Andy Blacker Chief Pilot, Fort Langley Air: Military to Flying Floats
We talked to Andy Blacker, our Chief Pilot, about what drew him from a successful career in the military to flying floats at Fort Langley Air. Where and when did you become a pilot? I completed my Private Pilot Licence in the UK whilst in the British Military flying...
Flying Safely in the Time of Covid
We take safety extremely seriously, so we have taken every precaution to responsibly re-open our operations while the Covid-19 pandemic is still a serious concern. We are confident that we have established protocols to operate in full compliance with guidelines by our...
How COVID-19 is Affecting Fort Langley Air’s Training Operations
We are a success thanks to you, our clients. Thank you for your business, your awesome Google Reviews, your friendship on social media and for all of your referrals. We couldn't do it without you! WE WILL NOT REOPEN FOR SUMMER 2020 It is with heavy heart we report...
The Canadian Plan: Training as a bush pilot first
The lore of bush pilots is a part of Canada’s history and the profession has produced both skill and character. Pilot John Crawford discusses why the experience of training as a bush pilot first, and flying float planes is so important to any pilot and why many...
Pilot Olivia Kunze Wins FLA Scholarship
“My advice for girls interested in aviation and flying float planes is to enjoy the ride. Some days will be hard and busy, but it’s the little moments that make it the best industry to be in. It is an industry that will continually encourage you to grow and learn.” – Olivia Kunze
Exploring Rainbow Falls BC By Float Plane
“Rainbow Falls is a perennial plunge waterfall located near Harrison Lake, British Columbia. The falls can be viewed with difficulty from a bridge on the unpaved logging road below”. - WikipediaIf you feel like you have “been there done that” in BC, it might be time...
Fly Floats in Canada: How To Obtain a Foreign Licence Validation Certificate (FLVC)
Welcome to Fort Langley Air! In this article we talk about how to obtain a a Foreign Licence Validation Certificate (FLVC) so that you can fly floats in Canada. We also cover several options for obtaining a seaplane rating in Canada. We encourage you to reach out to...
Get Your Float Plane Rating (and Spend Quality Time With Your Partner)
Stewart and Claire are a married couple from Australia with an exciting hobby in common: both are pilots, and they enjoyed doing their float plane ratings at Fort Langley Air. They have a sense of adventure and have found the ultimate way to spend quality time...
Why I Came from Winnipeg to Train at Fort Langley Air
Our team talked to Winnipeg client, pilot Kenton Pilek, to find out why he flew to BC to train at Fort Langley Air. Why head to BC to get his float rating? Several of us spent our early years walking to school in the MB winter, so we had a hunch that the weather had...
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