Ground School

Lesson 1

  • Intro to Searey
  • POH
  • Flight Manual Overview
  • Flight manual In Detail
  • Aircraft Systems

Lesson 2

  • Retractable Landing Gear Systems
  • Searey Retractable Gear System
  • Basic Tailwheel Aircraft Operation
  • Searey Tailwheel 
  • Patterns
  • Crosswind Conditions

Lesson 3

  • Intro to Seaplane Operations
  • Weather and Water
  • Hydrodynamics and Buoyancy
  • Physics of a Seaplane Take Off
  • Passenger Briefings
  • Getting on the Water
  • Water Handling
  • Normal Operations

Lesson 4

  • Rough Water Operations
  • Confined Area Operations
  • Glassy Water Operations
  • Emergencies

Lesson 5

  • Flight Planning
  • Environment and Public Relations
  • River Operations
  • Knots
  • Rules of the Road

Videos

Instructional videos