Blue River Aviation

780 E Yukon st Hangar 104, Palmer AK 99645

Learn to fly floats in our Super Cub or C172, landing on beautiful remote lakes in Alaska. Our floatplane course will include flying around the talkeetna and Chugach mountain range and finishing up with a checkride in Talkeetna. We also offer seaplane refresher courses and off-airport, backcountry mountain training. Our flight school is located one hour north of Anchorage in Palmer, Alaska.

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
PA-18-150 180 HP 6$2400
Cessna 172 180 HP 6$1900
Our float plane add-on course includes up to 6 hours in the plane, ground training and the checkride flight (checkride fee not included)The course takes 2-3 days to complete including the checkride.
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-18-150 180 HP $375N/A
Cessna 172 180 HP $300N/A