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

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