The Maldivian Twin Otter seaplane tipped over while attempting to land at the Velana International Airport’s waterway Saturday morning. The nine passengers and three crewmembers were rescued before the plane sank. The passengers and crew were minor injuries, they have…
My favorite: Air mechanic lady in a Man’s World
At the Kenmore Air Express Maintenance Hangar, you don’t have to look hard to notice one of the mechanics is not like the others. The 26 years old Jenn McBeth is working as a part-time mechanic and part-time admin.
Canadian seaplane captain over Adriatic Sea
We already wrote the Croatian seaplane airline’s two female pilots, they have worked together with Luke Howard, the captain of European Coastal Airlines. We have interviewed him and we asked about his seaplane pilot’s career in writing.
Grumman Albatross over Manhattan
A rare Grumman Albatross flying up the Hudson River somewhere between the Statue of Liberty and Battery Park, with a man standing up in the bow hatch, arms outstretched against a 150 knots headwind. In the seaplane’s nose standing Dirk…
Halong Bay seaplane flight
Hai Au Aviation is the pioneer in commercial seaplane service in Vietnam, bringing an unique travel and sightseeing to Vietnam’s most beautiful destinations. It’s Halong Bay seaplane flight is a great experience for the tourists. Hai Au Aviation owns and…
European Coastal Airlines has paused operations
Sad news arrived last week. Europe’s only seaplane airline, which flew more DHC6 Twin Otter seaplanes, has stopped operations for an indefinite period. The following press release signed by Captain Klaus-Dieter Martin, CEO and founder of the European Coastal Airlines…
Video about Dakota seaplane
Douglas DC-3 Dakota was a legendary passenger aircraft, mounted on floating in the second world war. One of them Dakota seaplanes would be nearly seventy-five-year-old, damage that can not fly today. A few years ago guest video about it.
Video: Junkers F-13 seaplane on Lake Balaton
This video showing how fly the Junkers F-13 by seaplane on Lake Balaton in the twenties. Recently built a Junkers F-13 replica in Germany. It could be mounted on wheels instead of floats, may be back nostalgia seaplane flight in…
Seaplane sightseeing over Dubai
Recent seaplane sightseeing video about Dubai. This monumental city has become iconic for its special-shaped artificial islands, skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, in particular the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
My favorite – Pan American began scheduled air service from the United States to Great Britain
77 years ago today Pan American World Airways began scheduled air service from the United States to Britain. The Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper made the first flight from Port Washington to Southampton, while the clipper has landed a few times.