Alaska Floats & Skis, Inc

P.O. Box 139, Talkeetna, AK 99676

Experience real backcountry flying with views of the Alaskan Range and majestic Denali. Our seaplane base and lodge are located only two miles from beautiful, downtown Talkeetna. Each course includes ground instruction, training material, and three nights of lodging. Already have your float rating? Come rent a floatplane with an instructor; go where you like, fish, hike, and explore. We also offer recurrent seaplane training, advanced seaplane training, flight reviews, bush flying training, and skiplane training. Please see website for full pricing list. We will put together a package that is just right for you.

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 Rating 6 $2775
Checkride N/A $600
Bush Pilot5 $2275
Ski Pilot5 $2275
SES course includes three nights lodging on lake, 5 hours ground school, 1 hour survival course, and the course syllabus and book “Notes of a Seaplane Instructor”
Bush pilot course includes three nights lodging on lake, 3 hour ground school, and 1 hour survival course
Ski pilot course includes three nights lodging on lake, 3 hours ground school, and glacier house rental option
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
PA-22 160, 160 HP $350 NA