Tag Archives: Wipaire

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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Tugawe Cove Resort Caramoan Coastline

Flying to a new seaplane location is always exciting. No seaplane has landed at Tugawe Cove before and although it is on a distant south eastern peninsula of Luzon Island (the island Manila is on) there are no roads to … Continue reading

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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

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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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