So You Want to Fly Seaplanes from Sporty’s

January 4, 2009

Seaplane flying is an exciting way to rediscover the fun and freedom of flying, or add that rating pilots covet. Now, the latest DVD in Sporty?s “What You Should Know” series can help you get your feet wet.

In So You Want to Fly Seaplanes, you?ll travel to the famous Jack Brown?s Seaplane Base in Florida for a complete look at what flying seaplanes is all about. Climb into the back seat of a Piper J-3 Cub on floats for a pilot?s eye view of all the maneuvers required for the FAA checkride. Learn the different taxi techniques you?ll use, how to read the wind and the water, and how to master water takeoffs and landings.

Along the way, you?ll get real world tips to help advance your skills from noted seaplane instructors Jon Brown and John Rennie. Also includes interactive extras for more detailed information about key topics.

Packed with over an hour of in-flight footage and full motion graphics, So You Want to Fly Seaplanes is perfect for anyone interested in the world of water flying.

Duration : 0:3:33


5 Responses to “So You Want to Fly Seaplanes from Sporty’s”

  1. Bagels108 on January 4th, 2009 8:38 am

    Divert- Plan an …
    Divert- Plan an alternative and call in a hotel.

  2. sktfucker212 on January 4th, 2009 8:38 am

    storms cant come …
    storms cant come all of the sudden , so at least look up before u buckelup

  3. ponic420h on January 4th, 2009 8:38 am

    If you don’t get …
    If you don’t get the weather you are retarded. And rough water is safer then crashing into the ground

  4. oestfalcon on January 4th, 2009 8:38 am

    You have the same …
    You have the same problem with a land based plane. That’s why you get a weather briefing before you take off.

  5. elli782 on January 4th, 2009 8:38 am

    Lets say you take …
    Lets say you take off in calm water then a storm comes, you can’t stay in the air and can’t land in rough water.?

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