Category | Modifications

IO-550D Engine Upgrade

More power? Greater performance? One of the most effective ways of enhancing the capability and performance of your C-185 is to add an IO-550 engine and Hartzell or McCauley “Power Prop”. Wipaire pioneered this modification, realizing its potential to really create a hot-rod of a seaplane. The Wipline IO-550 upgrade is rated at 300 Horsepower, like the standard 520, but is rated at a higher torque, giving you 8-10% better performance, an additional 150 to 175 points of thrust for seaplanes, and quieter ride. Unlike the 520, the IO-550 enables a maximum continuous cruising rate at 300 HP instead of just 285HP.

Call us today to learn more about this exciting product that is sure to enhance your investment and your total flying experience.

The IO-550D Engine Upgrade can give your 185 that extra get up and go that you’ve been wishing for.

  • 300 HP Max Continuous
  • 8-10% Torque increase over 520
  • 150 RPM less than 520 = Greater Longevity
  • 8-10% Increased Cruise Speed
  • 8-10% Shorter Take-Off

185 IO-550 Engine Kit Includes:

  • Mount Isolators
  • Mount Bolts
  • Locking Tabs
  • Ground Straps
  • Barrel Nuts
  • Fluid Hose Kit
  • Bushings
  • Spacers
  • Placards
  • Man Pressure/Fuel Flow Gauge (Exchange)
  • Tachometer (Exchange)
  • Paperwork and STC

NOTE: Three blade engine mount required for 185 part number 0751007-16 at an additional cost.

Hartzell Trailblazer Propeller Upgrade

The new carbon fiber composite Hartzell Trailblazer series 82″ propeller is available for Cessna 185 models with the IO-550-D engine installed via Wipaire STC SA1522GL or Texas Skyways STC SA09960SC in both landplane and seaplane configurations. The Trailblazer propeller offers the following features.

  • Durable, field-replaceable nickel cobalt leading edge
  • Nickel erosion screen for foreign object damage protection
  • Thinner blade with a wider chord for improved performance
  • Designed to be quieter than comparable propellers
  • Carbon fiber composition is 5-10x stronger than natural fiber propeller cores
  • 14.6 lbs lighter than the Hartzell metal 80″ prop (model: PHC-C3YF-1RF/F8468A-6R)
  • 3.1 lbs lighter than the McCauley 80″ prop (model: D3A34C401/90DFA-10)

Wing-X STOL Wing Extensions by ART

Have your Wing-X STOL Wing Extensions installed with your Wipline 3000 or 3450 Floats!

  • 175 Lb increase in the useful load.
  • Cessna 185 is 3,525 GTOW Certified
  • Approved on Wheels, Skis, Amphibs and Straights

Wipaire is an authorized distributor and installation center for Wing X STOL tip extensions for Cessna 180, 182, and 185. Visit www.wingxstol.com for all performance parameters and information on this great product. This modification is approved with various previously installed leading edge modifications as well as vortex generators.

Aurora™ Interior for the Cessna Caravan Series

A new standard in comfort, luxury and utility.

With spacious seating, exquisitely tailored leather and hand crafted cabinetry, Aurora interiors transform your Caravan from ordinary to bespoke.

Standard Features

Comfort

  • Top grain leather upholstery
  • Full function swivel and recline seats
  • Adjustable inboard arm rests
  • Side tables with leather writing inserts
  • Divan seat with optional remove to service toilet and privacy curtain

Convenience

  • Two stowable side tables with cupholders
  • Two three-drawer refreshment cabinets with ice compartments
  • Concealed under seat storage
  • Passenger convenience panel with dual port USB and Bose® headset jack

Style

  • Wood veneer cabinetry
  • Top grain leather upholstery
  • Brushed aluminum or optional custom plated hardware
  • Side tables with leather writing inserts
  • Coordinating lower sidewall fabric
  • Luxurious wool carpet
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The Aurora Collection

Como

McKenzie

Eden

Buenos Aires

Bimini

Rainy

Magic

Hood

Canyon

Lake Como Italy

Lake McKenzie Australia

Eden Island Seychelles

Buenos Aires Argentina

Bimini Bahamas

Rainy Lake Minnesota

Magic Lake Egypt

Lake Hood Alaska

Canyon Lake Texas

Bespoke Interiors Available  | Contact Us to Learn More

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Seating Configurations

Cessna Caravan 208

Forward Club

6 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity

8 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Club Plus

7 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Cessna Grand Caravan 208B & 208B-EX

Forward Club

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Forward Club With Tables

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Aft Club with MIdship CAbinets

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Aft Club with Front Cabinets

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet*
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity With Divan

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet*
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity No Divan

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (8)
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric
  • Optional Wipaire Extended Baggage modification shown
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Aurora™ Interior for the Cessna Caravan Series

Introducing a new standard in comfort, luxury and utility.

With an Aurora interior by Wipaire you can have all the comforts of a business jet. From the luxurious feel of supple leather to spacious seating arrangements, your passengers will feel pampered from the moment they step onto your Caravan. Whether conducting a business meeting en route to their destination or getting a head start on their relaxing vacation, your passengers will find the extra amenities indispensable.

Comfort

  • Top grain leather or premium cloth upholstery
  • Overstuffed or smooth finish seats
  • Full function swivel and recline seats
  • Adjustable arm rests
  • Side tables with leather writing inserts
  • Optional divan seat with portable potty

Convenience

  • Stowable side tables
  • Three-drawer refreshment cabinet with ice compartment
  • Built-in cup holders
  • Concealed under seat storage
  • Optional power stations
  • Optional entertainment system
  • Optional divan seat with portable potty

Style

  • Wood veneer, leather wrapped, or laminate cabinetry
  • Top grain leather or premium cloth upholstery
  • Brushed aluminum or custom plated hardware
  • Side tables with accent leather writing inserts
  • Sidewall accent trim
  • Decorative lower sidewall fabric

Standard Finish Packages

Lake Hood

Lake Harris

Rainy Lake

Seating Configurations

Cessna Caravan 208

Forward Club

6 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity

8 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Club Plus

7 Passengers | Cessna 208 Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Cessna Grand Caravan 208B & 208B-EX

Forward Club

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Forward Club With Tables

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Aft Club with MIdship CAbinets

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Aft Club with Front Cabinets

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • Folding tables with matching leather writing insert & accents (2)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet*
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity With Divan

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (6)
  • 2-place cushioned divan with storage cabinet*
  • 3-drawer pyramid refreshment cabinet & storage cabinet with your choice of high-gloss or matte wood veneer, leather-wrapped cabinet with veneer accents, or laminate finishes
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric

Full Capacity No Divan

8 Passengers | Cessna 208B & 208B-EX Grand Caravan

  • Fully articulating reclining executive seats covered in sumptuous leather with coordinating 3-point passenger seat belts (8)
  • New wool carpet with choice of bound or serged edges
  • New sidewall fabric
  • Optional Wipaire Extended Baggage modification shown

Single Point Fueling for the 208 and 208B

Outfit your Caravan with Wipaire’s single point fueling system and save time. Adding single point fueling capability makes your fuel stops at airports simpler, safer and faster. This modification enables your Caravan to be fueled by standard fueling trucks at ground level removing the requirement for tall ladders and filling tanks individually. Reduce your fueling time so you can get on to your destination faster!

  • Available on floats or wheels
  • Compatible with G1000 or resistive fuel systems
  • Easy to use digital touch screen control panel
  • High precision fuel measurement controls
  • Electronic fuel level monitoring for reliable fuel top off
  • Measure fuel in gallons, liters, kilograms or pounds
  • Master power not required to fuel
  • Pilot does not need to be present during refueling
  • Eliminate the risk of TKS anti-ice system or wing damage from over-the-wing fueling

Single Point Fueling Specifications

Installation Weight 42 lbs (19 kg) for landplane and with Wipline 8000 floats
54 lbs (24 kg) with Wipline 8750 floats
Refueling Rate 60 gal/min at 40 psi
Power Requirement 5 amps DC
Install Location – Control at aft end of the Pilot’s L/H side console panel
– Nozzle Aft of the left hand gear for landplane
– On the left hand pylon for seaplane