The ability to land on water allows a pilot entry to areas that were previously inaccessible. Whether you want to fly directly to your lake cabin, or you just want to expand your abilities, Parkwater's KODIAK floatplane course provides the knowledge, skills, and experience to safely operate in the varying conditions inherent to floatplane flying.
Our course includes float systems, pre-flight inspection, evaluating wind and water conditions, engine start and shut down and propeller considerations, glassy and rough water take-off and landing, cross-wind take-off and landing, emergency landing, docking and beaching. The KODIAK is an excellent platform for turbine floatplane training. Courses include classroom and floatplane flight time in a location that has a wide-variety of water landing environments. Taught by instructors with in-depth knowledge of KODIAK abilities and limitations, the Parkwater floatplane training is certain to make you a skilled KODIAK floatplane pilot, ready for just about any situation.
Please contact us for specific training details. The course hours listed below are only an estimate.
Ground School: Estimated 20 Hours
Simulator (Pilot Flying): Estimated 2 Hours
Briefing / Debriefing: Estimated 5 Hours
Flight Training: Estimated 8 Hours