Adventure North Flying Service

5959 Ojibwa Rd., Brainerd, MN 56431

Single and multiengine seaplane, beginner to advanced, offered in Baudette and Brainerd Lakes areas.
Baudette: Training is offered on the Rainy River at our FBO, located at the Baudette International Airport (KBDE). The Rainy River provides the border between the U.S. and Canada and feeds into Lake of the Woods, the sixth largest lake in the United States! Our training includes both river and lake flying. We invite you to enjoy a resort package at one of many lodges, which includes fishing or golf, in the walleye capital of the world.
Brainerd: The Brainerd Lakes area is a seaplane pilot’s dream! With more than 450 lakes within a 20-mile radius, you are never far from water! The scenery and lakes are breathtaking. Resort and golf packages are available at the numerous resorts in the area.
Courses include ground school, study guide, aircraft, and instructor. Some students require extra time, depending on individual skill. We offer SES and MES advanced training; please call for pricing. Examiner’s fee is $250-$300. No updates available for 2020.

Course Rates Hours Cost
Commercial Multiengine Sea (G44A) 4-6 $4500
Pvt/Commercial Single-engine Sea 4-6 $2100
Package rates include checkride
Course Rates Hours Cost
SES Basic Rating (180)6 $1950
SES Basic Rating (206)7$2100
SES training in owner aircraft 6 $600
SES Advanced – AvailablePlease call
MES Basic Rating6$875/hr
MES Advanced – AvailablePlease call
Resort packages Please call Brainerd and Baudette areas (see comments)
Hourly Rates Dual Solo
Aviat Husky A-1B Amphibian (SES) $275 N/A
Grumman G44A Super Widgeon (MES) $750 N/A
Lockwood Aircam Amphibian $450 N/A
Piper J3 Cub (tailwheel) $200 N/A
American Champion Decathlon (tailwheel) $275 N/A
Twin Comanche (MEL) $450 N/A
Robinson R44 Raven II $500 N/A
Hourly Rates Dual Solo
Cessna 206, 300 hp, Edo 3430 floats $340 N/A
Cessna 180, Edo 2870 floats$300N/A
Beech 18 Twin, Edo 7850 floats$875N/A