South Saint Paul, Minnesota, March 27, 2015 – Wipaire, Inc.’s EASA Supplemental Type Certificate No. 10015832 has received an updated validation from the European Aviation Safety Agency. The new validation adds the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter to the list of aircraft models eligible for Wipline 13000 floats in EASA-governed countries.
Wipline 13000 floats were first certified in 1992 for the de Havilland DHC-6 series. The inclusion of the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter allows European operators to take advantage of years’ worth of field-tested additional benefits from the factory. In service in 27 countries worldwide, the Series 400 Twin Otter provides a next-generation airframe option to utility aircraft operators.
For over 50 years, Wipaire has been engineering and manufacturing a full line of aircraft floats for all sizes of aircraft from the Piper Cub to the Viking Twin Otter, including most single-engine Cessna aircraft. In addition, Wipaire has engineered over 100 Supplemental Type Certificated modifications for improved performance, convenience, and reliability. As a leading aircraft service provider, Wipaire offers maintenance, avionics installation and repair, custom interior design and installation, and exterior paint refinishing all in one convenient location. Wipaire is recognized for its quality products and engineering expertise worldwide.