Sealand Aviation Blog

Sealand Aviation Blog

Repatriation of a DHC-2 - August 20th

ZK-BVR becomes C-GTTU. Repatriation and flags

The Cessna Summer: the Conquest, the Caravan and the Cessna 340. And an Extra EA400! - August 7th

Summertime is when the Beavers fly away and the Cessnas arrive.  On Tuesday we took a few pictures:

Moving, Manufacturing and Mowing - July 27th

We've been busy.  Along with the usual springtime maintenance we have installed another Cabin Kit and Extended Engine Mount, repaired a ground-looped L19, been up the Alaska Highway twice:

How to back up in a Beaver: the Video - May 20th

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Bob Kobzey took this video of Greg Koopman practicing backing up the DHC-2 TRACE Beaver on wheel gear.

Country Cousins - May 16th

Bob caught this picture of the DHC-2 and the Air Tractor with the TRACE Engine.

Testing continues - May 14th

Greg is spending one more day in Texas, giving a check out to the TRACE Air Tractor pilot who will continue with the company test flight program.   

TRACE Flight Testing Day 2 - May 13th

Some more pictures: The TRACE Beaver at 1000 feet, Greg and Bob alongside the plane, and a snapshot at the end of the day..Plus a video!

TRACE BEAVER IS FLYING!!!! - May 12th

Mark this day in history.  Finally the engineers have enough paper to equal the weight of the plane, and the final piece of paper says we can fly. The flight was uneventful

Float Planes and Cameras - April 6th

Greg and Tyson delivered N9LB up to Ketchikan the other day, and Tyson took this shot just north of Campbell River.