KDVR – Fire Boss

Colorado may be landlocked, but it’s home to a thriving seaplane community. Seaplanes can offer so many services, including firefighting, medical and emergency evacuations, and transportation. The Colorado Seaplane Initiative is hosting “The Great Waco BiPlane Tour of 2020” Oct. 7th at 11am at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, Exploration of Flight, … Read moreKDVR – Fire Boss

Recovery Fundraiser

SPA Helps Hurricane Relief Efforts Bahamians need our help. Hurricane Dorian has severely impacted the Bahamas, especially the Abacos and Grand Bahama island. As part of relief efforts to aid in the islands’ recovery, the Seaplane Pilots Association is teaming up with our partners at Tropic Ocean Airways to deliver much-needed aid to our island friends who have experienced one of the … Read moreRecovery Fundraiser

Water Resources Review Committee – Oct 5, 2017

2017 Regular Session Hearing Items Shepherding Water Rights in Colorado Water for Outdoor Landscaping Forest Health Advisory Council Water Infrastructure and Supply Efficiency (WISE) Project House Bill 17-1289 Concerning Historical Consumptive Use Follow-Up on High Groundwater Issues Seaplanes and Colorado State Parks Seaplanes and Aquatic Nuisance Species Public Testimony Final Recommendations on the Colorado Water … Read moreWater Resources Review Committee – Oct 5, 2017

Lake Meredith – June 2, 2018

Back to Splash-In Outcome 79 Days until Colorado’s Second Annual Lake Meredith Splash-IN! at Lake Meredith, Ordway, CO. Colorado’s First and Only Public Use Seaplane Base! This year we have joined the Mile High Meet and Greet Wakeboarding group. Lake Meredith Splash-in Schedule Attending Aircraft Other Activities Grumman Widgeon – Arizona Pilots may be offering rides … Read moreLake Meredith – June 2, 2018

Connect & Collaborate – Sept 18 – 22, 2017

General Aviation Week Tammy Schmidt, On-Air Producer with Co-Host Kelly Sloan talk about policy and legislation that impact what some pilots are allowed to do, where to fly where to land and much more. During the week various aviation associations are introduced and their role in aviation is discussed. In the September 22nd installment, Ray … Read moreConnect & Collaborate – Sept 18 – 22, 2017

Peninsula Daily News – August 10, 2017

Emergency Respondents, Volunteers Practice with Seaplane On August 9, 2017, seaplanes, community resources and emergency services planners came together to help pave the way for a better future for Jefferson County. After doing exercises for so many years, starting in 2009, it is a special privilege to get to see everything come together and all … Read morePeninsula Daily News – August 10, 2017

Westword: Why Colorado remains the only state with a ban on seaplanes

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — In a state known for its love of outdoor recreation, there is one thing you’ve probably never seen in a Colorado lake: a seaplane. The Centennial State remains the only one in the country with a ban on seaplanes in state-controlled waters. The ban was instituted years ago, over concerns that Colorado … Read moreWestword: Why Colorado remains the only state with a ban on seaplanes