what's up with Aopa and Seaplanes lately?

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by Brad W, May 23, 2020.

  1. Brad W

    Brad W Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Seems like almost every aopa video these days has some nudge for seaplanes and getting your seaplane rating.
     
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    flyingron Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    The SPA probably provides them a lot of editorial material that they don't have to exploit their other contributors for.
     
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    smv Cleared for Takeoff

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    Only real pilots have Seaplane ratings.

    :p
     
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    Some have two ;)
     
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    The search for relevancy
     
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    Hope to get mine this week at Jack Brown's

    Cheers
     
  7. Brad W

    Brad W Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I do like the idea...and have for many years considered doing it if I can ever get current again.... & I can see why they or anyone might be occasionally suggesting it as a way for pilots to do something new and different....but lately it's just coming off to me like some sneaky hidden agenda without every coming out saying they have a formal campaign.

    good luck and have fun x3 Skier! I hope to see a report here about how it goes! Before this pandemic hit, I was planning to get recurrent and proficient this year locally, then I had a very loose idea about maybe doing a little mini vacation next year down to Jack Brown's or someplace to do it.... now I don't know...
     
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    Increased pilot skills? People need to quit the agenda stuff...