Picture of the Day: A floatplane at rest

Frequent contributor Glenn Brasch, the force behind AirportCourtesyCars.com, sent us this photo of a Beaver on floats at Lake Coeur d’Alene in northern Idaho, a seaplane haven. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in for Picture of the […]

FlareAssist introduced

New from Recreational Mobility, “The Searey Specialist,” is the FlareAssist Radar Altimeter for glassy water landings. FlareAssist annunciates the aircraft’s altitude above the surface, starting from 30′, down to 1′. Accuracy is +/- 3″. Audio can be plugged into the intercom via a MP3 plug, or hardwired into the intercom’s non-muting input. Power requirement is 12 […]

Italy’s Lake Como: Fantasy on floats

Situated in northern Italy near the Swiss border, Lake Como has been attracting tourists ever since Julius Caesar. Although most visitors end up seeing portions of its 106 mile shoreline from one of the many excursion boats plying the beautiful blue-green waters, Lake Como offers unparalleled vistas best appreciated from the air … and especially […]