Come fly “The Last Best Place” Big Sky Country Montana. Backcountry Flying Experience covers floats, skis and big tires all in one location. We will take you into the Bob Marshall wilderness and all over North West Montana. Learn to fly into some of the most spectacular lakes and rivers in the North West. With over 1100hrs of float flying experience, you will get the best instruction including advanced Montana mountain flying. Lodging specials available and adventure packages for the whole family.
Our primary training aircraft is a Piper PA-18 Super Cub on EDO 2000 Straight Floats
Cessna 180 Scenic or dual $450.00 an hour (2 passengers)
Cessna 195 Scenic only $450.00 an hour (up to 3 passengers)
Group Rates are available for parties over 10 call for details
ASES rating Basic course 6 hrs $1900.00
Adv Course 8 hrs. $2395.00
PA-18 Super Cub $295.00 dual
Call for block time (10 hours or more)
Ground Instruction $96.00 hour
Flight Review in PA-18 - $375.00 for one hour ground and dual
Already AESE rated and just want to get current? 3 hours in PA-18 for $835.00 (must be ASES Rated)
Basic course includes ground school, study materials, 5 hours dual, aircraft rental for checkride and 6 months membership in The Seaplane Pilots Association. Examiner's fee is separate.
Advanced course includes everything in basic course plus additional ground and two hours dual flying into remote mountain lakes and canyons.
See Northwest Montana From A Float Plane
Charter services provided by Dillon Flying service Inc.