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…
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.
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.
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.
Today the business travelers can travel between the two cities by car, rail or air travel, but it takes at least 4 hours. The seaplane service is a long-overdue option, because the passengers can fly from Boston to Manhattan in…
In the ’50s both the American and Soviet political leadership ordered seaplanes, able to carry out nuclear bombings. In the case of destroyed airfields, these monster seaplanes still could have been able to react with nuclear bombs to the aggressor.
Week walked around the Internet a photo series from the beginning of the fifties. A former fighter Catalina has become a luxury yacht in the sky. This triggered my memories of old timer seaplane, I went twice to its board.