Seaplane Ratings, Instrument Flight Instruction and Commercial Pilot Rating
A safe pilot is one that recognizes limitations and seeks a training partnership which facilitates growth required to undertake a new certificate or rating.
Single Engine Sea is an added pilot rating requires which requires a few hours of training and a check ride with an FAA examiner
Your seaplane training includes handling an airplane on the water, understanding the environment for wind speed and direction, verifying the suitability of a water landing area, and securing the airplane at a beach, ramp, dock or mooring buoy. You’ll acquire better judgment in regards to your choice of runway, traffic pattern and parking spot.
Instrument flight training teaches you to fly among the clouds but it also teaches you to be a better precision pilot. The instrument flight rules training is a series of rules and procedures established by the FAA, teaches you to fly by your instruments, take your flight planning to a deeper level and get a better understand of weather conditions.
As a commercial pilot you can be paid for your services; these services can include, local scenic flights, ferry flights, crop dusting, banner towing, aerial photography, fire fighting and can follow up with getting your flight instructor rating. Some say the commercial rating is a glorified private pilot because many of the maneuvers are the same. You become the master of the plane by being smooth and skillful in how you fly an aircraft.