1968 CESSNA 185E

  • For Sale
  • 1968
  • CESSNA 185E
  • C-FGBS
  • 1851393
  • South St Paul, MN USA

375000 $375,000 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1968
  • CESSNA 185E
  • C-FGBS
  • 1851393
  • South St Paul, MN USA

General Specs (cont.)


722 SFRM

181 SPOH

1034 lb




Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

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!

Avionics / Equipment

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


1,780 Hrs TT

Engines / Mods / Prop

Engine: 722 Hrs SFRM   Continental IO-520D
Prop: 181 Hrs SPOH   2 Blade McCauley D2A34C58

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

Interior / Exterior

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

Exterior: White Base w/ Blue and Gray Striping (2015)


Fresh Annual : 08/2023