Floatplane Ratings & Advanced Floatplane Training

Where better to learn to fly floatplanes than in beautiful, water rich Alaska? Receive training to complete your Airplane Single Engine Sea rating in 2-4 days while enjoying the magnificent views in the Matanuska Valley. After your training is complete, checkrides are available through our on-staff Designated Pilot Examiner who is available 7 days a week.

What to study before day 1:
  • Chapters 1-6 & 8 in the FAA-H-8083-23 Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook
  • Cessna 172M Vspeeds
  • CIGARS, FCARS and GUMPS flowchecks

Study materials recommended to review before your first day of groundschool can be found through the link below. 

Packages Available

6 hours of flight time in the airplane and 5 hours of dual with the fuel and instructor included

(Checkride NOT included in package)

$2,444.00 total

Checkrides available 7 days a week from our on-staff DPE

*Payable in cash only*

$700.00 total

Additional flight hours beyond those included in the package

 

$395.00/hr