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FLOAT RATING

Master maneuvers unique to seaplanes

FLOAT RATING

Blue River Aviation offers seaplane training/ratings in a Piper Super Cub equipped with Edo floats and a 180HP Cessna 172 on Aerocet Floats. During your ground and flight training you will master maneuvers unique to seaplanes such as:

Float construction and regulations
Aircraft systems
Determining seaplane accessibility in bodies of waters
Preflight considerations
Castoff and taxiing
Reading wind and water conditions
Normal take-offs and landings
Glassy water takeoffs and landings
Rough water takeoffs and landings
Crosswind takeoffs and landings
Confined area takeoffs and landings
Sailing
Engine and systems failure
Docking, beaching, ramping, and mooring

Pricing:

Cessna 172 - $1,900

Piper Super Cub - $2,400

Our course includes ground training and up to 6hrs in the airplane. We also offer Seaplane refresher training as well.

fly floats, blue river aviation, flight school, fly around alaska
float rating, blue river aviation, flight school, fly around alaska
float rating, blue river aviation, flight school, fly around alaska