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First Time’s the Charm – Finding the Right First Floatplane

While many of our features focus on customers who purchased new floats, Barnaby worked with our aircraft sales team to select the right floatplane for his mission and is now a proud partner in a Cessna 185 on Wipline 3000 floats.

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Years in the Making: Ray Cook’s Grand Champion Super Cub

Ray Cook, builder and owner of an award-winning 1959 Piper PA-18 Super Cub, might actually have avgas running through his veins in place of blood. “My dad started teaching me to fly when I was 14 in his J3 Cub, and I soloed on my 16th birthday in his Cessna 175,” Ray recalls. “I still own the Cessna and taught both of my sons to fly in it. My nephews are also active pilots.”

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Staying Safe in Cold Fall Waters

Take a look at these useful references regarding cold water survival. This is an eye opener and a true reality check on how the human body does not do well immersed in cold water.

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Upward Bound – Tropic Ocean Airways Expands Service with Wipline® Floats

Seaplane airlines are a rare and unique breed, but this Wipline float operator is growing to meet demand not even the founders could have imagined.

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Tips for the Amphib Pilot

Techniques to help any amphibious pilot increase their safety and help avoid gear down landings.

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Garmin G1000 Transformation in King Air

This is more than a retrofit installation – it is truly a transformation.

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Interior Care Tips

Quick care tips from our interiors department manager.

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Risk-Benefit Analysis for Seaplane Pilots

Experience Flight Instructor, Brian Addis, looks at the importance of assessing the risks and benefits of a flight choice.

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Wipaire’s Leesburg Team Completes Major Twin Otter Repair

After an on ramp collision left two Twin Otter landplanes grounded in Florida, Wipaire stepped in to get them back in the air and back to work.

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2016 Scholarship Winners Complete Their Seaplane Training

Wipaire is proud to help these fine pilots expand their horizons and work toward fulfilling the dream of becoming a seaplane rated pilot.

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