SOLD 1975 Cessna A185F Amphibious

SOLD This custom 185 amphibian aircraft was fully updated in 2014 by Park Rapids Aviation. Includes a 550 Engine upgrade, custom paint & interior, new panel with many avionics upgrades, lower panel updated with new switches and circuit breakers. Engine was port & polished by Ly-Con for additional HP, new exhaust, and new engine control cables. The firewall forward is clean enough to eat off! Includes Aerocet Amphibious Floats. ~ C3200 Fluidyne Hydraulic Retractable Skis available for purchase and will be sold separately.~

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 (651) 451-1205

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2,325 Hrs TT SNEW


IO-550D UPGRADE 300 HP Continuous
Ly-Con Port & Polished
200 Hrs SFRM  (2014)


3 Blade McCauley PPONK
200 Hrs TT SNEW (2014)

Modifications & Conversions:
  • Aerocet 3400 Amphibious Floats
  • 2014 550 engine conversion w/ PPONK Propeller Upgrade
  • New Paint, Interior, Avionics Panel Upgrades done in 2014!
  • Knots 2U HID Cowl Mounted Landing & Taxi Light
  • Wheelen Wing Tip LED Strobes
  • Wheelen LED Tail Beacon
  • Vortex Generators
  • ART Wing Tip Extensions (3525 GWI)
  • Bubble Windows
  • Camloc Cowl Fastners/Stainless Kit
  • Pulse Lights System
  • L&R Bladders replaced 2014
  • Brackett Air Filter

Engine IO-550D 200 Hrs SFRM (2014) 300 HP Continuous

  • Ly-Con Port & Polished
  • Seaplanes West Engine Mount
  • P Ponk McCauley Propeller STC SA003344WI
  • Hartzell Oversized Alternator
  • Engine Preheater
  • Firewall painted to make it perfect
  • New Throttle, Mixture and Propeller engine control cables
  • New Acorn Exhaust
  • OH Vac Pump
  • Maple Leaf Exhaust Fairing
  • Custom new Instrument Panel 2014
  • Garmin GMA 340 Audio Panel
  • Garmin 430W Nav/Com/GPS WAAS
  • STEC 50 Auto Pilot w/ upgraded GPSS Steering
  • Garmin 327 Transponder
  • Garmin 796 Hardwired and Mounted GPS/NAV
  • New Circuit Breakers (2014)
  • New Panel Switches (2014)
  • JPI 700 Engine Monitor w/ Fuel Flow
  • Stand by Nav/Com

New Interior 11/2014

  • Selkirk Fiberglass Interior
  • Selkirk Extended Baggage
  • New Flooring
  • New Glass & Windshield (Grey Tint)
  • BAS Shoulder Harness
  • Rosen Visors
  • New 1 Piece Windshield (Great Lakes)
  • Bubble Windows
  • Precise Flight Wing Root Airvents
  • New Paint 11/2014, overall Matterhorn White, Fire Red, Phantom Gray Pearl! Sharp and in perfect condition!
Additional Equipment:

C3200 Fluidyne Hydraulic Retractable Skis available for purchase and will be sold separately.

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.