Cessna 206 on Wipline 3450 Floats

Cessna 206 Stationair

Whether you use your Stationair 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 Stationair right to the lake then take a look at Wipline 3450 Floats. Amphibious or Straight models are available for the Cessna 206.

Maybe your Stationair 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 3450 Floats for the 206

Whether flying to the remote glaciers of Alaska’s Denali National Park or hopping between white sand beaches of the islands, Wipaire can outfit your Cessna 206 Stationair with the versatility you need for work and play. Wipline 3450 floats are engineered to offer rugged durability and outstanding performance, giving you the freedom to explore.

Features and Benefits

  • Amphibious or seaplane floats available
  • Modern hydrodynamic design with fluted bottom skins, sister keels and high bow buoyancy to get off the water quickly and perform in a wide range of conditions
  • Best nose and main gear on the market, proven in the field and imitated by competitors
  • Internal cables for water rudder controls
  • 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 25 3/4″ x 12″ 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
  • Replaceable wear strips on mail keel for ease of maintenance

Our Wipline 3450 Floats are also approved on the Cessna 206 with the “Turbine Cessna 206 Mark 2 Conversion” by Soloy Aviation Solutions. Click Here to visit the Soloy website and learn more about this engine upgrade.

Specifications

Float Dimensions
Length – Seaplane 22'10" (6.96 m)
Length – Amphibian 23'5" (7.13 m)
Height – Hull 2'5" (0.74 m)
Width – Hull 2'8" (0.81 m)
Float Locker Capacity (each) 50 lbs (22.7 kg)
Displacement in Fresh Water
Amphibious Floats 3,600 lbs (1,633 kg)
Seaplane Floats 3,776 lbs (1,713 kg)
 
Maximum Flotation
Amphibious Floats 4,000 lbs (1,814 kg)1,2
Seaplane Floats 4,196 lbs (1,903 kg)1
1) Per FAR 23.751with 80% reserve buoyancy (2 floats)
2) 206H (normally aspirated) has a gross weight restriction of 3,775 lbs for land takeoff only.

 


Weight for 3450 Floats on a Cessna 206
Amphibian System Total Weight 694 lbs (315 kg)
Amphibian Exchange Weight 532 lbs (241 kg)3
Seaplane System Total Weight 491 lbs (223 kg)
Seaplane Exchange Weight 329 lbs (149 kg)3
Aircraft Gross Weight 3,792 lbs (1,720 kg)
3) Exchange weight is equal to the float installation weight minus aircraft landing gear weight.
Cessna 206 Performance on Amphibious Floats
Model 206H T206H
Engine IO-540 (300 HP) TIO-540 (310 HP)
Take off run (land) 1,146 ft (349 m) 1,132 ft (345 m)
Take off over 50 ft obstacle (land) 1,830 ft (558 m) 1,876 ft (572 m)
Take off run (water) 1,770 ft (539 m) 1,821 ft (555 m)
Take off over 50 ft obstacle (water) 2,850 ft (869 m) 2,954 ft (900 m)
Rate of climb (per/min) 770 ft (235 m) 982 ft (299 m)

“Wipline amphibious floats allow us to meet our guests at the end of their airline travel and whisk them away directly to their vacation destination.”

Rob Ceravolo – Tropic Ocean Airways

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Modifications for the Cessna 206

Wipaire offers a range of modifications to help you get the most out of your aircraft. Select a modification below to learn more!

Cessna 206 on Wipline 3450 Floats

Co-Pilot Door

The co-pilot door for the Cessna 206 adds an immense amount of safety and convenience for the front seat passengers of your aircraft by allowing a convenient third way of entering or exiting the aircraft.
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Cessna 206 on Wipline 3450 Floats

Co-Pilot Door

The co-pilot door for the Cessna 206 adds an immense amount of safety and convenience for the front seat passengers of your aircraft by allowing a convenient third way of entering or exiting the aircraft.
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Coordinated Services

Minimizing AOG time with a coordinated service experience and one-stop nose to tail repair, refurbishment and modifications.

  • Simplified Coordination of Services
  • Comprehensive Facilites
  • Maintenance, Paint, Interiors & Avionics in One Location
  • Ferry Service Available
  • Reputation for Quality and Convenience

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Cessna 206 on Wipline 3450 Floats