Picture of the Day: Seaplane training

Matt McCoy submitted the following photo and note: “Glassy water landing practice in a Cessna 185 amphib on Vancouver Lake in Washington State.” 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 Day are also considered […]

Picture of the Day: The best day of his cruise

Angelo Rodriguez submitted the following photo and note: “Cruised to Alaska in May 2018 and arrived in Ketchikan on the first good flying day of the season — this was the result. That day there were four or five ships in the harbor with well over 10,000 passengers. The Beavers and Otters (most Turbine conversions) […]

Picture of the Day: A beautiful day for a checkride

Jim McCloud submitted the following photo and note: “What a beautiful day for a checkride! Steven Malvey and examiner Jim Hinson taxi out for a checkride in Angels Camp, California.” 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 Day: Sunset on Lake Hood

Robbie Culver submitted the following photo and note: “I shot this at the Lake Hood Seaplane Base in Anchorage, Alaska, at sunset. The red Cessna made for some dramatic color in the fading light.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All […]

Pictures of the day: Splash-In at Stillwater Landing

Frequent photo contributor Glenn Brasch, the force behind AirportCourtesyCars.com, sent in these pictures from the Stillwater Landing Splash-In in Montana Aug. 10-12, 2018. The event was sponsored by EAA Chapter 102, with assistance from the Montana Seaplane Pilots Association. The host of the splash-in, Bill Montgomery, also received the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award from the FAA during the […]

Pictures of the day: ‘A day I won’t forget’

While she was in Missoula, Montana, for the recent Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Fly-In, Abbey Hutter, marketing coordinator at JSFirm.com, got the chance to take a float plane ride at Lindey’s Landing West Seaplane Base in Seeley Lake, Montana. “Back Country Flying Experience was kind enough to take us for a ride in their […]

Picture of the Day: Seaplane sanctuary

Mark Wrasse submitted the following photo and a note: “A quiet evening in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.” 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 Day are also considered for our new Page 4 photo feature in […]

New evidence shows JFK soloed in just 10 days

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – New documents have come to light indicating one of the most famous men in history, U.S. President John F. Kennedy, learned to fly at an Embry-Riddle seaplane base in Miami during World War II. The training took place over 10 days in 1944. The findings, verified by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Archivist […]

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 […]