1974 Cessna 185 Skywagon F

Single Engine Propeller


Sold on: 11/01/2020
Priced as: $139,900
1974 Cessna 185 Skywagon F
Aircraft TypeSingle Engine Propeller
Model185 Skywagon F
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyUS $
Price $139,900
LocationCalifornia, United States
Registration NoN185HW
Serial Number18502504
Year Built1974
Total Time Airframe1868

NEW ARRIVAL! Low Time - Complete Logs - Ready to Work or Play!

AirplanesUSA Aircraft Sales proudly presents this exceptionally low time Cessna A185F to market. With less than 1900 total hours, continuous and original logs and a clean panel and interior, the airplane is ready to be put to work as-is, or a worthy candidate for paint and modern upgrades.

After a lengthy period of disuse, the plane has been "Brought back to life" with an extensive annual in 2018 by San Carlos Flight Center, an extremely well-respected facility, and is back to flying.

Dual instruction, Export and worldwide delivery are available. All trades considered.

Engine Specifications
  • Teledyne Continental IO520-D-24 (Rated 285hp)
  • Serial Number 552901
  • 1868 Hours since New
  • Engine Borescope accomplished at August, 2018 annual with no discrepancies noted
  • New Magnetos August, 2018
  • New Ignition Harness August, 2018
  • Intake Tubes and Rocker Cover Gaskets Replaced August, 2018
  • August, 2018 Compressions all in 70's with lowest at 72psi
  • Engine driven fuel pump replaced in 2003
  • All engine fluid hoses replaced in 2003
  • Number 2 Cylinder overhauled in 2000

The engine has technically never been overhauled but has had two full teardowns accomplished, the most recent in June, 1989 by Ly-Con in Visalia, CA with extensive replacement of internal parts to include new camshaft, rollers and lifters. Both teardowns documented in log as "Repairs" and not as overhauls. The 1989 Tear-down inspection coincides with the Tach time of the airframe repairs described.


  • Hartzell PHC-C3YF-1RF/F8468A-6R 3 Blade Constant Sped Propeller
  • Serial Number EE3350A
  • STC SA1443NM
  • Blade Serial Numbers J37151, J37150, J37156
  • Overhauled in June, 2018 by Sullivan Propeller Specialists, Hayward, CA
  • New McCauley Propeller Systems Prop Governor installed August, 2018

Dual King KX170's One with Glideslope
King KR86 ADF
Cessna 200A Navomatic Autopilot (Roll Axis Only)
Alcor EGT Gauge
Vertical Card Compass
Post Lights
Two Place Intercom
King KT76 TSO Transponder
Radio Master Switch
Dual Yoke Mounted Push to Talk

Additional Features
  • Javelin Aircraft Tow Bar Hook and Control Assembly installed in 1980 STC SA271CE
  • Cockpit Control Lever and Linkages are still installed, but Hook is no longer installed
  • Bracket Air Filter STC SA71G1
  • Rock Abrasion Boots installed on Horizontal Stabilizer
  • Scott "Beef Up" 3425 Series Tail Wheel Assembly with 8" Wheel
  • P-Ponk PSK1101 Main Gear Attachment Kit installed in 1992 at Tach 1274
  • Cabin Skylights
  • Airwolf Remote Oil Filter Assembly STC SA00079NY
  • Reduced Diameter Fuel Caps Cessna Kit SK182-85B
  • Both Left and Right Fuel Bladders and Drains Replaced with new in 2016
  • New Main and Tailwheel Tubes and Tires in August, 2018
  • New Concord RG-35 Battery in August, 2018
  • Alternator Overhauled February, 2019
  • Wingtip Strobes
  • Tow Hook Capable
  • Landing Lights with Pulse-light Function
  • Pitot Heat
  • Front Seat Shoulder Harnesses
  • Both Front Seats are Articulating
  • Both windows open
  • Bubble Side Windows

*PLEASE NOTE: Aircraft specifications are subject to verification by the purchaser. It is up to you as the purchaser to conduct your due diligence. Unless given to you in writing by the seller, no warranties are implied or given. Aircraft or parts may be withdrawn from sale at any time. If the price does not contain the notation that it is the total price, the price may or may not include costs such as Stamp Duty, Transfer fees, GST and other State or Federal charges. Please confirm price, fees, charges and features with the seller of the Aircraft or Part.

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Seller Information

Contact Name:Steve Feldman
Seller Type:Dealer
Dealership:Airplanes USA
Location:California, United States
Cell:(650) 400-8275
Home/Office:(847) 331-3133
Listing ID:6012

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