Husky 180 Horse Power

The rugged, reliable Husky 180 hp A-1C was designed for people who’d rather fly a real airplane. It’s ideal for landings on grass, glaciers, river beds, rivers, meadows, roads, frozen lakes, unfrozen lakes, sand beaches, sand bars, aircraft carriers and pick-up trucks. It’s the perfect solution for serious fly fishing, for hauling medical supplies, pipeline patrol, cattle counting, fish spotting, gendarme work, backpacking, mountain leaping, safaris, photography and exciting weekend adventures of all types.


Engine Lycoming 0-360-A1P, 180 HP
Propeller Hartzell® 76: Constant Speed
Airfoil Modified Clark Y/USA 35B
Wing Span 35’6″
Length 22’7″
Wing Area 183 square feet
Gross Weight 2250 pounds
Gross Weight Floats 2250 pounds
Empty Weight 1275 pounds
Useful Load 925 pounds
Useful Load Floats 575 + or – 50 pounds
Cargo Capacity 10 cubic feet /50 pounds
Aft Stowage 9.3 cubic feet /30 pounds
Wing Loading 12.3 pounds /square foot
Fuel Capacity 52 U.S. gallons (50 gallons usable)


Top Speed 145 mph
Cruising Speed @ 75% Power 140 mph
Cruising Speed @ 55% Power 130 mph
Stall Speed with Flaps (Power Off) 53 mph
Stall Speed with Flaps (Power On) 43 mph
Landing Speed 58 mph
Flaps Extend Speed 80 mph
Takeoff Distance (Full Flaps – Land) 200 feet
Rate of Climb 1,500 feet / minute
Takeoff Distance (Floats) approx. 6 seconds
Landing Distance (Full Flaps – Land) 350 feet
Service Ceiling 20,000 feet – MSL
Fuel Consumption @ 55% Power 7.7 gallons / hour
Range @ 55% Power 800 miles
standard husky seats

You can’t beat it for STOL performance, for fun flying, ease of handling, speed, comfort and range. The Husky is best in its class. Think of it as a passport to the backcountry. The Husky A-1C-180 meets rigid FAR Part 23 government specs. It is certified to fly with a gross weight in excess of a REAL ton (2200 pounds on floats, 2250 on wheels). Nothing can touch it for getting into and out of remote areas.

Taildragger pilots can transition in an hour or two and if you’ve never flown a REAL airplane, you’ll find it docile, forgiving and about as easy as taildragger flying can get.

The Husky A-1C-180 has an incredible speed range of 50 to 140 mph, a range of 800 miles and a rate of climb of 1500 fpm (at 2000 pounds). It makes an excellent IFR platform, is designed for comfort on long cross-country flights and it will hold its value with a minimum of maintenance. Husky’s are also known for holding their value when it’s time to upgrade. You can’t make a better investment in recreational and utility flying.

Standard Equipment

Your Husky A-1C-180 Aircraft is delivered with the following standard equipment: 8:50 Tires, Oregon Aero Fabric Seats, True Blue USB, LED Nav/Strobe/Landing & Taxi Lights, Cooling Lip (180 Only), Trail Blazer Prop with Painted Composite Spinner, LH/RH Aft Stowage Access, Side Baggage Compartment, Rear Seat Heat & Defrost, Adjustable Front Seat, Removable Rear Seat & Stick, Elevator Trim Tab System, Throttle Quadrant, Front/Rear Schroth Restraints with Inertia Reel.

Additional Options

• 26” Goodyear
• 29” Alaskan Bushwheels
• 31” Alaskan Bushwheels
• Extended Gear with Covers
• Wipline Amphibious 2100 Floats
• PK Amphibious Floats
• Husky Cover Set w/N# Imprint on Canopy Cover
• Reiff Engine Pre-Heater
• “RAZOR” Paint Scheme
• Shimmer Paint
• Electronic Ignition
• Challenger Filter Package (Oil and Air)
• MT 3 Blade “Reversing” Prop
• Polished Chrome Spinner
• Leather Interior (Includes Leather Map Pocket) 2-Tone
• Leather Interior (Includes Leather Map Pocket) Custom Stitch Color

• Additional Map Case (Cloth)
• Remote Oil Cooler Airflow Control (180 HP Only)
• Alpha Systems Angle of Attack/HUD
• STEC 3100 3-Axis Autopilot with Electric Trim (TXi ONLY)
• Garmin GNC 255 Second Comm for TXi Panels
• Garmin GTR 225A Second Comm for TXi Panels
• Garmin GTS 800 Traffic (TXi Only)
• Cargo Pod, White
• Cargo Pod, Custom Paint
• Heel Pans
• Wing Power Port
• Vortex Generators
• Tow Hook (Glider, Banner)
• 12 Month, 3rd Year Aviat Warranty

Day/Night VFR
Garmin 796 GPS, Garmin GTR 225 Com Radio, Garmin GTX 345 ADSB in/out Transponder, MVP-50 Full Digital Engine Analyzer, Bose Headset Jacks/Twin Plugs, Intercom System
VFR Touch
Garmin G500TXi Touch Screen PFD/MFD and Engine Information System, Garmin 750 Nav/Com GPS, GMA35C Bluetooth Enabled Audio Panel, GTX 345R ADSB Remote Transponder, Bose Headset Jacks/Twin Plugs
IFR Touch
Garmin G500TXi Touch Screen PFD/MFD and Engine Information System, Garmin 750 Nav/Com GPS, GMA35C Bluetooth Enabled Audio Panel, GTX 345R ADSB Remote Transponder, Bose Headset Jacks/Twin Plugs, Garmin G5 Attitude Indicator

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