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!

Splash-In September 25th – 27th 2015

Sher, Ryan and I got a chance to participate at the Clearlake Splash-in last week-end. The new experience for us was not to fly but to display our new Quicksilver and our Full Lotus Floats. We all helped with the event which is a reward in its self but we really missed the flying. We turned down 13 to 14 intro flights on Saturday alone. I'll post more pictures and a video Sher took while flying with Alberto in his 185 Cessna.

It’s that time again!! CLEARLAKE SPLASH-IN 2015

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Light Sport Repairman, Maintenance – Airplane – on both S-LSA and E-LSA aircraft

120 hour FAA approved course hosted by Rainbow Aviation’s Carol and Brian Carpenter.  The Class is offered in Corning, CA.  Corning is the olive capital of the world.

This allows Capt Ray, as a FAA Certified Repairman, to perform Annuals, 100 Hour Inspections and line maintenance on both S-LSA and E-LSA aircraft. 

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