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C185
Name 185 Skywagon
Manufacturer CESSNA
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC A
Engine Piston
Engine count Single


Also manufacturered as:

AVIATECH Super Cyclone
AVIONES COLOMBIA 185
CESSNA Skywagon 185
CESSNA Skywagon
CESSNA U-17B
CESSNA U-17A
CESSNA 185 Skywagon
CESSNA A185 Skywagon 185
CESSNA AgCarryall
CESSNA A185 AgCarryall
ST. JUST Super Cyclone


CESSNA 185 Skywagon

CESSNA 185 Skywagon

Image source: IANS

Description

The Cessna 185, also known as the Skywagon, is a six-seat, single engined, general aviation light aircraft manufactured by Cessna.

General

Aircraft name 185 Skywagon
ICAO code/WTC C185 / L
Manufacturer CESSNA
Type code/APC L1P / A

Technical Data

Wing span 10.92 m35.827 ft
Length 7.85 m25.755 ft
Height 2.36 m7.743 ft
Powerplant 1 × Continental IO-520-D , 300 hp (220 kW)
Engine model Continental O-520

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving C185

  • C185, Smithers BC Canada, 2000 (CFIT) (On 27 September 2000, a Cessna 185, struck a snow covered hillside, probably while in controlled flight, en-route from Smithers BC, Canada.)
  • C185, Wellington New Zealand, 1997 (HF WAKE LOC) (On Monday 3 March 1997 at 1014 hours, privately owned and operated Cessna 185 encountered wake turbulence from previous departing aircraft, the pilot lost control of the aircraft at a height from which recovery was not possible and the aircraft descended to the ground.)
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