Venture North Aviation, LLC

125 Wheaton Rd., Cloquet, MN 55720

Earn your private or commercial seaplane rating while exploring the remote lakes of Northern MN. We are located on the western tip of Lake Superior in Minnesota, You will have access to thousands of Northern Minnesota lakes for floatplane flying. Don’t settle for anything less than the classic Super Cub on amphibious floats; perfect for that secluded Northwood’s lake or the private grass strip.
Based in Cloquet, MN, Venture North Aviation, LLC offers seaplane ratings, seaplane recurrent training, and custom floatplane adventures throughout northern Minnesota. You can earn your floatplane rating in as little as 6 to10 hours of flying. Our Piper Super Cub with 160hp engine on Wipline 2100 floats is the ultimate floatplane flying machine to earn your seaplane rating.

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
Three-day Seaplane Rating 8 $2499
Five-day Seaplane Rating, plus Wilderness Adventure16 $4999
One-day Seaplane Recurrent training$650
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
PA18A-160 Super Cub Wipline 2100 amphib
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