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  all about pilot ratings

  choosing a flight school
  Recreational Pilot Permit
  Private Pilot Licence
  Commercial pilot licence
  multi engine rating
  night rating
  floatplane rating requirements
  instrument rating
  instructor rating
  licence conversions

Float Rating Requirements

An applicant for a seaplane rating shall complete a total of 7 hours of seaplane training, including:

(A) a minimum of 5 hours dual instruction, and
(B) a minimum of 5 takeoffs and landings as sole occupant of the aeroplane,
except for two crew aircraft, in which case the takeoffs and landings shall be done as pilot-in-command.

The following exercises shall be included in the seaplane training: taxiing, sailing, docking, takeoffs, and landings.
As conditions exist, operations on glassy water, rough water and in crosswind conditions.

An applicant for a seaplane rating shall have reached the level of skill specified in the Flight Instructor Standard.