Wipline floats certified for XCub

CubCrafters has received FAA certification for the installation of Wipline 2100 floats on the company’s XCub. Both amphibious and seaplane versions of the floats, built by Wipaire, have been approved and are now part of the XCub’s Type Certificate. CubCrafters already has considerable experience with the Wipline 2100 floats, but the XCub floatplane is big […]

Wipaire upgrades Caravan floats

Wipaire has rolled out oil bath wheels on new production Wipline 8750 amphibious floats, eliminating the need for repeated greasing. The design allows the main gear wheel bearings to be continuously lubricated using common SAE 15W50 motor oil (or equivalent), increasing the life of the bearings, company officials explained. Oil bath wheels are standard on […]