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blues deville

Alaska Float Planes

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I am curious about the experience level of the pilots. Generally these outfits have long time employed flight crews with hours and hours of coastal float time. My float days were in much less congested areas but if you were in radio range you heard me make my arrival and departure calls as everyone did. I’m sure these AK pilots did the same but two high wing, non-TCAS aircraft operating closely in the same airspace can easily get themselves into trouble. 

An unfortunate event but I hope this is only a “one of” accident and not a sign of the growing shortage of experienced pilots.



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