Tag Archives: Seaplane

Bare Foot Pilots Check Ride

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

Posted in Pilot's Blog Book, Seaplane Skyways | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bare Foot Pilots Check Ride

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

Posted in Pilot's Blog Book, Seaplane Skyways | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Pilot's Blog Book, Seaplane Skyways, Who Are You? | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Seaplane Pilots and South Seas Pearls

Since early times gold, silver, diamonds and pearls have been on the top of man’s list of the most sought after and cherished valuables. Gold, silver and diamonds are formed and forged by heat and pressure during violent fluctuations deep within our earth’s inhospitable … Continue reading

Posted in Pilot's Blog Book, Seaplane Skyways, Travelling Posts, Who Are You? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Seaplane Pilots and South Seas Pearls

After Jurassic World: The Age of the Amphibian

Long after the age of the reptiles we still have a unique species of flying amphibians, specifically called amphibian seaplanes, gracing the world’s oceans and skies. One of the toughest, most agile and graceful of this amphibian species is the Cessna … Continue reading

Posted in Pilot's Blog Book, Seaplane Skyways, Who Are You? | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on After Jurassic World: The Age of the Amphibian

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

Posted in Pilot's Blog Book, Seaplane Skyways, Travelling Posts | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on No Farewell to Summer

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

Posted in Pilot's Blog Book, Seaplane Skyways, Who Are You? | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Wanted – Seaplane Pilot for the Philippines