Tag Archives: Seaplane Pilots Association

Take The Bet & Get Your Seaplane Rating

by Curt Drumm Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 Issue It all started with a bet. My friend, Steve, bet me I couldn’t fly a taildragger. “Of course I can,” I said. The bet was on. I tracked down … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, Features, June/July 2017, Midwest Seaplane Pilot | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Asphalt? Grass? Water?

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue Yes, I’ll take water with my Cessna 172 on floats. Stirred, not shaken, please! In the beginning, we learned to fly on asphalt and sometime afterwards, we made that … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, Destinations, Features, June/July 2017, Midwest Seaplane Pilot | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Seaplane Pilots Association… Promoting, Protecting, Informing & Educating

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Seaplanes are the ultimate off-road vehicle…they will take your passion for flight to a whole new level. Only three percent of pilots have taken advantage of this form of flying that requires a … Continue reading

Posted in April/May 2017, Midwest Seaplane Pilot, Sections | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Why Get A Seaplane Rating?

by Randy Schoephoerster Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 There are four primary reasons why pilots get a Seaplane Rating: 1) Counts as a biennial flight review. 2) Opens up unique travel destinations not possible by any other mode … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, April/May 2017, Features, Midwest Seaplane Pilot | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment