Traverse Air, Inc.

294 West Silver Lake Rd. North, Traverse City, MI 49685

Tom Brady owns, operates, and does all training for Traverse Air Inc. He has more than 30 years of experience. The plane used is a 1947 Piper Super Cruiser, 150 hp. Course rate includes complete six-hour course, training manual, seaplane for checkride, and a free six-month membership with the Seaplane Pilots Association. Tom schedules and coordinates for the checkride. The designated-examiner fee is an additional $600. The rating is guaranteed and insured. Biennial flight reviews and SES time-building packages are available. Training takes two days and is done in beautiful, scenic northern Michigan. Only Alaska has more territorial water than Michigan. Traverse Air Inc. is located in the middle of 3320 square miles of lakes and bays. Learn the stick-and-rudder skills of seaplane flying while enjoying the beauty of the area. Bring your family with you for a great vacation while doing the most enjoyable rating you will ever obtain. The area is the water wonderland of the Midwest. It is surrounded by the bays of Lake Michigan, inland lakes, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, the rolling hills of vineyards, fruit trees, and farm lands, making this a relaxing and wonderful place to come. There are many attractions and recreational activities. Check out the Visitor’s Bureau for things to do in our area.

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 5-6 $1295
Examiner’s fee$600
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
Piper PA-12-150 $220 N/A