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Bare Foot Pilots Check Ride

The Seaplane Check and Training Captain – sitting in the back – feet up – observing the pilots during line training.

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Richer for a Day: Islands in the Philippines

In Canada and Alaska we not only fly to hunting, fishing, logging and mining camps but also to remote native communities. These small communities, built on the shores of lakes rivers or oceans  far from the economic centers of major … Continue reading

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Common Sense and Seaplane Flying

“Common sense is no longer common,” says a veteran pilot talking about training new recruits. I have heard that phrase before but in most cases the person saying it has no idea of what it means or, in this case, … Continue reading

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No Farewell to Summer

Shangri-la Resort Boracay –  Every season has an anti-season. For spring there is fall. For summer there is winter. In the Philippines there is summer, which happens in April and May, and then… there is the rest of the year which … Continue reading

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Wanted – Seaplane Pilot for the Philippines

We are Recruiting Seaplane Captains for the Philippines. Although we are still considered a start up here in the Philippines we already have 4 brand new C208B Grand Caravan EXs on Wipaire 8750 amphibian floats and 3 seaplane bases. To … Continue reading

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Perfect Peak – Mayon Volcano

A Filipino slash Canadian slash Pilot slash Friend flying for Cebu Pacific posted a picture of the Mayon Volcano on his Facebook page. From a Airbus at 37,000 ft the 8077 ft volcano peak looks pretty cool. The very next … Continue reading

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New Seaplane Base for Manila South Harbour

When you are flying in seaplane hot spots like Seattle, Vancouver or the Maldives you expect to find seaplane infrastructure such as ramps, docks, jetties, moorings or floating rafts that make passenger transfers easier and safer. After all that is … Continue reading

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