Articles Tagged "MK-I Beaver"

Center Bench Seat

Increase the comfort of your passengers and add a seat with the center bench seat modification for the Beaver. Our full service interiors department ensures your new seat fits perfectly with your interior.

Gross Weight Increase to 5,600 lbs

Are you tired of watching your weight?

Want to stay legal and in the 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.

Additional Beaver Modifications

 

  • Extended Rear Cabin
  • Articulating Seat Adapter
  • Flap Pump Handle Relocation Kit
  • Hartzell 3-Blade Prop
  • Electric Fuel Pump / Primer System
  • Shoulder Harness Restraint Set, Pilot & Co-Pilot
  • Door Catches (set)
  • Jasco Alternator System
  • Firewall Battery Kit
  • Flow Energizers/Vortex Generators

 

Wipline® 6100 Floats

For outstanding performance and reliability at major international airports or in bush country, Wipaire presents the Wipline 6100 Float.

The 6100 Floats are true workhorses — yet minimal maintenance is required for years of dependable service. The floats are designed to allow full use of the new high-gross kits currently offered for the Mark I and Mark III Beaver and the Pilatus Turbo Porter. They provide similar takeoff performance to other floats, yet due to the unique aerodynamic design, they provide increased cruise speeds.

Wipline 6100 Floats are available for installation on:

Features & Benefits

  • Amphibious or seaplane floats available
  • Best nose and main gear on the market, proven in the field and imitated by competitors
  • Non-skid coated, flat top decks for safety
  • Two large float hatches for gear 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 main keel for ease of maintenanceer
  • Enhanced safety with Wipaire’s exclusive Laser Gear Advisory system and gear position indicator on the float deck of amphibious floats

de Havilland Beaver on Wipline 6100 Floats

fEATURING wIPAIRE'S eXCLUSIVE
Laser Gear Advisory

Now included at no additional cost on new Wipline float purchases, and avilable for retrofit on Wipline-equipped aircraft.

fEATURING wIPAIRE'S eXCLUSIVE
Laser Gear Advisory

Now included at no additional cost on new Wipline float purchases, and avilable for retrofit on Wipline-equipped aircraft.

fEATURING wIPAIRE'S eXCLUSIVE
Laser Gear Advisory

Specifications for Wipline 6100 Floats

Float Dimensions
Length – Seaplane 24’7″ (7.49 m)
Length – Amphibian 25′ (7.62 m)
Height – Hull 2’10” (0.86 m)
Width – Hull 3’3″ (0.99 m)
Float Locker Capacity (each) 50 lbs (22.7 kg)
Displacement in Fresh Water
Amphibious Floats 5,518 lbs (2,503 kg)
Seaplane Floats 5,664 lbs (2,569 kg)
 
Maximum Flotation
Amphibious Floats 6,131 lbs (2,781 kg)1
Seaplane Floats 6,293 lbs (2,854 kg)1
1) Per FAR 23.751with 80% reserve buoyancy (2 floats)

 

Specifications for the Beaver on 6100 Floats

Weight for 6100 Floats on a de Havilland Beaver
Amphibian Exchange Weight 885 lbs (402 kg)2
Seaplane Exchange Weight 467 lbs (212 kg)2
Aircraft Gross Weight 5,600 lbs (2,540 kg)
2) Exchange weight is equal to the float installation weight minus aircraft landing gear weight.

Wipline 6100 Floats Gallery

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Wipline 6100 Floats on a PC-6 Porter