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The Northwest Territories Floatplane Association (NWTFA) was formed in 2004 by local aviation enthusiasts who envisioned an organization which would support general aviation and safety, showcase the rich aviation history of the Northwest Territories, and promote the region as an “aviation friendly” destination. NWTFA welcomes new members, enquiries about float flying and general aviation, and...
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Quest Aircraft now has EASA certification for the Kodiak 100, the company announced last week at Aero Friedrichshafen. The single-engine turboprop, built in Sandpoint, Idaho, now is certified in more than 50 countries, the company said. "With its STOL capabilities, the Kodiak will allow European operators with large payloads to access many airstrips and locations […]. Acting as a common voice,...
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Not only is floatplane flying fun and practical in the "land o' a million lakes," it is one of the least expensive add-on ratings a pilot can acquire There is no FAA written exam required, nor is there a minimum training hours prerequisite to take the practical test. On the average, pilots are...
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No trip to Alaska is complete without a visit to Misty Fjords National Monument. Cruise on a high-speed catamaran through Misty Fjords National Monument, surrounded by towering cliffs, sheer rock faces and waterfalls cascading into emerald fjords. Your vessel pauses at a mysterious Native...
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Carlin Air floatplane flightseeing tours and charter flights around the Ketchikan, Alaska and Misty Fjords area. With Alaskan bush pilot, Jeff Carlin. His exemplary bush piloting skills are well known in the local community and is the reason why he is the pilot of choice for locals who understand...
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On December 18, 1990, 53-year-old Tom Casey became the first person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine seaplane, landing only on water. He did it in a single-engine Cessna — named the “Liberty II” — equipped with floats. It took Casey 188 days, with more than 75 takeoffs and landings on oceans, bays, lakes, and rivers in 20 countries. This is a story of skill and perseverance, one...
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Aviat Aircraft Inc., makers of the internationally famous Pitts, Husky, and Eagle Aircraft. The MT Reversible Prop will offer significant improvements in floatplane water handling. The MT will allow a floatplane to dock and maneuver in all conditions without having to risk shutting down the engine and coasting to the dock or landing area. The reverse also allow the pilot to maneuver and turn...
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Fly with us on our Denali Flightseeing tour, or Flights to Denali from Talkeetna, or a Alaska wildlife hike, fly-In Fishing trips. Thanks and enjoy your Alaska trip. Fly with Alaska Bush Floatplane Service / Alaska Floatplane Company. At Alaska Bush Floatplane Service, we pride ourselves on the knowledge, experience, and passion of each one of our team members. From our flight seeing crew and...
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Click Here and sign up to receive the latest newsletters and announcements right in your e-mail box! Wipaire, Inc. - Home of Wipline Floats - Over 50 Years of Innovation, Quality and Reliability. 2002 Cessna Caravan Amphibious 867 HP Pratt & Whitney PT6A-140 Blackhawk Conversion. First Time's the Charm – Finding the Right First Floatplane. 2008 Turbine Conversion DHC-2 MK1 Turbo Beaver...
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Juneau is perfect for Alaska travel adventures. Let Alaska Adventures Juneau help you plan that adventure of a lifetime. Contact us today to plan your trip! Juneau Alaska is a perfect vacation destination and a photographer's paradise. Alaska Adventures Juneau is here to help you discover insider tips on things to do, attractions, trails and places to stay in Alaska's Capital City, as well as...
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Brown’s Seaplane Base was started in 1963 by Jack Brown. His fondness for seaplanes began at an early age, flying an Aeronca C-3 Floatplane on the Kanawha River in West Virginia. This continued during WWII when he flew the Grumman “Flying Boats” and PBYs. Following the war Jack was a civilian instructor and test pilot for the U.S. Air Force stationed in central Florida. He put down roots here...
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Discover Elfin Cove Resort, a fishing lodge in Alaska that offers charters, sightseeing, and wilderness adventures. Book your Alaska fishing vacation here! Words cannot describe the majestic natural beauty and once in a lifetime experience a vacation in Alaska has to offer. Whether you are looking for a truly amazing fishing adventure or to get up close and personal with Alaskan wildlife,...
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The best Alaska shore excursions and tours in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, and Sitka at local prices. Find dog sledding, glaciers, helicopter tours, & more. Home to the Denali National Park and Preserve which includes 6 million acres of Alaska's interior wilderness and North America's tallest peak, Mt. McKinley, Denali is not to be missed! Seward is coastal town located about 125 miles south of...
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The Farm Lodge offers a way for you to get into the backcountry to see the wildlife in its natural environment. Home for a vast array of wildlife, from open tundra to mountainous glacial lakes, the Lake Clark area offers a variety of habitats for large and small mammals, fish, and birds. The Farm Lodge is located in Port Alsworth, the headquarters of Lake Clark National Park. From the lodge our...
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Canada Outfitters offers Canada fly-in fishing at remote outposts located north of Kenora in Northwest Ontario with access by floatplane only. Here at Canada Outfitters, we have six different fly-in outposts to choose from. Each of our fly-in outpost fishing lakes offers something a little different from each other. From excellent walleye fishing at Unexpected lake, to great smallmouth bass...
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And cruise the great rivers of Alaska! Your three-hour cruise will take you into the heart of Alaska and introduce you to a family who has made the rivers of Alaska a way of life for five generations. You will see a bush floatplane takeoff alongside the boat, visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod winner Susan Butcher and see her champion sled dogs in action. Be immersed into...
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"It's truly the only boat you need." Folding ocean sea kayaks that Transform Adventure with the world's only portable performance kayak for sale here. Tested by Adventure Kayak Magazine – a recent video review of the TRAK explores its simplicity, function and "do-it-all design". Tested in the remote Portland Canal in Alaska, only accessible by floatplane – made possible by TRAK sea kayaks....
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The best Alaska shore excursions and tours in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, and Sitka at local prices. Find dog sledding, glaciers, helicopter tours, & more. "Booking through Alaska Shore Excursions was the best decision we made on our trip. Every excursion we planned was wonderful and very professional.". Experience the best Whale Watching, Dog Sledding, Helicopter Flightseeing, Floatplane...
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Float Planes and Amphibs, Specializes in Ultralight and Sport Trikes and Airplanes Land & Sea. Sales, accessories and Instruction. FPNA takes flight training seriously, with it's "141" curriculum and an authorized SEVIS recipient, means that you are training at one of the finest schools in the USA. SEVIS credentials mean we can assist you with your student Visa's to Study in the USA, and if you...
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Alaska Seaplanes is the premier commuter airline of Southeast Alaska. The Pack Creek Bear Sanctuary, on the eastern shore of Admiralty Island is one of Southeast Alaska’s best kept secrets, and provides visitors an unprecedented opportunity to view brown bears close-up. A 25-minute floatplane ride from Juneau is all it takes to explore the Fortress of the Bears and view these amazing animals in...
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