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How much does an amphibian plane cost?

The A5 is a carbon-fiber seaplane that only costs $250,000. (Price is relative, granted, but we’re talking about a plane here.) You can learn how to operate it in less time than it takes to binge-watch two seasons of House of Cards. It is amphibious, taking off and landing from both land and water.

How much is a Grumman Goose?

Throughout the war, the Goose served as a utility, patrol, and rescue aircraft. It provided excellent service worldwide. The $62,180.00 Gooses were sold to the civilian market by the WAA for between $6-10,000.

How much does a small float plane cost?

There are bargains in the float plane world, as a well-used, entry-level aircraft such as a Cessna 172 can be had for $50,000. But it’s hard to justify cutting corners on planes, and a slightly larger Cessna in tip-top shape commands at least $100,000. For beginners, float plane certification costs $13,000 or more.

How much does a flying boat cost?

Ultralight flying is less expensive in many ways. The Flying boat retails for only $21,000. This is far less than general aviation planes, and less than most kit planes. Training costs are less because it takes fewer hours to learn to fly and to be certified.

How many Grumman Albatross are still flying?

Grumman HU-16 Albatross

HU-16 Albatross
Status retired
Primary users United States Air Force United States Coast Guard United States Navy Hellenic Navy
Produced 1949–1961
Number built 466

What kind of plane was Cutter’s Goose?

The Grumman G-21 Goose is an amphibious flying boat designed by Grumman to serve as an eight-seat “commuter” aircraft for businessmen in the Long Island area. The Goose was Grumman’s first monoplane to fly, its first twin-engined aircraft, and its first aircraft to enter commercial airline service.