International Seaplane Training

in co-operation with the Harbour Air Group

Our Rates

and associated cost of the Professional Seaplane Pilot Program


International Seaplane Training delivers quality training to the highest standard, while still delivering a great rate to our clients.

As you know, International Seaplane Training provides only qualified instructors for your training. To learn more about these instructors, and what their qualifications really are, be sure to check them out in our instructors section. With tremendous support from the Harbour Air Group, we are able to make these instructors available for only 70.00 USD per hour, and they are INCLUDED with our C-180 wet rate.

That’s right.

World-class training from working professional pilots, including all fuel, navcanada, oil, and maintenance fees. No surprises, and it’s all tucked in to 465.00 USD per hour.


All prices are presented in USD.


Professional Seaplane Pilot Program Cost Breakdown:


USD Hourly C-180 Wet Rate, Including IST Qualified Instructor

USD Hourly Qualified IST Instructor Rate

Ground Based Operational Training Course:

Twenty-five hours of ground-based operational training, including

  • Two-hour initial seaplane ground school
  • Seventeen one hour and fifteen minute operational classes
  • Three exams

Rate: $70.00 Per instructor-hour

Total Cost: $1750.00



Total Program Cost

Seventy-five hours of Premium Professional Seaplane Flight Instruction

$25,000 USD.

The Flight Training Program

Fifty hours of flight training on our well-maintained Cessna C-180 Aircraft, including

49.3 hours of dual instruction time

0.7 hours of solo flight time

  • Fuel
  • An International Seaplane Training fully qualified instructor
  • All pre-flight and post-flight briefings and debriefings

Rate: $465.00 / Hour

Total Cost: $23,250.00

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