Tag Archives: Super Cub

Flying On Floats or Wheels…. Checklists Could Save Your Life!

by Philip Mattison I am a 5,000-plus hour pilot, with commercial, single and multi-engine, instrument, seaplane, skiplane, and instructor ratings. I have logged 1,200-plus hours in my Super Cub on floats, flying north of the Arctic Circle three times, have been … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Seaplane Adventure To The Sub Arctic

by Philip Mattison My wife, Kathleen (Kath), and I were looking for a floatplane trip last mid summer, so we called Brian Schanche of Adventure Seaplanes at Surfside Seaplane Base in Minneapolis. Brian invited us to fly a two-ship trip … Continue reading

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GPS Is The Future of Navigation

by Michael Kaufman After concentrating my column for the last four issues on autopilots, my efforts will now turn to Global Positioning System, better known as “GPS.” When asked what the invention of the decade was, many people say, the … Continue reading

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