Seaplane Rating

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The Cessna 182 Amphib has a 300 horse power I/O 550 conversion. The only seaplane in the Las Vegas Area. Not only will you have the opportunity to fly on and around beautiful Lake Mead or nearby open water, you will also be piloting a Cessna 182T that will allow for your High Performance and Complex endorsements. That means that at Monarch Sky, you are earning a rating AND two endorsements for the price of just the rating!
To earn your Seaplane Add-on, you must have at least a Private Pilot Certificate for the Private Add-On or A Commercial  Certificate for the Private or Commercial Add-On.


Additional Training: The experience requirements provided above are derived from FAA regulations and may not represent the actual amount of training required to achieve the specified rating. The timeline and prices quoted below are based on minimum hours. Additional training will be billed at an hourly rate and could extend the graduation date.


Prerequisites:  All Monarch Sky courses and pricing assume that students meet the FAA prescribed experience prerequisites. If students wish, Monarch Sky can provide Time Building in order to meet all prerequisites.

Seaplane Addon Prerequisites

  • Valid US Government issued identification/li>
  • Written Exam Completed Within Preceeding 24 Months
  • Monarch Sky Study Prep Complete
  • Deposit Paid*
*Students must pay 1/2 of the course total as deposit. The remainder is due on the first day of training.
Discounts & Incentives
  • Students who enroll in an accelerated course get 10% off all pilot supplies
  • 25% off lodging at Hampton Inn Suites for Monarch Sky students
  • Free transportation provided to and from Hampton Inn Suites

Seaplane Rating - 3 Day Fast Track

As part of our Seaplane Rating package, you can fly in a Cessna 182 Amphib, it has has a 300 horse power I/O 550 conversion and is the only seaplane in the Las Vegas Area.
This course includes:
  • 5 Hours of Flight Time Including Fuel
  • 5 Hours of Flight Instruction
  • 5 Hours of Ground Instruction
  • Burke Mees' "Notes of a Seaplane Instructor" book
  • High Performance and Complex Endorsements Included!
Prices Starting at $2,975*
Additional Expenses that May Apply*
  • Written Exam Fee
  • FAA Medical Certificate
  • Checkride Fee
  • Student Supplies
  • Formal Ground School
  • Lodging & Transportation
  • Additional Flight Training
  • Time Building (If Required)
Our Address:
1420 Jet Stream Drive, Ste #105
Henderson, NV, USA 89052
Hours of Operation:
7 days a week 8am to 5pm
Closed Holidays

Learn To Fly

At Monarch Sky, we offer a wide variety of accelerated flight training programs, which include courses from Private Pilot up through Airline Transport Pilot. We recognize that each student brings a unique set of circumstances and experiences to their flight training. We have provided overviews for the usual progression of certificates and ratings.


Monarch Sky offers individual programs, or if you are looking for a career in aviation, we suggest you see our bundled Career Pilot programs.



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