Used Aircraft Guide

March 2007 Issue

Cessna 185 Skywagon

Nothing quite matches the Skywagon’s ability to lift its own weight, cruise in the mid-130s and haul in and out of remote back country runways.

The term "working airplane" has an unmistakable connotation. They’re the pack horses of the GA fleet, hauling freight, towing gliders and banners, spraying crops and often operating from remote airstrips or lakes.Most manufacturers have a working airplane or two in their model lineups, but Cessna has been especially successful in the piston single realm with the 180, 185, 188 and 205/206/207, each of which has carved its own market niche

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