March 2016 Issue

Seaplane Rentals: Good Luck with That

With fresh seaplane rating in hand and your chest puffed out with seaplane pilot ego, thoughts turn to actually renting a seaplane to feed your new addiction. Unfortunately, that could be a pipe dream. The buzz-killing reality is that seaplane rentals are few and far between. After surviving the initial training and seeing your instructor (and the examiner) hover centimeters from your controls, you should know why. …

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