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Monday, 20 April 2015

914 C-FMJO Continues to Seoul and Taipei, Wipaire Announcement

914 - DHC-6-400 C-FMJO Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC


  • Vladivostok-Knevichi, Russia (UHWW/VVO) - Seoul-Gimpo, South Korea (RKSS/GMP)
  • Seoul-Gimpo, South Korea (RKSS/RMP) - Taipei, Taiwan (RCTS/TPE)

MSN 914 - DHC-6-400 C-FMJO
Viking Air Ltd.. (Airfast Indonesia)
Taipei, Taiwan 20-Apr-2015
Jeff Chang Photo

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Wipaire Welcomes Bill Pike as Leesburg Service Center General Manager

South Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 19, 2015 – Wipaire, Inc. is pleased to welcome Bill Pike as the general manager of Wipaire’s Leesburg, Florida service center.  Bill joins Wipaire after 20 years of military aviation maintenance management and 15 years of civilian aviation management.  He will be responsible for the general operations of Wipaire’s service center at the Leesburg International Airport.
“We’re excited to bring Bill on board,” stated Paul Wells, Vice President of Aircraft Services.  “The general manager position requires a well-rounded individual who can manage our team, interface with customers, and keep the facility running.  Bill brings extensive experience in both military and civilian roles along with a strong aviation background.”
Bill is a certificated Airframe & Powerplant mechanic and private pilot.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in professional aeronautics and a master’s degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. 
Wipaire’s Leesburg service center was established in 2013 to offer a convenient new location for customers based in the southeastern United States and the Caribbean.  The facility is a Viking Factory-Endorsed Service Center with capacity for aircraft ranging in size from the Aviat Husky to the Viking Twin Otter. 
About Wipaire, Inc.
For over 55 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.