The AVIC AG600 amphibious aircraft made its maiden flight from Zhuhai Airport in last December and carried out its first water surface take-off and landing in Jingmen water airport last week.
The world’s largest seaplane festival, Gidroaviasalon was held on the Black Sea coast in Russia last weekend.
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.
In April ICON A5 had a hard landing, when the water came into the cockpit, but no one was injured. Unfortunately some days ago they were not lucky, the seaplane flew for 20 minutes before it crashed, the crew died.
Tomas Brodreskift, the CEO of the Norwegian development company presents Equator P2 Xcursion, the new electric-hybrid twoseater seaplane to Seaplane International readers at the ceremony.