What are seaplanes? How do they work? Are they safe? We've compiled a list of interesting facts about seaplanes, Textron's Cessna Caravan and Siam Seaplane. You might be surprised to learn that seaplanes have been around for a lot longer and are more common than most people think!
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The Seaplane Pilots Association(SPA) has been the voice for protecting and promoting water flying since 1972. In addition to supporting seaplane pilots, SPA publishes the Water Flying magazine, the only magazine dedicated to covering the seaplane community. Find out more: https://seaplanepilotsassociation.org/H. Michael Miley
Constructing new airports poses a huge environmental concern as it requires a permanent location and destruction of a natural habitat and infrastructure support which leads to more construction, waste disposal, and also requires time and massive investment. Seaplanes require only a body of water such as a suitable beach, or a floating dock. It means that seaplanes provide fast, safe, and low-impact transportation to remote and sensitive areas and the only infrastructure we require is water.Find out more about seaplanes and the environment