500th Set of Wipline 2100A Floats Delivered
Wipaire delivered the 500th set of 2100A floats in March of 2021. They were installed on the Aviat A-1C-180 Husky by Wipaire Inc. This aircraft will be on display at the Wipaire Booth (MD-032B) on Friday, April 16th during the Sun n’ Fun airshow in Lakeland, Florida.
“The Wipline 2100A is the best-selling float in its class. This milestone delivery reflects the durability and reliability of the design and construction. Since the first set was certified in 1997, this model of amphibious float has remained number one choice for owners of smaller aircraft,” said Chuck Wiplinger, President and CEO of Wipaire, Inc, “We want to thank our employees for reaching this historic delivery and all the customers who trust us with their aircraft.”
Facts about Wipline 2100As
- Available as amphibious or seaplane
- High bow buoyance and higher deadrise angle on forward bottoms for improved handling in wind and choppy water • Flat, non-skid coated top decks, making it safe and easy to walk
- Two large float hatches, 20 3/8” x 10 ½”, each with 50lbs carrying capacity
- Aluminum skins and parts are laser cut with pre-punched rivet holes, making repairs easy
For over 60 years, Wipaire has been engineering and manufacturing a full line of aircraft floats for all sizes of aircraft from the Aviat Husky to the Viking Twin Otter, including most single-engine Cessna aircraft. Additionally, Wipaire has engineered over 100 Supplemental Type Certificated modifications. As a leading aircraft service provider, Wipaire offers maintenance, avionics installation and repair, custom interior design and installation, and exterior paint refinishing. All these services, along with the aircraft sales team are located in South Saint Paul, Minnesota. Wipaire is recognized for its quality products and engineering expertise worldwide.