The annual seaplane splash-in at Bowden’s Landing in Florida was opened to all seaplanes this year.
Ted Luebbers sent in this photograph for Picture of the Day, explaining: “Thought you might like this picture of the Waco gracing the ramp at the Seaplane-a-Palooza in Tavares, Florida, America’s Seaplane City. The big seaplane splash-in was held April 7-8, 2018, the weekend before SUN ‘n FUN. EAA Chapter 534 prepared a pancake breakfast […]
The pre-SUN ‘n FUN Seaplane-A-Palooza will be held April 7-8, 2018, at the Tavares Seaplane Base (FA1) in Florida. “Pilots journeying to SUN ‘n FUN are invited to get a jump start on their aviation experience in America’s Seaplane City,” organizers note. Seaplane-A-Palooza 2018 will provide opportunities for pilots to visit with exhibitors and participate […]
Uncooperative weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the pilots and aircraft owners who attended the Searey Splash-In, Nov. 12, 2017, at Bowden’s Landing Island Lake Seaplane Base in Umatilla, Florida. Members of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534 were instrumental in the fly-in, with host Tom Bowden a member of the chapter. Other members provided food, […]