Aerocet announced on January 10th that it has received European Union EASA approval on the 3400 amphibious twin aircraft composite floats for the Cessna 206.
EASA approval applies to twenty seven (27) E.U. member countries which include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
The EASA approval also covers what are called “EASA associated countries” which include Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. The EASA approval on the model 3400 floats for the 206 was a natural follow on to the already approved Cessna 180 and 185’s.
Aerocet floats increase the capabilities of already great utility of the Cessna 206” said Matt Sigfrinius-VP OEM Sales for Aerocet. “The versatility of the aircraft along with the performance and low operational costs of the floats make it perfect for a wide-range of applications.” Sigfrinius added.
Aerocet’s lightweight composite floats give the operator a higher useful load, eliminate leaks and corrosion typically associated with heavier aluminum floats, therefore substantially reducing operating costs while improving performance. The floats incorporate Aerocet® patented Oil-Bath Wheels, virtually eliminating bearing maintenance. Other enhancements to the floats include our advanced landing gear advisory system, which grants pilots a safer and more efficient product, as well as large storage lockers for loading versatility and convenience