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Part 141 Proficiency

Floatplane Proficiency Training

This course is a Seaplane Rating refresher course. It consists of 3 hours of flight training over 3 flights. Each flight has a pre and post-flight briefing. The last flight is an End of Course Test. After you pass that test you will receive a graduation certificate and the instructor can sign you off for a Bi-Annual Flight Review. 

Flight Areas of Study:

  • Preflight inspection
  • Taxiing and sailing
  • Normal takeoffs and landings
  • Confined area takeoffs and landings
  • Glassy water takeoffs and landings
  • Rough water takeoffs and landings
  • Emergency descent, approach, and landing
  • Systems and equipment malfunctions
  • Seaplane Post-Landing Procedures


Picture of seaplane in one float step taxi.

The following are hourly prices:

Cessna 172 Straight Float:   $ 295.00
Cessna 185 Straight Float:   $ 650.00
Cessna 185 Amphibian:   $730.00
Cessna 206 Straight Float:   $815.00
Cessna 206 Amphibian:   $ 870.00
de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver Amphibian:   $1,040.00

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