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Welcome to the Floatplane Operators Association


Acting as a common voice, the FOA is committed to sharing knowledge, experience and being accountable to members through equitable, transparent and inclusive operation and serving as a forum to be both responsive and proactive to changing industry dynamics.

Overall, we aim to actively promote the development of a ‘safety first’ industry.

  • Our Objective

    is to establish Best Practices,
    together with a consistent culture of safety across the industry by creating credibility for all operators and confidence for the public.

  • RSS Aviation News

    • WingX Pro7 For Android Announced
      WingX Pro7, the popular EFB app for iPads and iPhones, will be available for Android in the coming weeks, Hilton Software LLC announced at the Sun 'n Fun show in Lakeland, Florida. The Android version will roll out with VFR Sectionals, IFR High and Low Enroute charts, routing, weather, TFRs, and Special Use Airspace overlays.
    • NTSB Opens Accident Docket For 2013 Alaska Crash
      The National Transportation Safety Board opened the accident docket Friday for the Nov. 29, 2013 crash of a Cessna 208B near St. Mary's, Alaska. Of the 10 people on board, the pilot and three passengers were killed, and six passengers sustained serious injuries. The aircraft was operating under Hageland Aviation Services, Inc., doing business as […]
    • Redbird Students Complete "One Week Ready To Solo"
      All three students taking part in Redbird Flight Simulations' One Week Ready To Solo campaign at Sun 'n Fun are slated to fly their supervised solo flights Saturday morning. Nik Osterman, Chris Graves and Sherry Rosenkranz, all zero-time beginners, started daily training just before the show.
    • CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium Set For May 1
      This year's CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium is set for May 1 and 2 in Santa Rosa, California. The event will feature talks by experts from Pipistrel, Airbus, Bye Aerospace, NASA, Northrop Grumman, PC Aero, Joby Aviation, Stanford University and more. The speakers will focus on recent advances in technology that aim to make it possible […]