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Piedmont Puddler Jumpers offers a multitude of options for seaplane training fun.

Piedmont Puddle Jumpers is a collaboration between two local flight schools in the Piedmont region of central North Carolina. Mike and Mike began this venture with aspirations of liquid bliss and unparalleled floating fun in mind. Their hope is to inject the romance back into your flying adventures or just help put a checkmark on your bucket list. Situated just north of Charlotte on Lake Norman the area boasts 500+ miles of gorgeous shoreline perfect for seaplane serenity. The Catawba River Valley is a vast playground of lakes and rivers with an endless supply of challenges. The Blue Ridge Portion of the Appalachian Mountains provides a breathtakingly beautiful backdrop for the training grounds and happens to be the birthplace of our aquatic asset. It’s an exceptional area for a family vacation or a solo excursion. Whether it’s a private or commercial Single Engine ASES rating you are seeking, PPJ has you covered. You are cordially invited to come experience the exhilarating world that is float flying with Piedmont Puddle Jumpers, a leader in aquatic aviation adventures.

Aeronca Champ 7EC Specs

Seats: 2
Gross weight: 1474 lbs.
Empty weight: 1019 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 26 gals.
Engine: 115 hp Lycoming 0-235 Wagner Conversion
Floats: PK1800
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