By Tim Hennagir
Managing Editor 

Wipaire Delivers Milestone Order

Company Installs 500th Set of 2100A Floats

 

Photo Courtesy Wipaire, Inc.

Wipaire delivered the company's 500th set of 2100As in March. They were installed on an Aviat A-1C-180 Husky. The aircraft was on display at the Wipaire booth at the Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo in Lakeland, Florida, in mid-April.

A recent milestone amphibious float delivery by South St. Paul-based Wipaire, Inc. brought back fond memories for the company's CEO and president.

Chuck Wiplinger recalls when his father, Ben, and members of Wipaire's engineering department began developing the 2100A line of Wipline floats.

"I was still in high school," Wiplinger said. "Dad wasn't sure how many he would build or how many people would want them, but here we are, 500 sets later."

Wipaire delivered the company's 500th set of 2100As in March. They were installed on an Aviat A-1C-180 Husky.

This aircraft was on display at the W...



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