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C185
Name 185 Skywagon
Manufacturer CESSNA
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC A
Type code L1P
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

Description

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

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


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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