After ten years of development the Privateer seaplane flew for the first time. The maiden flight of the Privateer amphibian happened this month in Florida.
The world’s largest aircraft pilot meeting today ended near Chicago. One video and few pictures about fewer seaplanes.
My new video compilation about the classic gigantic seaplane and the electric-powered future, Hughes H-4 Hercules and Kitty Hawk Flyer.
On this week ICON Aircraft put 1000 hours of flight time on his first ICON A5 amphibian aircraft and bonded 100th composite fuselage of his aircraft at ICON seaplane factory Tijuana.
The world’s largest seaplane festival, Gidroaviasalon was held on the Black Sea coast in Russia last weekend.
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.
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.
In this spring Icon aircraft factory announced, they are able to supply the ordered A5 amphibious seaplanes one year later. The company’s update release you can see that they can keep the new deadline.
Few years ago on a winter flight from Anchorage to Dutch Harbour a Grumman Goose seaplane had a double engine failured. The seaplane landed on an ice covered lake and a crew was assembled to free the amphibian seaplane from…