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1980 Cessna A185F


I have had the airplane since 1996 and have done most of the important upgrades and mods one might want. This airplane has been owned privately since 1992. I am very particular when it comes to my toys so I have spared little expense, time and effort making sure this airplane runs perfectly.

Here are some details on the airplane

1980 Cessna A185F

S/N: 18504092
Registration: C-GGOU

Factory float kit with V-Brace

Gross weight: 3350 lbs

Empty weight: 1865 lbs

TTSN: 5399 hours

TTSMOH: 423 hours

IO520D - 423 hours on brand new engine

GAMI injectors

Brand new Tempest URHB32SXL fine wire spark - Sept 2017

Brand new alternator installed -  Aug 2017

Heavy duty engine mount, powder coated blue to match blue stripe on exterior

McCauley 403 / with polished spinner - 0 time prop as it is just finished overhaul ( I flew it for an hour to test fly it)

Horton STOL

Airtrac 8.50 tires

10" XP Mods tail wheel with tailwheel lock

Tail pull handles

RMD Wingtips with pulse landing lights

Whelen Strobe kit

Beacon delete tail cap

PPonk Landing gear kit

Repainted in 1996 ish with stock scheme…it's 8-9/10 and great colour…white with red/blue stripes

Replaced every screw with stainless steel screw kit

Snider Speed kit - 4-5 knots of speed and bit of fuel efficiency

Fairing for exhaust and wing struts

Rubber boots on leading edge of horizontal stab

88 Gallon long range wet wings (84 usable). Tight with no leaks

External power plug

New Concorde RG24-11M battery in last 2 months

Brand new Lamar battery solenoid installed in last 3 months

Annual inspect completed Dec 1, 2017

No damage history of any kind since the beginning of time




8-9/10…it's in really good shape

All new interior to match paint scheme installed at same time as new paint was applied. All fire proof certified as it was purchased from Canadian Airlines. It was their standard interior for their jets.

New headliner installed

Atlee Dodge rear bush seats

BAS Shoulder harnesses

Precise Flow Air vents

Cee Bailey windshield installed in 2001 when I re-did panel. It's in perfect shape

Bubble Side windows with dual latch frames

Extended baggage with shelf for avionics and gear

Rosen Sunvisors


Avionics and Panel

Custom panel installed in 2001

IFR capable 

Custom Aluminum / powder coated panel - pilot and co-pilot side 

All work done by Inland Avionics in Kamloops. Best in Western Canada. 

Garmin GMA340 Audio Panel

Garmin GNS 530W

Garmin GNS 430W

Garmin GTX 327 Transponder

STEC 50 Autopilot with STEC 429 GPSS

Sigmatek 5000B artificial horizon with warning flag

Horizon P-1000 Digital Tach

King KR 87 ADF

Sandel 3308 HSI


Davtron M655 – Outside Air Temp(°F), Outside Air Temp(°C), Pressure Altitude, Density Altitude, Aircraft Voltage

Mid-Continent MD93 Clock with 2 USB ports - installed 2 months ago

JPI EDM 700 engine monitor / fuel computer. Installed by Cessna dealer Spring Aviation. The probe wiring is meticulous

Artex ME 406 transponder, new battery installed May 2017, ELT recertified at annual inspection

Spidertracks Flight tracking system

Custom yoke side mount for Autopilot disconnect, Altitude hold, Com switching and Transponder Ident 

All new pull type circuit breakers

Push to Talk on both yokes
Wired for Bose 6 pin connectors


Logs / Annual Inspections


All log books for aircraft history

Annuals done very thoroughly and no expense spared in keeping this machine as close to perfect as possible. Annual inspection completed Dec 1, 2017

ADs all checked very thoroughly in last 2 months

Every modification is STC'd and there are zero field approvals on the airplane

Price: $199K USD

Pictures can be viewed on Flickr

Contact Info:

Mark @