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It's Not A Seaplane, But That Didn't Stop This Alaskan Bush Pilot

Check out how this Alaskan bush pilot uses a river to lengthen available landing distance for a sandbar landing and takeoff. You definitely don't want to try this in your C172 - they don't normally come with tundra tires!

Swayne Martin

Swayne is an editor at Boldmethod, certified flight instructor, and an Embraer 145 First Officer for a regional airline. He graduated as an aviation major from the University of North Dakota in 2018, holds a PIC Type Rating for Cessna Citation Jets (CE-525), and is a former pilot for Mokulele Airlines. He's the author of articles, quizzes and lists on Boldmethod every week. You can reach Swayne at, and follow his flying adventures on his YouTube Channel.

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