Technique

Water-assisted landings may be considered one of the more treacherous off-airport maneuvers that aviators rely on. Essentially, it’s waterskiing a wheel plane to shore to achieve the shortest possible landing. ...

I was eager to explore new places after installing a brand new set of 31” Bushwheels. My first off-airport destination was an alpine 4100' high alpine hilltop located in the Talkeetna Mountains. After a few passes and go-arounds, I landed. It was just me and...