Cessna Model 188


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Cessna Model 188

Following an extensive survey into the requirements of agricultural aircraft operators, the company flew the prototype of the Cessna Model 188 AGwagon (later renamed AG Wagon) on 19 February 1965. A braced low-wing monoplane of all-metal construction, the new design had non-retractable tailwheel landing gear, with accommodation for the pilot in an enclosed cabin protected by a steel overturn structure. Power was provided by either a 172kW Continental IO-470-R or a 224kW Continental IO-520-D engine for the AGwagon 230 or AGwagon 300 respectively. Standard agricultural equipment included a 757-litre or 816kg capacity glassfibre hopper between the engine firewall and the cabin, and optional dusting or spraying equipment was available.

An increasing market for the AGwagon resulted in the introduction of a new model of this aircraft in late 1971; plus two additional versions designated as the AGpickup and AGtruck. The AGpickup was the basic model, a new name applied to the Continental O-470-R version of the original AGwagon; the Continental IO-520-D AGwagon was renamed AGwagon C and introduced a number of detail refinements; and the AGtruck was generally similar to the AGwagon C, except for the provision of a 1060-litre hopper plus a complete spray system and a wide range of equipment as standard. Of these three types the AGpickup was discontinued in 1976, and production of the AGwagon ended during 1981, after 1,589 had been built.

In 1979 Cessna introduced the AG Husky, a turbocharged version of the AGtruck (later AG Truck) powered by a 231kW TSIO-520-T engine giving all round improved performance. When production of both types ceased late in 1985, 386 AG Huskys had been delivered, alongside 1,949 AG Trucks.

 MODELCessna AG Truck
 ENGINE1 x Continental IO-520-D flat-six piston engine, 224kW
  Take-off weight1905 kg4200 lb
  Empty weight1012 kg2231 lb
  Wingspan12.7 m42 ft 8 in
  Length7.9 m26 ft 11 in
  Height2.49 m8 ft 2 in
  Wing area19.05 m2205.05 sq ft
  Max. speed196 km/h122 mph
  Cruise speed187 km/h116 mph
  Ceiling2375 m7800 ft
  Range466 km290 miles

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Jim Thunda, e-mail, 12.06.2017 10:30

I'm also looking for a 188 for a Bush plane for out back Australia.
Mostly to stow camp gear in the hopper with extra fuel.
Around 500 kg.
Still within max landing weight.
Anyone who knows of ones in Australia or the states flying or not with or without engine light would like to hear from you.
Regards.Jim Thunda.


Darren G Gonzalez, e-mail, 18.11.2016 02:32

I need four each Cessna 188 in working condition


Carlos paez, e-mail, 09.10.2015 02:51

Donde se puede ver el motor?


Louis HAMOUDA, e-mail, 25.02.2015 18:30

I am specifically looking for part numbers:
Any help would be greatly appreciated.


EDISON CHAVEZ, e-mail, 13.01.2015 19:43



Francisco Alves, e-mail, 10.08.2014 05:35

Já conheço esta excelente aeronaves e gostaria muito de baixá-la no fsx para treinamento. Parabéns pelo ótimo trabalho e continuem disponibilizando essas maravilhas. obrigado


Ralph, e-mail, 31.01.2014 20:41

anyone looking for 1975 188 parts wings pumps cowl tail ect, call 503-957-2125 for parts only also fuselage avail / landing gear


Dwain McDougal, e-mail, 08.09.2013 19:26

Looking for a good Cessna 188 for sale. Contact me (Dwain) by phone or e-mail.


Dwain McDougal, e-mail, 07.09.2013 21:26

Looking for good Cessna 188 that is not trashed and been taken care of. 60-70K Dollars range. E-mail me (Please at
dwain.mcdougal@mchsi.com) should you have one or know of anyone that has one for sale. Please-Live in North Alabama.


rommel, e-mail, 02.07.2013 16:28

tengo varios cessnas188 buen estado y fuselaje de los mismos a muy buen precio llame al 503 73428100


siamak, e-mail, 10.12.2012 17:28

thank you for wab


Burunduk, 06.12.2012 19:54

Please, change the length to 25'11'' - you have just misprinted.


francisco, e-mail, 06.11.2012 21:42

Tengo un Cessna 188 ala venta en Nicaragua volando con pocas horas mi numero cel 011 419 610 1006 yo me encuentro en OHIO estados unidos .


chuck schuneman, e-mail, 03.05.2012 23:12

I am sracth building a 188b air tractor and would like some views of the undercarriage and bate box..(dumper0


oscar santillan, e-mail, 15.01.2012 21:16

k tal necesito un venture para cessna 188 es para aplicar polvo o fertilizante granulado si alguien tiene uno que me lo venda se lo agradeceria


ken haskell, e-mail, 11.01.2012 09:15

I have 1 unbuilt 1 /8th scale rc 188 agwagon for sale if interested Please make offer.thanks for your time.


Carlos Ilabaca, e-mail, 03.01.2012 22:41

nesesito saber el valor y donde se encuentra para verlo


Luis Velasquez, e-mail, 22.12.2011 02:38

Hi.I need yours help.
We have two aircraft cessna A188B, we are needing make one restoration this aircraft. but we to need one guide for inspection and repair.


amir, e-mail, 30.11.2011 23:24

Dear Sir,
I am Amir Satti from Bashmia Aviation company (agricultural spraying) based in Sudan, look for competent pilots to fly in our aircraft in Sudan, the model of air craft (Cessna 188).
Hope to answer me ASAP


omer, e-mail, 27.09.2011 15:18

Dear Sir,Madam
I am Omar Ezzeddine from Rass company (agricultural spraying) based in Sudan, look for competent pilots to fly in our aircraft in Sudan, the model of air craft (Cessna 188).
Hope to answer me ASAP


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