Source for all things Seaplane

Water Flying Magazine

Water Flying is the only aviation magazine solely dedicated to covering the seaplane community with seaplane safety and how-to technique articles, pilot reports on aircraft and floats, seaplane travel and destination insights, news and new-product announcements, and a detailed calendar of seaplane events and activities. Published six times a year and distributed exclusively to SPA members.

Water Landing Directory

The Water Landing Directory app is a unique and powerful interactive tool for seaplane pilots and those interested in joining the seaplane community.

Features of the Water Landing Directory app include:

Safety Seminars & Educational Workshops

The Seaplane Pilots Association conducts safety seminars and workshops around the country at aviation events including the Northwest Aviation Conference in Puyullap, Washington; Sun ‘n Fun; the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering; EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh and many more.

Community Events

Belonging to the Seaplane Pilots Association is the best way to stay connected to the seaplane community through events including:

Field Directors

Our state Field Directors provide a core of knowledgeable seaplane owners and operators to assist SPA managers and members with answering seaplane questions, working local and regional issues, updating the Water Landing Directory, and recommending seaplane destinations in the areas they represent.

Online Resources

Online resources cover a variety of topics including seaplane terminology, seaplane specifications, downloadable resources, still photo and video galleries, podcasts, educational videos and so much more.