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rotorhead
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June 8, 2016 4:05 pm  

I'm not sure what's different about the regulations for the aircraft's, but I have flown in copilot seat on Cape Air and Sea Flight many times and its an awesome seat! Never seen anyone who is not a Seaborne pilot fly in copilot seat on Seaplane though.

The crew requirements are determined by the number of passenger seats and the gross takeoff weight.

Cape Air and Sea Flight meet the "nine or fewer" rule. They can fly with one pilot. Nine or fewer requires fewer crew, fewer avionics, less documentation, etc. The Cessna 402 which Cape Air flies hold exactly 9. Sea Flight flies a Cessna 208 Caravan which also seats 9.


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June 8, 2016 4:46 pm  

I must have signed up for their emails several times, and used to get them. Let me sign up again.


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June 8, 2016 6:15 pm  

I'm not sure what's different about the regulations for the aircraft's, but I have flown in copilot seat on Cape Air and Sea Flight many times and its an awesome seat! Never seen anyone who is not a Seaborne pilot fly in copilot seat on Seaplane though.

The crew requirements are determined by the number of passenger seats and the gross takeoff weight.

Cape Air and Sea Flight meet the "nine or fewer" rule. They can fly with one pilot. Nine or fewer requires fewer crew, fewer avionics, less documentation, etc. The Cessna 402 which Cape Air flies hold exactly 9. Sea Flight flies a Cessna 208 Caravan which also seats 9.

100% seaborne. These are the planes with the different animals as logos on the tail. Dolphin, turtle etc. that's seaborne. Our usual pilot is the big German dude. He has a German flag on his lanyard hanging in the cockpit. We've flown with him three times, I sat front at least two of those. The rest - 3 or 4 times has been seaplane. This is all last year and once in Jan of this year.

Totally right the seaplane has two pilots. My bad.


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June 8, 2016 6:30 pm  

I'm not sure what's different about the regulations for the aircraft's, but I have flown in copilot seat on Cape Air and Sea Flight many times and its an awesome seat! Never seen anyone who is not a Seaborne pilot fly in copilot seat on Seaplane though.

The crew requirements are determined by the number of passenger seats and the gross takeoff weight.

Cape Air and Sea Flight meet the "nine or fewer" rule. They can fly with one pilot. Nine or fewer requires fewer crew, fewer avionics, less documentation, etc. The Cessna 402 which Cape Air flies hold exactly 9. Sea Flight flies a Cessna 208 Caravan which also seats 9.

100% seaborne. These are the planes with the different animals as logos on the tail. Dolphin, turtle etc. that's seaborne. Our usual pilot is the big German dude. He has a German flag on his lanyard hanging in the cockpit. We've flown with him three times, I sat front at least two of those. The rest - 3 or 4 times has been seaplane. This is all last year and once in Jan of this year.

Totally right the seaplane has two pilots. My bad.

The German pilot is Piotr (Peter)--he flies for Cape Air. Cape Air usually has $79 seats short (day of, day before) notice. Seaflight (seaplane that lands at the airport) is $80 every time, and Seaborne (seaplane that lands in Csted/CA harbor) short notice is typically $129. Although more than 3 days out you can find cheaper fares.


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June 9, 2016 2:45 am  

I picked up tickets on the seaplane for $39 each way, grant it that was during one of their summer sales.


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