Quantcast

Latest Seaplane Stories

2011-12-28 10:00:00

Key West Seaplanes is featured in FLYING Magazine, the most prestigious international aviation magazine. In the December 2011 edition, Key West Seaplanes is recognized for the company's long-established private seaplane charter service to the exclusive Little Palm Island, hidden away in The Florida Keys. Key West, FL (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Key West Seaplanes is featured in FLYING Magazine with a story recognizing the company's long-established private seaplane charter service to the...

2011-11-29 23:00:00

Key West Seaplanes kicks-off yet another winter season of private seaplane charter services to world-class Little Palm Island Resort and Spa from all points on the mainland,The Florida Keys and Key West. With the official end of an uneventful hurricane season on November 30th, Key West Seaplanes is now ramped up for a busy winter of flying guests to island getaways such as Little Palm Island, Hawks Cay, The Moorings and Cheeca Lodge. The company also adds more options for private seaplane...

2011-06-23 08:09:00

DUBAI, UAE, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred years after the first seaplane flight in Italy, a flight which took place over Venice, a seaplane will once again fly over the city. On 24th June 2011 Jet Ops Europe Ltd will launch its seaplane scenic flights over Venice, offering a breathtaking view of the city and its surrounding islands. This spectacular tour will be a landmark addition to the exclusive range offered by Seawings LLC, an established international...

2008-07-13 09:00:19

By Susan Schrock, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 13--ARLINGTON -- Boaters on Lake Arlington could find themselves sharing the waves with seaplanes. The Texas Department of Transportation denied the city's request to restrict when pilots could operate seaplanes on the lake. The city had wanted to limit seaplane operations to daytime hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, when the city typically reports little boat traffic. However, state law says cities can't ban aquatic...

2008-01-04 15:07:19

It's a bird, it's a plane -- no, it's the Flying Fish, a new unmanned seaplane developed at the University of Michigan that has demonstrated the ability to take off, fly and land autonomously in moderate seas some 6 feet high. Researchers at U-M's Aerospace Engineering Department and its Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratories who designed and built the new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which they named the Flying Fish, think it is the first UAV that can take off and land on water all...

2005-12-23 18:51:16

MIAMI (Reuters) - A body plucked on Friday from the ocean off Florida's Key Biscayne was that of a victim of the seaplane crash earlier in the week off Miami Beach, authorities said. The bodies of 19 of the 20 people on board the ill-fated aircraft, including three infants and two pilots, were recovered soon after the crash on Monday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The 20th body was swept out to sea, however. It was discovered by a boater shortly before midday on Friday about...

2005-12-21 23:11:01

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Federal investigators raised the wreckage of a twin-engine seaplane from the seabed off Miami Beach on Wednesday and said they had found "fatigue cracks" that might have caused the aging aircraft to lose its right wing and crash, killing at least 19 people. An aviation expert said cracks were "insidious" in vintage aircraft like the 58-year-old Grumman G-73T Turbine Mallard, which plowed into shallow waters near Miami's Art Deco District on...

2005-12-21 18:03:10

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Federal investigators raised the wreckage of a twin-engine seaplane from the seabed off Miami Beach on Wednesday and said they found a "fatigue crack" that might have caused the aging aircraft to lose its right wing and crash, killing at least 19. An aviation expert said cracks were "insidious" in vintage aircraft like the 58-year-old Grumman G-73T Turbine Mallard that plowed into shallow waters near Miami's Art Deco District on Monday, after...

2005-12-19 18:15:32

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - A seaplane packed with passengers crashed in flames off Miami Beach and sank into the U.S. city's main shipping channel on Monday, killing at least 19 people, authorities said. The twin-engine seaplane crashed just off the southern tip of Miami Beach after taking off for the Bahamian island of Bimini with 18 passengers, including three infants, and two crew, according to Roger Nair, general manager of Chalk's Ocean Airways, which operated the ill-fated...


Word of the Day
ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
Related