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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.

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    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

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.

    Surprising Seaplane Opportunities in Texas

    Surprising Seaplane Opportunities in Texas

    This episode of Water Flying reveals the surprising amount of seaplane flying opportunities in the state of Texas. SPA Texas and Regional Field Director Mike Eiras elaborates on the laws, water access and possibilities that abound for seaplanes in Texas. Honestly, it sure sounds like more seaplane pilots need to take advantage of these and we are sure you will agree after listening to this episode of Water Flying.

    • 26 min
    Seaplane Community : Thank You for an Amazing 2021

    Seaplane Community : Thank You for an Amazing 2021

    This episode is dedicated to all that contributed to creating the amazingly successful year the seaplane community has experienced in 2021.
    Thank you and we send our warmest wishes for a Merry Seaplane Christmas and Happy Holiday Season.

    • 23 min
    Seaplane Flying in California with Terry Hayes

    Seaplane Flying in California with Terry Hayes

    Join us for a discussion on flying seaplanes in California with severe drought conditions, glassy water landings and insights into the Seaplane Foundation scholarship programs.
    Water Flying welcomes Terry Hayes a legendary seaplane pilot, seaplane instructor, aviation advocate, SPA volunteer, Seaplane Foundation Scholarship Committee Chairwoman, activate donor, retired DPE and mountain pilot.
    Wow that was a mouth full... Terry is inspirational and one of most experience mountain seaplane pilots in the lower 48.
    Apply for scholarships or donate at
    http://seaplanefoundation.org (seaplanefoundation.org)
    Email Terry at flyames@gmail.com

    • 43 min
    Amphib Seaplane Wheel Maintenance Tips & Tricks

    Amphib Seaplane Wheel Maintenance Tips & Tricks

    Amphib seaplane owners, operators and those wishing to purchase an amphibious seaplane will not want to miss this episode discussing amphibious seaplane wheel maintenance tips and tricks.
    Chris Shannon from Amphibians Plus, shares numerous antidotes for amphib owners to extend their bearing life and reduce maintenance expenses along the way.
    https://www.amphibiansplus.com/
    Email Chris at amphibplus@gmail.com

    • 31 min
    ICON AIrcraft's Numerous Seaplane Training Programs

    ICON AIrcraft's Numerous Seaplane Training Programs

    Andy Jackson the Flight Training Network Manager at Icon Aircraft joins us on this episode of the Water Flying podcast to discuss the numerous flight training programs currently offered by ICON Aircraft.
    From ICON Authorized Flight Instructors programs to Single Engine Sea Ratings and owner transition programs ICON Aircraft has developed a much more impressive training curriculum than most people realize.
    Join us on this episode of the Water Flying podcast to learn more.

    • 35 min
    Why is the Cessna 185 Seaplane So Popular?

    Why is the Cessna 185 Seaplane So Popular?

    Why is the Cessna 185 Skywagon such a legendary seaplane and bush plane? In this episode of Water Flying, we discuss this topic with Stephen Williams who has been an owner and operator of his Cessna 185 for over 26 years.
    This is part of an on going series within the Water Flying podcast where we explore different specific types of seaplanes providing a general overview of their operations, as well as, a many of the more notable talking points that will help you our listeners be more knowledgable regarding these aircraft.

    • 58 min

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4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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This show covers so many different aspects of the seaplane world and mixes it with a great combination of serious discussion and a enjoyable light hearted format.

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