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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...

Giving Back – Investing in Kids and Communities

FLA owner Scott McIntosh was interviewed by Julia McCaig, Director of Development at Island Pacific School on Bowen Island about a recent donation to their annual Financial Aid fundraiser. - Reprinted courtesy of IPS.  Kristin and Geoff Jarvis donated a unique and...

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...

Training: What to Expect from Our Programs

A day of floatplane training at Fort Langley Air takes place in a clean, modern environment with professional pilots in well-maintained planes. Our float plane ratings are taught by seasoned professionals who have worked in the aviation industry. We stay very...

My First Flight: What is it like to fly in a float plane?

by John StiverCrisp, clear, windless: a perfect day for flying. At least I took their word for it. Because how would I know, I had never been in a float plane before.I was heading up in a DHC Beaver,  the Fender Telecaster of floatplanes, my pilot uncle’s favourite,...

8 Tips for Aerial Photography

Our digital content manager John Stiver shares tips for getting the best photos when you are out flying with Fort Langley AirMost of our customers at Fort Langley Air take the opportunity to try aerial photography, or hone their craft during their flightseeing...

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