**Specifications (1978 Cessna 185 II landplane)**

Cessna 185 on straight floats

Data from Cessna[23]

General characteristics

Crew: one

Capacity: five passengers

Length: 25 ft 9 in (7.85 m)

Wingspan: 35 ft 10 in (10.92 m)

Height: 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m)

Wing area: 174 sq ft (16.2 m2)

Empty weight: 1,748 lb (793 kg)

Gross weight: 3,350 lb (1,520 kg)

Powerplant: 1 × Continental IO-520-D , 300 hp (220 kW)

Propellers: 2-bladed constant speed, 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) diameter

Performance

Maximum speed: 155 kn (178 mph; 287 km/h)

Cruise speed: 145 kn (167 mph; 269 km/h)

Stall speed: 49 kn (56 mph; 91 km/h)

**Range: 720 nmi (829 mi; 1,333 km)**

Service ceiling: 17,150 ft (5,230 m)

Rate of climb: 1,010 ft/min (5.1 m/s)