Ray and Sher's Shipway Light-Sport and Ultralight Aviation services provides Sport Pilot and Ultralight pilot training, Basic Flight Reviews and Proficiency Checks for your Light-Sport aircraft. We provide Quicksilver sales and services, including owner building assistance in Cloverdale, CA 060 (Cloverdale Airport designator) thirty miles north of Santa Rosa on Hwy 101. Light-Sport planes and Ultralights are very light weight, single and two seat aircraft are used for sport and recreation. We can set you up with Floats to attach to your plane so you can land and or take-off from water. They fly “low and slow” during the day and good weather conditions. The term ultralight can include everything from unpowered hang gliders to powered parachutes to fully instrumented, sleek-looking “cruisers” weighing less than 254 pounds. Flying an ultralight does not require a pilot certificate and there are no minimum age or training requirements. Because they are often easier to operate, training normally takes just 10-20 hours. Aircraft costs are also low, with average new ultralights costing between $8,000-$15,000. Used ultralights can cost as little as $5000!
Congratulations to Ray Shipway for completing his Sport Pilot Certified Flight Instructor program! Ray's flight training business will feature one of the 5 ever built SLSA quicksilver trainers. Ray is an outstanding pilot and I'm certain his students will be lucky to have such a great CFI to work with. Ray's business will also be included in the Captain Drake's Family Aerial adventures flight School network.
June 23, Ryan solo'd from the 060 Cloverdale Airport today. He flew to the Geyserville Bridge and back to 060!
Pictures taken by Sher
Float testing deemed a success! Clearlake was beautiful! ShipwayAviation flying but who belongs to which feet?
Good News! We are testing our float plane, and all is working! We are at Clearlake, Lakeport @ Skylark Motel Sunday thru Tuesday (5-27 thru 5-29). If you’re near come on over, we are also doing Intro Flights Too!
SAVE THE DATE! This year’s Splash & Fly In Dates:
Friday, Sep 7 – Saturday, Sept 8, 2018
Click on the link below for further flyer and Aviator Information
Clear Lake Splash & Fly In
Natural High School (NHS) field – 810 N Main St, Lakeport, California
Sher and I hope to see you there!