International Seaplane Training

in co-operation with the Harbour Air Group

Our Instructors

Professional seaplane pilots

qualified seaplane instructors

…the best mentors you can have.


International Seaplane Training incorporates some of the most qualified seaplane pilots and instructors available.

The pilots responsible for your training are primarily current or former aircrew for the Harbour Air Group, and all have tremendous experience in seaplane operations and seaplane training.

Individually, these pilots have flown thousands of hours in seaplanes and have countless invaluable experiences and lessons to pass on to a trainee.

Together, they’ve chalked up more than 35,000 flight hours of experience – ensuring you are in the very best hands possible.

Combined Hours of Seaplane Flight Experience

Combined Years of Experience


Committed to your training

Eric Scott

  • Total flight experience: 11000 Hrs
  • Seaplane Experience 6000 Hrs
  • Years of seaplane operation experience: 24 years
  • Years of seaplane training experience: 10 years
  • Relavent Type experience: C180, 185, DHC2, DHC3, DHC3T, DHC6, CL21, CL22, AT802
  • 11000 hours on seaplanes 60% 60%
  • 24 Years of Seaplane Experience 65% 65%
  • 9 Seaplane Types 35% 35%

Ty Ruff

  • Total flight experience: 4500 Hrs
  • Seaplane Experience 3500 Hrs
  • Years of seaplane operational experience: 10 years
  • Years of seaplane training experience: 5 years
  • Relavent Type experience: C180, C182, C185, C206, C206T DHC2, DHC3T,
  • 3500 Hours on Seaplanes 20% 20%
  • 10 Years of Seaplane Experience 25% 25%
  • 7 Seaplane Types 30% 30%

Art Booth

  • Total flight experience: 19,600 Hrs
  • Seaplane Experience 18,300 Hrs
  • Years of seaplane operational experience: 34 years
  • Years of seaplane training experience: 25 years
  • Relavent Type experience: C180, C185, C-206, DHC2, DHC-2T, DHC3, DHC3T, DHC6, PA-14.
  • 19600 Hours on Seaplanes 90% 90%
  • 34 Years of Seaplane Experience 75% 75%
  • 9 Seaplane Types 35% 35%


These pilots have a minimum of 3000 hours of seaplane flight experience, and have worked for several operators around the world.


All of us have experience not just operating, but teaching people to fly seaplanes. Some of us even maintain current flight instructor ratings.

Y’know… just in case.


We are backed by a great company with great attributes. Your training takes place in a pristine aircraft, that is properly equipped to ensure your training is relevant.


As professionals, our priority is training a quality pilot. You can rest assured that our instructors will work tirelessly to bring your skill set to the standard of quality that we demand.

We want to hear from you


International Seaplane Training, 4680 Cowley Crescent, Richmond BC, Canada. V7B-1C1 1-604-278-3478, Ext. 3793