Tag Archives: Chuck Wiplinger

Wipaire Announces Return of Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Following a hugely successful introduction, Wipaire is pleased to announce the return of the Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2015 in celebration of Wipaire’s 55th anniversary and Ben Wiplinger’s contributions … Continue reading

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Madden’s Resort Hosts Minnesota Seaplane Seminar & Fly-In

BRAINERD, MINN. – Under the leadership of Randy Schoephoerster, owner of the flight school Air Trek North at Minneapolis Airlake Airport in Lakeville, Minnesota (www.airtreknorth.com), the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) took a giant leap forward this year with its … Continue reading

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Wipaire Establishes Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – In celebration of 55 years of continuous aircraft float production, Wipaire, Inc. has announced the “Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship” to be awarded in July at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. “As a … Continue reading

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Wipaire To Hold Grand Opening Celebration in Leesburg, Florida

South Saint Paul, Minn. –  December 5, 2014 – Wipaire, Inc. is pleased to extend a warm invitation to pilots and aircraft owners to attend the grand opening celebration at Wipaire’s service center in Leesburg, Florida. The event will take … Continue reading

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Wipaire Announces New Approvals For Cessna 182 Modifications

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc. has received approval for performance- and utility-enhancing modifications for the Cessna 182 Skylane. These modifications currently include the Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion and a gross weight increase to 3,500 lbs (1,587 kg) when … Continue reading

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Wipaire Gains New Leadership in Engineering, Manufacturing

South Saint Paul, Minnesota, February 13, 2014 – Wipaire, Inc. has named new leaders to its engineering and manufacturing management.  Tim Hendrickson has been appointed as Wipaire’s new Director of Manufacturing and brings over 15 years of manufacturing expertise to … Continue reading

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Wipaire Completes Cessna 206 Project… Working On Caravan, Skylane Improvements

by Steve Schapiro The centerpiece of Wipaire’s display at Sun ‘n Fun this year, March 27 thru April 1, 2012, in Lakeland, Florida, was a custom-designed and built Cessna 206 that the company delivered to Key West Seaplanes, a charter … Continue reading

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Wipaire Completes Cessna 206 Project… Working On Caravan, Skylane Improvements

by Steve Schapiro The centerpiece of Wipaire’s display at Sun ‘n Fun this year, March 27 thru April 1, 2012, in Lakeland, Florida, was a custom-designed and built Cessna 206 that the company delivered to Key West Seaplanes, a charter … Continue reading

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Wipaire Appoints Distributor In China

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc., the United States distributor of aircraft floats, has appointed Aviation Supplies Ltd. as its first distributor in China. Wipaire is encouraged by the prospect of additional sales generated by the expanding global market for … Continue reading

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