Wipaire has received an FAA STC to increase the Cessna Grand Caravan’s gross weight 125 pounds to 9,187 pounds on Wipline 8750 floats. The STC is available for aircraft powered by the PT6A-140 engine.
Wipaire's 100th set of Wipline 8750 floats will be used on a Cessna Caravan to be operated by Mission Aviation Fellowship in Papua, Indonesia.
Commercial floatplane operators will see a modern step in training options with Redbird customized simulator.
Frequent contributor Glenn Brasch, the force behind AirportCourtesyCars.com, sent us this photo of a Beaver on floats at Lake Coeur d’Alene in northern Idaho, a seaplane haven. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in for Picture of the […]
New from Recreational Mobility, “The Searey Specialist,” is the FlareAssist Radar Altimeter for glassy water landings. FlareAssist annunciates the aircraft’s altitude above the surface, starting from 30′, down to 1′. Accuracy is +/- 3″. Audio can be plugged into the intercom via a MP3 plug, or hardwired into the intercom’s non-muting input. Power requirement is 12 […]
Situated in northern Italy near the Swiss border, Lake Como has been attracting tourists ever since Julius Caesar. Although most visitors end up seeing portions of its 106 mile shoreline from one of the many excursion boats plying the beautiful blue-green waters, Lake Como offers unparalleled vistas best appreciated from the air … and especially […]