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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar A Success!

Photos by Brad Thornberg Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar A Success! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue BRAINERD, MINN. – “The 2021 Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) Safety Seminar, September 17-19, 2021, is in the … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association 2021 Splash-In

by Randy Strebig, President Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue The Seaplane Gods waved their magic wand for us once again, delivering our “splash-in” yet another magical weekend of good weather … Continue reading

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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association To Hold Annual Safety Seminar & Fly-In At Madden’s

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue BRAINERD, MINN. – The Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) will hold its 2021 Safety Seminar, September 17-19, at Madden’s on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota (https://www.maddens.com/). Wipaire will be sponsoring the … Continue reading

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Flying On Floats Makes For Flying Fun!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue & June 1981 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: I first published this article in the June 1981 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, which describes my experience in getting a “seaplane rating.” … Continue reading

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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Safety Seminar Has Been Rescheduled!

BRAINERD, MINN. – The Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) Safety Seminar scheduled for May 15-17, 2020 at Madden’s on Gull Lake has been rescheduled to September 18-20th, 2020. Due to schedule change the agenda/format of the weekend will change and may be different than it … Continue reading

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Training I Hope I Never Need To Use But Glad I Experienced

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue I recently participated in Survival Systems USA’s Aviation Survival and Egress Training (ASET) 3 course in Groton, Connecticut, where we learned how to survive an unsuccessful water landing. … Continue reading

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Lucy Newell… New Zealand Pilot Working In The Canada Bush

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue While the demand for commercial pilots may be at an all-time high, the Canada fishing lodge company, Wilderness North in Thunder Bay, Ontario, is attracting pilots from as far … Continue reading

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Indiana Seaplane Splash-In Nails Goal of Advocacy

by Mike Marturello Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue The weather was supposed to be stormy, but it turned out to be sunny and warm, and a bit windy for the 17th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association … Continue reading

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Wipaire To Provide New Customers With Lifetime Membership In Seaplane Pilots Association

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Wipaire, Inc. has announced a partnership with the Seaplane Pilots Association (SPA) to increase support of pro-seaplane initiatives by sponsoring lifetime memberships for its customers. “Beginning July 22, 2019, … Continue reading

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Madden’s Attracts Good Crowd of Seaplane Owners Despite Rain

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Under the leadership of Steve Guetter, president of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA), the organization’s annual safety seminar and fly-in, May 17 – 19, 2019 at Madden’s Resort … Continue reading

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