Brought to you by the Seaplane Pilots Association, "Water Flying" is a weekly podcast featuring news, tips and tricks, discussions on seaplane safety and interviews with manufactures, seaplane CFI's, industry leaders and passionate seaplane pilots from around the world.
Fan, owner or operator, you will find these episodes entertaining and highly informative.
Buying Your First Seaplane
Levi Guimond from PK Floats joins us for an informative discussion what pilots need to know as they approach the purchase of their first seaplane.
For information visit the seaplanes.org and https://www.pkfloats.com (www.pkfloats.com)
New Seaplane Scholarship Announcement
In this episode we announce an exciting new seaplane rating scholarship co-created with Ladies In Flight Training (LIFT) and the Seaplane Pilots Association.
This scholarship will be awarded several times a year to women of all ages. Join Abbie and Steve with guests Kelli O'Donnell and Nicoletta Fala from LIFT.
Inquire and apply for the scholarship at
https://seaplanefoundation.org/donate/ (https://seaplanefoundation.org/donate/) (((select Ladies In Flight Training in the drop down menu)))
To Join or other information:
Understanding Seaplane Insurance Rates
Art Bossler from Falcon Insurance joins Steve and Abbie for episode one of a continuing series that explains the factors that affect seaplane insurance rates.
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Speak with Seaplane Insurance professionals at falconinsurance.com
Safety First - Switlik Seaplane PFD's
Paul Arnold from Switlik joins Steve and Abbie for an informative discussion on what makes Switlik just the product features and construction differences that separate their personal floatation devices from the competition and why it is so important for pilots to wear these lifesaving devices.
NASA Reports : A Pilots Best Friend?
Esteemed aviation lawyer and passionate seaplane pilot Ed Page joins Steve and Abbie for a highly informative discussion on NASA reports; a tool that few pilots know or understand.
This episode explains how pilots should use this form not only to protect themselves, but to help provide valuable feedback regarding safety to the entire aviation community.
Another Voice for Alaska Pilots: Alaska Airmen's Association
Join Abbie and Steve as they sit down with Abby Austin from the Alaska Airmen's Association to talk about the organization and the upcoming Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on May 8 and 9 at the Alaska State Fairgrounds and Palmer Municipal Airport.
The Alaska Airmen's Association is a vital partner organization to SPA in a state with more licensed pilots per capita than any state in the union. The Association includes over 2,000 members, one of the largest General Aviation communities in the country. Their parallel mission with the Seaplane Pilots Association is to promote aviation, enhance safety and support initiatives that benefit pilots and our growing aviation community.
Every the association raffles off an aircraft; get your raffle tickets at https://alaskaairmen.org/ (https://alaskaairmen.org/)
Join the Seaplane Pilots Association at http://seaplanes.org (http://seaplanes.org)