Wet and Wonderful: Flying Cross-Country on Straight Floats

When Jason Grieff and a close friend planned to fly his Cessna 172 on straight floats from Florida to Vermont and back last summer, they knew it would be an adventure they just didn't know how much of one it would be. Flying low, staying VFR and hopping from one seaplane base or boat marina to another, they saw a bunch of the eastern U.S. and stopped in out-of-the-way places GA pilots rarely visit. As summer approaches North America, it's time to plan your own flying expedition.

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