Two heritage, one seaplane airplane factory. Canadian aircraft manufacturer Viking Air has acquired and modernized the types of the deHavilland Canada aircraft factory, including such legendary models as the Twin Otter and Beaver seaplanes. Plus the Viking Air bought the…
Great beautiful pics about Minnesota Seaplane Picnic
Nancy M. Johnson sent great beautiful pics about Minnesota Seaplane Picnic, where over 300 people attended the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association’s Annual Pig Roast and Fly In two weeks ago.
Firefighter seaplane crash-landed near the fire Greece
UPDATE Firefighter helicopter flew back to help the crash-landed seaplane. One of the pilots of the helicopter says:
Seaplane local sightseeing opened for tourists in South China
A few days sightseeing tour possible in Liuzhou, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The Cessna 208 Caravan amphibious seaplanes take off from the river to boost local tourism industry.
Seaplane flight by autogyro on floats
The autogyro is a rotary-wing aircraft that uses a propeller for forward motion and a freely rotating, unmotorized rotor for lift. Unfortunately, it rarely used by seaplane but it is very attractive in flight.
New Viking 400S seaplane at the Singapore Airshow
Today the Canadian aircraft manufacturer Viking Air Limited introduced the world’s first dedicated seaplane in the near 20 passenger category at the Singapore Airshow. In the picture you can see the Viking floats 400S will be sold a year’s time.
Guestvideo Europe’s only scheduled seaplane service
At long last in Europe one seaplane airline is scheduled operates and developing well. Moreover the Croatian European Coastal Airlines already flies to Italy. Special and wonderful shots of its DHC-6 Twin Otter seaplane flight.
Diamond Aircraft builds Dornier Seastar airframe
Austrian and German company united Chinese financial backgrounds and finally will be a new European seaplane, the Dornier Seastar. After thirty years of this seaplane first taking off its production will start and according to the plans this summer Dornier…
Rutan SkiGull: The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful by Burt Rutan
Burt Rutan’s wife, Tonya was published Burt writing of the SkiGull maiden flight and new photos are attached on her Facebook. We publish in a major part of Burt writing and the new photos. Secretly we hope that likes this…
EAA Airventure Oshkosh: seaplanes on grass, on water
Recently was the world’s largest annual aircraft pilot’s meeting at Oshkosh, near Chicago, where seaplanes also showcased. Alex McNaught from Australia sent us a reportage with images about osh15. The end of this article we recommend a seaplane captain blogpost,…