Cody F. Welch & Associates, Inc.

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Aircraft Information

New/Used: N

Price: $99000.00

Year: 1954

Make: Cessna

Model: 180 SOLD

Serial: 30771


2,837.1 TT (Tach 682.08) 566.4 SCMOH (8-2-73) by Fred McClellan; Continental O-470A Serial # 41117-3-A (This is the original engine) Last compressions 67, 60, 71, 70, 73, 70., 35.4 Hours SPOH (October 2017) McCauley 88” 2A34C203-C. Useful Load 1,059.2#, 91.411 Check last performed 42018, Date of Manufacture 3-25-54. Annual: August 7, 2019 @ 675.83 Tach Known Damage History: 7-13-56 Top and Bottom Right Elevator Skins replaced. 5-18-58 Hard Landing; Gear Bulkhead and right wing repair. The aircraft does not have float plane kit.

Avionics Equipment:

STEC-50 Autopilot with fresh Roll Servo and Turn Coordinator overhauls, King KX-165 with KI-206 Glideslope Indicator, Garmin GTR-225 Com, Garmin GTX-345 Transponder with ADS-B In and Out, Garmin GMA-345 Audio Panel with Blue Tooth (Cell Phone), Center Panel Mounted I-Pad Mini, Garmin GA-35 WAAS antenna, King KN-64 DME, Avionics Master switch. All new Circuit Breakers with avionics upgrade, all new instrument panel shock mounts. Original Instrument Panel stripped and re-painted. New 406 ELT.

Aircraft Weights:

Useful Load 1,059.2

Optional Equipment:

1 Piece Windshield, C-185 Gear and Heavy duty Cleveland Wheels and Brakes, P-Ponk PSK-1100 Landing Gear Beef up kit, Retractable Fuselage handles, 17 Gallon Javelin Aux Fuel Tank (72 total), Flush fuel drains, Crew Shoulder Harnesses and New rear seat Belts.EGT, JPI Fuel Totalizer FS-400, Davtron M-803 Clock and Digital Voltmeter, Carb Air Temp, LED Landing, Taxi & Tail Beacon Lights, Wing Entry Lights both doors, Late model Cessna wingtips, 3 Point Strobe system, Cessna Secondary Pilot Seat stop per SE SB-04-25-01, R4, Wheel Pants available and not installed, Recent Instrument overhauls include VSI, Altimeter, Suction Gauge, Oil Pressure Gauge. Brackett Air Filter, Full Flow Oil Filter, All flexible and aluminum brake lines replaced since November 2017, Carburetor overhauled. New prop control cable. Both Fuel cells replaced last 10 years. Has new style impulse couplings.

Maintenance Summary & History

1. Annuals:

2. Last Compression:

3. Component Overhaul / Replacement:

4. Scheduled Maintenance:

Same shop last 46 years. Thorough, well documented maintenance. Original and complete logs.

5. Engine Service Bulletins Complied With:

6. Airframe Service Bulletins Complied With:

7. Service Letters Complied With:

8. AD Compliance Summary:

9. Repair History

Known Damage History: 7-13-56 Top and Bottom Right Elevator Skins replaced. 5-18-58 Hard Landing; Gear Bulkhead and right wing repair. The aircraft does not have float plane kit.


Complete new quilted Leather Interior July 26, 2019 with super soundproofing. All FAR 25.853B Flammability certified. All Interior Metal and Plastic re-painted including door jambs, All entry seals replaced, Gray Quilted Seats with dark Gray Carpet and Light Gray headliner. Seats re-built with new foam. All new placards, new door stewards, Interior is a perfect ‘10’.


Dupont IMRON 8-2-73 by Fred McClellan Overall White with Red Trim in ’68 H model scheme. Condition ‘7.5’ on 10 scale. Cowling has been touched up with slight mismatch on red. Fuselage has minor orange peel. Fiberglas strut fairings have a couple stop drilled cracks. Minor hangar rash. Aircraft is waxed and has been hangered its entire life. Entire finish doesn’t show any UV damage nor chipping. Aircraft windows all have good clarity with no hazing or UV damage. No hail damage evident. No surface corrosion evident anywhere including exhaust ramp (Minor and treated). Overall Exterior rates ‘7.5 to 8’.


Always a Michigan based airplane. Began its life at KYIP (Willow Run). First owner was University of Michigan (15 years) 8 subsequent Michigan owners Currently based at 9G2 (Linden Price Airport). The aircraft has not flown much. (68 Hrs last 23 years, including 30 hours since July 2018). It is clean. All AD’s are complied with. The following maintenance items have been complied with over the past 10 years: Both fuel cells replaced, new style impulse couplings, Starter drive replaced, New parking brake and secondary seat stops installed. Vacuum pump replaced. Carb overhaul, etc. Specifications subject to Purchaser’s verification upon inspection. Subject to prior sale or removal from market.

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