On Feb. 28, Wipaire held a grand opening for its facility in Leesburg, Florida. Contributor Tom Snow was there and sent in these photos of the event. [Read more…]
Wipaire will hold a grand opening celebration Feb. 28 at the company’s service center in Leesburg, Florida. The event will feature a variety of activities for pilots. Based at the Leesburg International Airport (KLEE) since February 2013, Wipaire’s service center has expanded into a new, larger hangar.
OSHKOSH — Wipaire reports it has completed installation of Wipline 3450 amphibious floats on a Mahindra Airvan 8 and has begun conducting preliminary flights to test the feasibility of the aircraft on floats. Pending successful outcome of the feasibility tests, a certification program will launch later this year.
OSHKOSH – Wipaire has won approval for performance- and utility-enhancing modifications for the Cessna 182 Skylane. These modifications include the Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion and a gross weight increase to 3,500 pounds when on Wipline 3000 floats.