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.
Ben Shipps from Brown's Seaplane Base
Ben Shipps from Brown's Seaplane Base joins Steve and Abbie to discuss the things that challenge new seaplane pilots in their training and check rides.
Additionally, we discuss the transition of ownership of Brown's Seaplane base to the next generation and the addition of an Icon A5 to the training fleet of Piper J-3 Cubs and Super Cubs.
Top Ten Water Flying Podcasts : First 25,000 Listens
Top ten episodes from the first 25,000 listens to the Water Flying podcast. Abbie and Steve review and reflect on the most popular seaplane episodes from our first year and 25,000 listens.
You will be provided the episode number, topic and a description of each. Safety, insurance and training all rank among the most popular topics.
Zane Jacobson On Seaplanes & BackcountryPilot.org
Zane Jacobson founder of BackcountryPilot.org joins Steve and Abbie for a discussion on intersection of seaplanes and backcountry flying.
Backcountrypilot.org is a great looking website with a growing collection of resources for backcountry land and seaplane pilots.
For more info visit: backcountrupilot.org and seaplanes.org
Get to Know SPA Chairman Phil Lockwood
In this episode we talk with Seaplane Pilots Association Chairman of the Board Phil Lockwood. Phil's passion for innovation and his tireless advocacy for the aviation community are truly inspirational. Best known for creating and manufacturing the amazing multiengine AirCam, he also is an accomplished photographer and video producer. Somehow he is able to find time to lead SPA; his Sebring, Florida, EAA chaper; and numerous other organizations. Take time to tune in to this insightful episode featuring SPA's talented Chairman of the Board.
World's Largest Seaplane Event Fly-In : Greenville
Seaplane Nirvana, attending Greenville Maine's International Seaplane Fly-In should be on every seaplane pilot and seaplane fan's bucket list.
Gary Norris president of the Greenville International Seaplane Fly-In joins Steve and Abbie to discuss the history, the setting and what to expect when attending the world's largest seaplane fly-in.
Seaplane Pilots Association Airventure 2021 Recap
In this episode of Water Flying, we express our deep gratitude for the time, energy and passion that both the SPA and EAA volunteers gave to make Airventure 2021 such an amazing success.
We also share some of the incredible statistics of SPA's membership results and activities at the show, as well as, the impressive stats from EAA regarding Airventure 2021.
Try it you’ll like it.
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.