The world’s largest seaplane festival, Gidroaviasalon was held on the Black Sea coast in Russia last weekend.
Kamil Winek sent us this visitor post about this year’s Mazury Airshow with a lot of beautiful pictures.
The Chinese AVIC AG600 giant seaplane first-ever flight was from Zhuhai Jinwan airport about 50 miles west of Hong Kong. The AG600’s hour-long maiden flight shows it flying over water but not actually landing on it. An aquatic takeoff and landing is set for 2018.
The first Greek seaplane test flights in a 10-seat Quest Kodiak seaplane were successfully completed on the island of Corfu, following seven years of effort to establish seaplane flight connections in Greece.
Maldives flagship carrier Maldivian has announced a major expansion of its seaplane operations with plans to add five more aircrafts soon.
A Chinese company has produced the world’s first unmanned, amphibious commercial seaplane, with plans to use it to deliver goods, transport supplies to islands and detect submarines, according to the manufacturer.
Viking Air president David Curtis said this week: the aircraft factory plans to start building the SuperScooper water bombers. Last year the Viking Air Limited acquired manufacturing rights for this water bomber, it called the Canadair CL-415, was manufactured by…
The Cessna 208 Caravan amphibian seaplane made an emergency landing in the East River on Friday evening last week. Lucky seaplane accident. An NYPD boat rescued 10 people from the seaplane, 9 passengers and the captain.
Blue and green water, summer, sunshine, pretty women, good music, need I say more? Two seaplane flight videos, and that’s nice makes your day.
Spanish Air Force 43 Group, which specialises in water bombing forest fires, is flying in Portugal. Canadaair CL215 and Bombardier 415 waterbomber seaplanes are throwing the water on the burning forest 100 miles away from Lisbon.