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1978 Cessna 185F

N185HA
OFF MARKET
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This ’78 Skywagon sports a very low airframe time, factory reman engine, factory float kit, factory corrosion proofing, and an excellent owner/maintenance history. Nicely equipped with a Custom metal Instrument Panel featuring a Garmin GNS-430W GPS-Com, PMA-8000B Bluetooth Audio Panel, DME, & JPI Digital Fuel Flow. Vortex Generators, XP Mods 10” Tail Wheel, Rosen Visors, Refueling Steps & Handles, Aux Ground Power Receptacle, and comes with about $3,000 in new spare parts (see parts list in Service Logs section below). Very attractive paint & interior. For someone wanting a nice, never abused Skywagon, this bird sure deserves a close look! Copies of the U.S. portion of the logbooks, as well as an aircraft inspection status sheet and spare parts list, are posted down below in the ‘Service Logs’ section for your review. (Copies of the German logs, 1979 to 2000, available upon request.)

Airframe

2,290 hours Total Time Since New!

Engine

931 hours on Factory Reman Engine
Make: Continental / Model: IO-520-D30 / Serial # 282574-R
Most recent compressions taken at October 2017 annual: #1 / 63, #2 / 60, #3 / 62, #4 / 67, #5 / 64, & #6 / 63 (over 80).

Prop Specs

Prop: 723 hours since Prop Overhaul
Make: McCauley / Model: D3A34C403 / Serial # 902125

Modifications/Conversions

Factory Float Kit
Factory Corrosion Proofing
Custom Metal Instrument Panel w/ Nulite Instrument Wedge Lights
JPI ‘Fuel Scan 450’ (Digital Fuel Flow Computer)
Micro Vortex Generators
XP Modifications STC’d 10” Tail Wheel

Avionics/Radios

P.S. Engineering PMA-8000B ‘Bluetooth’ Audio Panel w/ 3-Light Markers and Voice-Activated Stereo Intercom System
Garmin GNS-430W IFR-WAAS-Certified GPS-Com w/ VOR, LOC & Glideslope, Terrain Avoidance & Color Moving Map Display (GI-106A)
King KX-175B TSO Nav-Com #2 with VOR & Localizer
King KN-62A TSO Digital DME
King KT-76A Transponder w/ Encoder
King KR-85 ADF

Additional Equipment

Factory Float Kit
Factory Corrosion Proofing
Custom Metal Instrument Panel w/ Nulite Instrument Wedge Lights
JPI ‘Fuel Scan 450’ (Digital Fuel Flow Computer)
Micro Vortex Generators
XP Modifications STC’d 10” Tail Wheel
Mountain View Left & Right Hand Pneumatic Door Stewards
Right Hand Hinged Window
Garmin GFC-328 Avionics Cooling Fan
Rosen STC’d Articulating Tinted Sunvisors
Engine Oil Filter
Manual Engine Primer
Refueling Steps & Handles
Horizontal Stabilizer Abrasion Boots
‘Low Voltage’ Warning Light
New Gill G242 Main Battery in October 2017
Strobe Lights
Highback Front Seats w/ Inertia Reel Shoulder Harnesses
Full Size Comfortable Rear Bench Seat
Aft Baggage Compartment
Overhead Instrument Flood Lighting
Aux Ground Power Receptacle
Secondary ‘Safe-T-Stop’ for Pilot Seat
Avionics Master Switch
Overhead Passenger Fresh Air Vents
Outside Air Temperature Gauge
Cabin Dome Light
Dual Push-to-Talk switches
Astro-tech LC-2 Quartz Chronometer
EGT Gauge
Main Wheel Hubcaps
This aircraft left the United States when new and was exported to Germany. It was on the German Aircraft Registry with German maintenance logs from 3/29/1979 to 10/12/2001.
Very clean airframe with no corrosion issues. Always hangered.
This is a low-time, clean, well above average late model Skywagon that has been well cared for by a discerning owner.

Exterior

Matterhorn White with Regal Blue trim and Light Gray accent.
Excellent condition.
Rated – 8+ to 9.

Year Interior

2009

Interior

All new interior upholstery and plastics in 2009. Interior professionally replaced by Professional Aircraft Services of Loveland, CO.
Dark Blue vinyl seat upholstery with Light Blue patterned fabric inserts.
Light Gray sidepanels with fabric inserts and Dark Blue lower kick panels.
Light Gray interior window trim and headliner. Black seatbelts.
Very good condition. Very clean.
Rated – 8+ to 9.

Inspection Status

All Logs Complete Since New.
Damage History: Outer left wing repaired & lower fuselage skin replaced due to ground loop in 2007. Repairs performed by Beegles Aircraft, Inc. of Greeley, CO. Professionally repaired and documented.
Annual Inspection next due: November 1, 2018


Logbooks Available?
Yes
Logbook Files:

N185HA Inspection and Maintenance Log.pdf (application/pdf)

N185HA Spare Parts.pdf (application/pdf)

N185HA Prop Log.pdf (application/pdf)

N185HA Factory Reman Log.pdf (application/pdf)

N185HA Log 1.pdf (application/pdf)

Fuel Efficiency (mpg US): 10.63
Per Seat Efficiency: 63.78
Years Aircraft Manufactured: 1961-1985
Seating Options: 1+5
Wing Loading lb/sq ft: 19.3
Power Loading lb/hp: 11.2
External Length (FT): 27
External Height (FT): 12.2
External Span (FT): 35.8
Engine: Continental IO-520-D
Power Output / Flat Rating: 300
Max Ramp Weight (LBS): 3320
Max Takeoff Weight (LBS): 3320
Max Landing Weight (LBS): 3320
Zero Fuel Weight (LBS): 1910
Useful Load (LBS): 1410
Max Fuel (LBS): 468
Max Fuel (Gallons): 78
Avail Payload Max Fuel (LBS): 942
TO Distance (SL @ ISA) FT: 770
Landing Distance (FT): 480
Certificated Ceiling: 16400
HSC ALT: 7500
Aircraft Broker: DHAircraftSales
Listing Package: Enhanced
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Class: Single-Engine Land
Propulsion Type: Piston
Make: Cessna
Model: 185F
Total Time: 2290
Range (NM): 800
Seats (Including Crew): 6
Year: 1978
High Speed Cruise (KTAS): 146
HSC Fuel Burn (In GPH): 15.8
Tail Number: N185HA
Serial Number: 18503536
Aircraft Location: Colorado
Engine 1 SMOH: 931
Painted Year: 2009
Exterior Rating: 9
Interior Rating: 9
Condition: Excellent
Flight Rule Approval: IFR
Sale Type: Standard Sale

Fuel Efficiency Rating


  • 10.63MPG
  • 63.78MPG Per Seat

Actual rating will vary based on flight conditions, aircraft features and pilot operation. Values are for informational purposes only and as such are not intended for navigation or flight planning. Please consult the POH for actual values.

All Specifications and Claims subject to Buyer’s verification.
Availability subject to prior sale and/or withdrawal from market without notice.

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54.162.159.33
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