Full-Lotus Floats are the most versatile and rugged aircraft floats on the market today. First introduced in 1985, the unique design uses multiple inflatable bladders inside a vinyl outer shell and a protective polycarbonate bottom. The result is a comprehensive float system that can be beached on rocky shores without worry and that can bump most submerged objects at taxiing speed without damage. Many aircraft owners regularly use their Full-Lotus floats on ice and snow - just like skis. There is no other float system like it in the world!
Full-Lotus Floats are now made by Aircraft Floats Manufacturing (AFM) and are available in six different sixes for a full range of aircraft including Light Sport, Amateur-built, Experimental and Ultralight aircraft. Full-Lotus floats work great on fixed wing aircraft, but also on gyro-copters and trikes… New AMPHIBIOUS Full-Lotus floats with integrated main wheels were introduced by AFM in 2014 and are now available in a number of different sizes.
Aircraft Floats Mfg. also offers generic RIGGING KITS for all sizes of Full-Lotus floats. These kits include streamlined spreader bars and struts, top-of-the-line machined aluminum fittings and aircraft-grade hardware.