SOLD – 1971 Amphibious Cessna 172L

SOLD – Award-winning Cessna 172 amphibian with the best upgrades! Wipline 2350 amphibious floats with amphibian gear advisory system, Penn Yan 180 hp engine conversion with Ly-Con port and polish for extra performance, beautiful low-maintenance vinyl interior, custom paint. The modern metal panel features a Garmin GNS 430W Nav/Com/GPS w/ WAAS, Garmin GTX-345 ADS-B In/Out transponder, Garmin GNC250XL GPS, Garmin GI-106A CDI, and JPI FS-450 fuel flow. SID-inspected and compliant 2014. This 172 was purpose-built with an eye towards great pilot/passenger experience with good useful load and worry-free operation for years to come. Useful load 759 lbs. Engine 648 SMOH. Time subject to change as aircraft is actively flown. Landplane gear included. No damage history. Don’t miss this one!

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Amy Gesch

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

Registration Number:
Serial Number:

5,443 Hrs TT


648 SMOH

Lycoming O-360-A4M


451 SPOH

McCauley 2 Blade Prop

Modifications & Conversions:
  • Wipline 2350 amphibious floats
  • Amphibian gear advisory system
  • 180 Penn Yan engine conversion with Ly-Con port & polish
  • Horton STOL kit
  • Rear auxiliary fuel tank
  • Horizontal stabilizer abrasion boots

2014 Rebuild:

  • SID-inspected tip to tail
  • 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
  • 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


    • Previous Sun ‘n Fun Reserve Grand Champion Seaplane
    • 2-Blade metal McCauley seaplane propeller with extra stripe for safety
    • New seat tracks and rollers in 2015
    • Useful Load: 759 lbs
    • Landplane gear included
  • Garmin GNS 430W Nav/Com/GPS WAAS
  • Garmin GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out Transponder
  • Garmin GNC 250XL GPS
  • Garmin GI-106A CDI
  • King KMA-24 Audio Panel/Marker Beacon
  • JPI FS-450 Fuel Flow
  • Amphibian Gear Advisory System

Custom lightweight interior – Gray vinyl seating and coordinating sidewalls with charcoal vinyl flooring


Custom Scheme – Matterhorn White base with Coca-Cola Red and Black Accents

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

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