1968 Amphibious Cessna A185E

Beautifully modified and maintained Cessna 185 on Wipline 3730 amphibious floats with a low-time factory rebuilt engine plus all the Garmin goodies! The panel features a Garmin G500 PFD/MFD, Garmin GTN 750 touchscreen GPS/Com, GTR 225 Com #2, GTS 800 traffic advisory system, GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out transponder, GDL 69 XM receiver, GMA 340 audio panel, Flight Stream 510 w/ Bluetooth connectivity, and an MVP-50 digital engine monitor. Great cross-country platform with the S-Tec 55X autopilot, but equally at home in the Northwoods with the Horton STOL kit and WingX wing extensions. This 185 is equipped with the Lake & Air gear advisory system for safe floatplane operations, plus upgrades like LED lighting so you can be seen. Paint and interior 2015, shows beautifully. With a  1,034 lbs. useful load and an August 2023 annual. The factory rebuilt IO-520D has only 722 hrs time so all that’s needed is you!

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Amy Gesch

Office: (651) 414-6839
Cell: (952) 239-6890
Email: agesch@wipaire.com

Registration Number:
Serial Number:

1,780 Hrs TT


722 Hrs SFRM

Continental IO-520D


181 Hrs SPOH

2 Blade McCauley D2A34C58

Modifications & Conversions:
  • Wipline 3730 Amphibious Floats
  • Lake & Air Amphibian Gear Advisory System
  • Horton STOL Kit w/ Leading Edge Cuffs, Stall Fences, Drooped Tips, and Aileron Gap Seals
  • WingX STOL Wing Extensions
  • Whelen LED Nav/Strobe & Beacon Lighting
  • Seat Stops
  • Artex 406MHz ELT
  • One-Piece Windshield
  • 2’’ Bubble Windows
  • Rosen Visors
  • Garmin G500 PFD/MFD
  • Garmin GTN 750 Touchscreen Nav/Com/GPS
  • Garmin GTR 225 Com
  • Garmin GTS 800 Traffic Advisory System
  • Garmin GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out Transponder
  • Garmin GMA 340 Audio Panel
  • Garmin GDL 69 XM/Music
  • Garmin Flightstream 510 Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Electronics International MVP-50 Digital Engine Monitor
  • S-Tec 55X 2-Axis Autopilot

Tan Vinyl w/ Tweed Inset, Coordinating Seat Belts, Plane Plastics Interior Panels, and Vinyl Flooring (2015)


White Base w/ Blue and Gray Striping (2015) –

Annual Status:
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
Email: agesch@wipaire.com

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