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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

    • Four Dead, Houses Destroyed In California Crash
      Four people are dead and at least two were injured in the crash that also destroyed two houses in Riverside, California on Monday. A Cessna 310 took off from Riverside Municipal Airport around 5 p.m. headed for San Jose and crashed about a half mile from the airport.
    • SpaceX Plans 2018 Manned Moon Shot
      SpaceX will send two people on a trip around the Moon next year in a Falcon Heavy rocket, the company announced on Monday. The two private citizens, whose names have not yet been released, have already paid "a significant deposit," SpaceX said. "Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these individuals will travel into space carrying […]
    • Tucker Wins Hoover Trophy
      Veteran airshow pilot Sean Tucker will receive AOPA's R.A. "Bob" Hoover Trophy on March 8 at a ceremony at Terminal A at Reagan National Airport. The award was inaugurated last year and given to Hoover, who died last year.
    • Lucky Hunters Rescued By Chance
      A couple of hunters from a small northern Canada village are being called the "luckiest two guys in the Arctic" after an RCAF patrol aircraft happened on them purely by accident and flew them to safety after a tricky landing on sea ice.