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.
The ICON A5 has been flying along the Hudson River and the over iconic New York skyline last week. Captain Kirk Hawkins the ICON’s founder and CEO explains and shows in this article’s video that small seaplane would be like…
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,…
American aircraft factory ICON reports that its first customer A5 amphibian plane completed its inaugural flight at the company’s airport at the end of last month.
This is a really cool old video of the “Arctic Tern” flying in the frozen north. A lot of cool footage of the Cessna 140 and 170A that Bud Helmericks used on wheels floats and skis.
Two seaplane flight options out of NC.
A short film about flying and Seaplanes, with Seaplane Adventures in Mill Valley, California.