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Wipaire Extended Baggage

The Wipaire Extended Baggage modification provides additional storage and allows pilots to better manage cargo weight distribution. Our design is available in a variety of configurations to best suit your needs.
  • Can be installed on any 208 or 208B Caravan with or without floats
  • Wipaire extended baggage assembly is designed as a single piece assembly to be more easily removable for maintenance access
  • Doors or cargo net closure available
  • Can be custom finished to match or compliment aircraft interior for an additional cost
  • Multiple tie-downs to secure cargo and rubber coin-mat floor to prevent sliding
  • Expanded access under cargo floor
  • Compatible configurations for Divan, AC and amphibious  hydraulic pump
  • Extended avionics shelf kit is available to allow for flexibility in reconfiguration of avionics that may have been retrofitted in this area (i.e. ADS-B) that would interfere with the extended baggage installation
  • For seaplanes with amphib hydraulic systems, the assembly is equipped with a clear cover making it easy to check fluid levels

Aurora™ Interior for the Cessna Caravan Series

Introducing a new standard in comfort, luxury and utility.

With an Aurora interior by Wipaire you can have all the comforts of a business jet. From the luxurious feel of supple leather to spacious seating arrangements, your passengers will feel pampered from the moment they step onto your Caravan. Whether conducting a business meeting en route to their destination or getting a head start on their relaxing vacation, your passengers will find the extra amenities indispensable.

Comfort

  • Top grain leather or premium cloth upholstery
  • Overstuffed or smooth finish seats
  • Full function swivel and recline seats
  • Adjustable arm rests
  • Side tables with leather writing inserts
  • Optional divan seat with portable potty

Convenience

  • Stowable side tables
  • Three-drawer refreshment cabinet with ice compartment
  • Built-in cup holders
  • Concealed under seat storage
  • Optional power stations
  • Optional entertainment system
  • Optional divan seat with portable potty

Style

  • Wood veneer, leather wrapped, or laminate cabinetry
  • Top grain leather or premium cloth upholstery
  • Brushed aluminum or custom plated hardware
  • Side tables with accent leather writing inserts
  • Sidewall accent trim
  • Decorative lower sidewall fabric

Standard Finish Packages

Lake Hood

Lake Harris

Rainy Lake

Seating Configurations

Cessna Caravan 208

Forward Club

6 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan
  • Quarter View
  • Top View
  • Standard Features

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity

8 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan
  • Quarter View
  • Top View
  • Standard Features

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Cessna Grand Caravan 208B & 208B-EX

Forward Club

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan
  • Quarter View
  • Top View
  • Standard Features

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Aft Club with MIdship CAbinets

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan
  • Quarter View
  • Top View
  • Standard Features

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Aft Club with Front Cabinets

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan
  • Quarter View
  • Top View
  • Standard Features

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet*
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan
  • Quarter View
  • Top View
  • Standard Features

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet*
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Single Point Fueling for the 208 and 208B

Outfit your Caravan with Wipaire’s single point fueling system and save time. Adding single point fueling capability makes your fuel stops at airports simpler, safer and faster. This modification enables your Caravan to be fueled by standard fueling trucks at ground level removing the requirement for tall ladders and filling tanks individually. Reduce your fueling time so you can get on to your destination faster!

  • Available on floats or wheels
  • Compatible with G1000 or resistive fuel systems
  • Easy to use digital touch screen control panel
  • High precision fuel measurement controls
  • Electronic fuel level monitoring for reliable fuel top off
  • Measure fuel in gallons, liters, kilograms or pounds
  • Master power not required to fuel
  • Pilot does not need to be present during refueling
  • Eliminate the risk of TKS anti-ice system or wing damage from over-the-wing fueling

Single Point Fueling Specifications

Installation Weight 42 lbs (19 kg) for landplane and with Wipline 8000 floats
54 lbs (24 kg) with Wipline 8750 floats
Refueling Rate 60 gal/min at 40 psi
Power Requirement 5 amps DC
Install Location – Control at aft end of the Pilot’s L/H side console panel
– Nozzle Aft of the left hand gear for landplane
– On the left hand pylon for seaplane

Gross Weight Increase to 9,187 lbs on Wipline 8750 floats

Wipaire, Inc. has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to increase the Cessna Grand Caravan’s gross weight to 9,187 lbs. (4,167 kg) on Wipline 8750 floats. The Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) adds 125 lbs. (56 kg) of useful load and is available for floated aircraft equipped with the PT6A-140 engine. Eligible aircraft include production Grand Caravan EX aircraft and Grand Caravans equipped with Blackhawk Modifications’ XP140 conversion.

“More useful load means more of what matters to our customers—whether that is passengers, cargo, or the family pet,” noted Clint E. Clouatre, Vice President of Marketing & Sales. “To make this possible, Wipaire’s engineering team thoroughly analyzed and tested the Grand Caravan to approve the higher gross weight. Our robust engineering capabilities exist to deliver more to our customers every day, and we’re excited to make this upgrade available.”

The gross weight increase to 9,187 lbs is available immediately. Eligible aircraft include:
• New production or in-service Grand Caravan EX aircraft on Wipline 8750 floats
• Grand Caravan aircraft modified with the Blackhawk XP140 engine conversion on Wipline 8750 floats