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Standard Private or Commercial Seaplane Rating - $4500
Standard course includes 7 hours of flight time in the Cubcrafters XCub Amphib with unlimited ground instruction.
(Examiner fee is not included). Additional flight hours are $600/hour.
Please plan on spending a minimum of 4 days with us to complete your training. Our normal model has you training Monday-Wednesday with check ride on Thursday. If Monday is a holiday, plan on starting Tuesday with check ride on Friday. Exceptions to this model may be made schedule permitting.
Contact us for pricing if you wish to obtain your Single-Engine Sea Rating in the Kodiak 100 Amphib.
Advanced 10-Hour Course - contact us for pricing details.
In this course you will learn everything in the standard course, plus
advanced confined area techniques and river current techniques and procedures in the Clark Fork River in North Idaho and Montana.
Lodging & Entertainment Package Deals
Contact us for package deals to include staying at the Hayden Lake Lodge or Triple Play Family Fun Park & Hotel
Booking Deposit: In order to confirm your booking, a $500 deposit check must be mailed at least 60 days prior to starting training. The check is fully refundable if you cancel more than 30 days prior to training, but non-refundable if you cancel within 30 days. Upon commencing your training, the check will be applied to your final balance.
Kevin Heiss - ATP / Gold Seal CFII / IGI
Kevin started flying for the US Navy immediately after graduating the University of Southern California. After retiring from a 28-year career in the US Navy, he flew for the airlines before choosing semi-retired family life in North Idaho. He has extensive high altitude mountain flying experience as well as aerobatics, formation, and instrument flying & instruction. His ratings include ATP Multi Engine Land with multiple type ratings; Commercial privileges for Single Engine Land & Sea and Rotorcraft-Helicopter. He holds Flight Instructor certifications for Airplane Single & Multi-engine, Rotorcraft Helicopter, and Instrument Airplane & Helicopter. Kevin has nearly 6000 hours in over 50 different type of aircraft and has provided over 2300 hours of dual instruction given. He looks forward to expanding your flying experience in the world of float flying, and perhaps even coupled with instrument float flying if you choose our new ATP Singe Engine Sea Rating!
Glenn Smith - DPE/Gold Seal CFII
Glenn started flying in a high school aviation program. Glenn opened Springfield Flying Service in the 80’s providing primary, instrument, multiengine, Stearman aerobatic and seaplane instruction and also rides at air shows, banner towing and aircraft ferrying. In 2012 Glenn opened Coeur d’Alene Seaplanes.
Glenn's flight experience: 15600 hours total time, 9300 hours tailwheel, 5500 hours in Stearmans, 5800 hours instruction given, and 2300 hours Single Engine Sea. Glenn’s FAA Certifications are: ATP Single Engine Land and Sea, Multiengine Land, Gold Seal Flight Instructor, Airplane Single and Multi Engine and Instrument; A&P Mechanic/ IA, and Designated Pilot Examiner