Monthly Archives: February 2013

Seaplane Adventure – Part #10 – The checkride.

Its still Monday night. The checkride is scheduled for tomorrow, and I just taxiied up to the dock with Dave. Brian and Chuck where there and helped me secure the airplane with ropes. Brian sticks his head in the door … Continue reading

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Seaplane Adventure – Part #9 – My new best VFR experience

The flying has been getting more challenging with each place we visit. My face is literally sore from smiling. I belong here and find this experience as simply pure joy. I’m going to sleep very well tonight. My checkride is … Continue reading

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Seaplane Adventure – Part #8 – Monday’s ramping it up in increments

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As George Potts would say – the flying today was a real juicer. With lunch behind us, Dave and I launched for a series of pond-hopping; gator-spotting; airboat formation flying; confined area and canal landing adventures – one after another. … Continue reading

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Seaplane Adventure – Part #7 – Monday’s Slow Start

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So now its about 11 am or so, and Dave and I spend a few minutes getting to know each other. He asks how I’d like to approach my training – minimum flight time or maximum experience. Since I had … Continue reading

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