Cessna 180 & 185 Skywagon

Utility / Touring Aircraft

Cessna 185C Skywaggon © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Cessna 180 Skywagon respectively Cessna 185 Skywagon is a single-engine four or six-seat light utility and touring aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company.
Total Production: 180=6210, 185=4339. Based on Cessna 170B but is eqquiped with a more powerfull engine. Was also available with floats.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelContinental IO-520-D
Engine Power224 kW300 hp
max. Cruise Speed265 km/h143 kts
  165 mph
max. Speed (vne)332 km/h179 kts
  206 mph
Service Ceiling5.227 m17.150 ft
Rate of climb308 m/min1010 ft/min
Range1.061 km573 NM
659 mi.
Empty Weight769 kg1.695 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.520 kg3.351 lbs
Wing Span10,92 m35 ft 10 in
Wing Area16,2 m174 ft
Length7,81 m25 ft 7 in
Height2,36 m7 ft 9 in
First Flight1952 (180) / 1960 (185)
Production Statusout of production
Total Production10549
Developed fromCessna 170B
ICAO CodeC180 C185
Data for (Version)Cessna A185E Skywaggon

[Photo-ID: 2983] Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-11
Cessna 180C, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Inc. (HARS), VH-WGD, c/n 50739, Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Cessna
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Inc. (HARS)
Reg.: VH-WGD
c/n: 50739
Royal Australian Army c/s. A/C was in custody of HARS, was just back from an abortive check flight
[Wollongong/Illawarra Regional Airport (YWOL / WOL)]
[Photo-ID: 2637] Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Cessna 180K, , D-EMPH, c/n 180-52979, Karsten Palt, 2009Cessna
Reg.: D-EMPH
c/n: 180-52979
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2222] Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Cessna 185 Skywagon, Wings over Holland, PH-DUK, c/n 185-0046, Karsten Palt, 2009Cessna
185 Skywagon
Wings over Holland
Reg.: PH-DUK
c/n: 185-0046
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 13377] Karsten Palt 2016-09-10
Cessna 185E, , N185ZA, c/n 185-0983, Karsten Palt, 2016Cessna
Reg.: N185ZA
c/n: 185-0983
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7650] Karsten Palt 2013-08-16
Cessna U-17A (185E), Turkish Army, 11357, c/n 185-0846, Karsten Palt, 2013Cessna
U-17A (185E)
Turkish Army
Reg.: 11357
c/n: 185-0846
Turkish Air Force Museum [Yesilkoy, Istanbul]