilton Standard Hydromantic

2D30 Full Feathering

Modifications & Conversions:


  • EDO 7850 Seaplane Floats (Original Float Install 1972)
  • 8725 lbs. Gross Weight Increase
  • Float Step STC
  • Large Air Stairs / Cargo Door
  • Cockpit Roof Hatch Door
  • Seaplane Trailer


  • Annual Performed May, 2022
  • Stored in Climate Controlled Hanger
  • Float Hatch Storage
  • 2282 lbs. Useful Load
  • Seats 8, 7 seats included (includes Pilot & Co-Pilot)
  • Complete Logbooks
  • Dual Garmin 430W (WAAS)
  • ADSB IN/OUT w/ Traffic Advisory
  • GTX 345 Transponder
  • Bendix King KA134 Com
  • Dual Garmin GPS, VOR, LOC Glide Slope Indicators

Grey carpeting, Grey leather seating with fabric inserts


White with Intricate Navy & Baby Blue 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!

Chad Peterson

Office: 651-209-7170
Cell: 651-402-7932

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