SOLD -1980 Cessna 185F Amphibious

Wipaire is pleased to present this rare, low time, Cessna 185 amphib to the market. It has been upgraded with a 550D engine and MT 3 blade composite propeller. Operated in Wisconsin since 1985, very loved and highly updated amphib with Robertson STOL. Extremely impressive avionics suite, STEC 55X auto pilot, GTN 750, MVP 50 Engine Monitor, offered on Wipline 3730 amphibs.


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 (651) 451-1205

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1,560 Hrs TT


127 Hrs SFRM
Continental IO-550D


137 Hrs SNEW
MT-9-D Composite

Modifications & Conversions:
  • Wipline 3730 Amphibious Floats
  • Texas Skyways IO550D Engine upgrade, 2012
  • New Engine Mounts, New Alternator, New baffling, overhauled exhaust, new engine hoses, MVP 50 Digital engine monitor installed
  • New Fuel Cells 2012
  • Robertson STOL
  • Avion Research Pilot and Co-Pilot Control Wheels
  • Eagle Technologies Drain Valve STC SA01389CH
  • Atlee Dodge Jump Seats
  • Bubble Windows
  • Modern Custom Aluminum Back Panel
  • Garmin GTN -750 Nav/Com/GPS Touchscreen
  • Garmin GDL 88 ADSB “Out”, WX Displays on GTN 750
  • Garmin GTX-330ES ADSB “in”, Traffic Displays on GTN 750
  • Aspen EFD 1000 Pro, upgraded with SVT
  • STEC 55X Auto Pilot w/ Altitude Preselect and Hold
  • MVP 50 Glass “Primary” Engine Monitor
  • PS Engineering PMA 8000B Audio Panel, Bluetooth
  • 2nd Digital Garmin Nav/Com
  • Pilot and Co-Pilot Bose Headset Jacks
  • Alpha System AOA Indicator
  • Amphibious Gear Advisory System by Lake and Air
  • Dual PTT / Pilot Auto Pilot Quick Disconnect

Cream leather seating with coordinated cream side panels, vinyl flooring.


Overall white with red striping, completed in 1983. Always hangered, paint shines.

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.