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Modifications for the de Havilland Beaver

Wipaire is most often known as being the leading designer and manufacturer of Wipline floats. In reality, Wipaire has been engineering and building the highest performing and most popular aircraft modifications since 1960. While your Beaver is visiting Wipaire why not have a few performance upgrades too!

Gross Weight Increase to 5,600 lbs

Are you tired of watching your weight?
Want to stay legal and in good graces of your insurance company?

This modification will increase your useful load by 230 to 510 pounds and eliminate the need to use tip fuel. The kit works for landplanes, seaplanes or amphibians equipped with Wipline or Edo 4930 floats. Because our kit was developed from actual structural tests, it is more efficiently designed and requires less parts and installation time to install than the competition. Better yet, it comes with the exclusive Wipaire flow generator kit to enhance the safety of your Beaver during flight near the stall speed and maintain full aileron control.  Call us or fly-in today to learn more about this exciting product which is sure to enhance your investment and your total flying experience.

Modifications Pricing

Modification Price
Electric Flaps System (KT06A13-001) $4,730
Center Bench Seats, Three-Place, W/O Upholstery - Forward (KT06A15-005) $6,560
Shoulder Harness Restraint, Pilot & Co-Pilot, Black (KT06A15-002) $2,100
Articulating Seat Adapter, Per Seat, Black Lap Belts (Colors Extra) (KT06A15-004) $1,260

Gross Weight Increase to 5600 Pounds

A. Landplane and Wipline 6000 & 6100 (KT06A12-019) $14,600
B. Landplane and EDO 4930 (KT06A12-030) $14,600
C. Landplane (KT06A12-026) $13,750
Hartzell 3-Blade Prop & Spinner MK I*(HC-B3R30-4B/R10152-5.5)/(836-32PR) $24,700
* May require prop governor overhaul - call for details.
Electric Fuel Pump / Primer System (KT06A14-004) $3,800
Jasco Alternator System (KT06A14-002) $3,940
Firewall Battery Kit, W/O Battery - MK I ONLY (KT06A14-003) $2,990
Extended Rear Cabin - MK I (KT06A16-006) $11,340
Flow Energizer (4) KT06A12-031 MKI/III $3,990


Prices in US Dollars, FOB St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, and are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include taxes, duties or tariffs. They also may vary if custom work is required or requested.

Effective: February 1, 2017