Cessna 172 on Wipline 2350 Floats

Cessna 172/175 Skyhawk

Whether you use your Skyhawk or Skylark for work or play Wipaire can help you get the best performance, and the most enjoyment, during your flight time.

If you’ve been dreaming of flying your Skyhawk or Skylark right to the lake then take a look at Wipline 2100 and 2350 Floats. Amphibious or Straight models are available for the 172 and 175. Wipline Floats are known for both performance and durability and with over 55 years in the business you can buy with confidence knowing that we’ll still be here to support our products for years to come.

Maybe your Skyhawk or Skylark has seen better days. With a full service Refinishing and Interiors department we can get her looking good as new. While she’s here our Maintenance team will get her running at the top of her game and with an Avionics upgrade you’ll be enjoying your air time even more!

Wipline Floats are known for both performance and durability and with almost 60 years in the business you can buy with confidence knowing that we’ll still be here to support our products for years to come.

Wipline 2100 and 2350 Floats for the 172/175

Whether your dream is to tour the majestic mountains of the Idaho back-country or dance above the tree tops on the vast northern Canadian Shield, Wipaire can outfit your Cessna 172 or 175 with the versatility you need. A set of Wipline 2100 or 2350 floats provide simplicity, solid handling characteristics and performance to your aircraft, giving you the freedom to explore.

Features and Benefits

  • Amphibious or seaplane floats available
  • High bow buoyancy and a higher deadrise angle on our forward bottoms for improved handling in wind and choppy water
  • Best nose and main gear on the market, proven in the field and imitated by competitors
  • Non-skid coated, flat top decks for safety
  • Enhanced safety with Wipaire’s exclusive Laser Gear Advisory system and gear position indicator on the float deck of amphibious floats
  • Two large float hatches for gear, measuring 20 3/8″ by 10 1/2″ with 50 pounds carrying capacity each
  • Aluminum skins and parts are laser cut and rivet holes are pre-punched so that replacement parts fit perfectly

 

2100 Floats Specifications

Float Dimensions
Length – Seaplane 17'7" (5.36 m)
Length – Amphibian 17'11" (5.46 m)
Height – Hull 1'11" (0.58 m)
Width – Hull 2'5" (0.74 m)
Float Locker Capacity (each) 50 lbs (22.7 kg)
Displacement in Fresh Water
Amphibious Floats 2,185 lbs (991 kg)
Seaplane Floats 2,323 lbs (1,054 kg)
 
Maximum Flotation
Amphibious Floats 2,428 lbs (1,101 kg)1
Seaplane Floats 2,581 lbs (1,171 kg)1
1) Per FAR 23.751with 80% reserve buoyancy (2 floats)

 


Weight
Amphibian System Total Weight 433 lbs (197 kg)
Amphibian Exchange Weight 296 lbs (134 kg)2
Seaplane System Total Weight 289 lbs (131 kg)
Seaplane Exchange Weight 152 lbs (69 kg)2
2) Exchange weight is equal to the float installation weight minus aircraft landing gear weight.
Skyhawk Model Gross Weight Engine Propeller
172, 172A, B, C, D, E, F,
G, H, I, J, K, L
2,220 lbs (1,007 kg) Stock Stock
172A, B, C  2,350 lbs (1,066 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
172I, K, L, M, N 2,300 lbs (1,043 kg) 172 I, K, L To have Penn Yan Aero STC SA332GL McCauley 1A200/DFA8243 FP
172P 2,400 lbs (1,089 kg) 172 I, K, L To have Penn Yan Aero STC SA332GL McCauley 1A200/DFA8243 FP
F172D, E, F, G, H 2,200 lbs (998 kg) Stock Stock
F172K, L 2,220 lbs (1,007 kg) Stock Stock
F172M, N 2,300 lbs (1,043 kg) Stock Stock
F172P 2,400 lbs (1,089 kg) Stock Stock
175 2,350 lbs (1,066 kg) Stock Stock
175 2,350 lbs (1,066 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
*** Propeller: McCauley 1A200/DFA 8243 FP, McCauley 1A200/WFA 8243 FP, Hartzell HC-C2YR-1BF/F8477-4 Constant Speed, Hartzell HC-C2YK-1BF/F8477-4 Constant Speed

2350 Floats Specifications

Float Dimensions
Length – Seaplane 19'7" (5.97 m)
Length – Amphibian 19'11" (6.07 m)
Height – Hull 1'11" (0.58 m)
Width – Hull 2'5" (0.74 m)
Float Locker Capacity (each) 50 lbs (22.7 kg)
Displacement in Fresh Water
Amphibious Floats 2,432 lbs (1,103 kg)
Seaplane Floats 2,570 lbs (1,166 kg)
 
Maximum Flotation
Amphibious Floats 2,702 lbs (1,226 kg)1
Seaplane Floats 2,855 lbs (1,295 kg)1
1) Per FAR 23.751with 80% reserve buoyancy (2 floats)

 


Weight
Amphibian System Total Weight 468 lbs (212 kg)
Amphibian Exchange Weight 331 lbs (150 kg)
Seaplane System Total Weight 305 lbs (138 kg)
Seaplane Exchange Weight 168 lbs (76 kg)
Skyhawk Model Gross Weight Engine Propeller
172A, B, C 2,450 lbs (1,111 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
172D, E, F, G, H, I, L 2,500 lbs (1,134 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
172I, K, L 2,500 lbs (1,134 kg) To have Penn Yan Aero STC SA332GL McCauley 1A200/DFA8243 FP
172M, N, P 2,550 lbs (1,157 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
172M, N, P 2,550 lbs (1,157 kg) To have Penn Yan Aero STC SA332GL McCauley 1A200/DFA8243 FP
172Q 2,550 lbs (1,157 kg) Stock McCauley 1A200/DFA8243 FP
172R, S 2,550 lbs (1,157 kg) Stock McCauley 1A200/WFA8243 FP
F172D, E, F, G, H, K, L 2,500 lbs (1,134 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
F172M, N, P 2,550 lbs (1,157 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
FR172E, F, G, H, J, K 2,550 lbs (1,157 kg) Stock McCauley 2A34C203/90DCA-10
P172D 2,500 lbs (1,134 kg) Stock McCauley 1D200/OM9044
P172D 2,500 lbs (1,134 kg) Lycoming O-360 (180 BHP) / Lycoming IO-360 (180 BHP) ***
R172K 2,550 lbs (1,157 kg) Stock McCauley 2A34C203/90DCA-10 
175A, B, C  2,450 lbs (1,111 kg) Stock McCauley 1D200/OM9044
*** Propeller: McCauley 1A200/DFA 8243 FP, McCauley 1A200/WFA 8243 FP, Hartzell HC-C2YR-1BF/F8477-4 Constant Speed, Hartzell HC-C2YK-1BF/ F8477-4 Constant Speed

“The way the thing handles in the water is just unbelievable. The nose comes up, it kind of rolls forward on the step and flies right away.”

Ray Cook – Owner/Operator of a set of Wipline 2100 floats

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Cessna 172 on Wipline 2350 Floats