The Top 7 Amphibious and Float Planes

One of the best parts about Ridge Landing being in central Florida is the easy accessibility to all kinds of seaside towns and beach cities. Our central location makes it easy for our residents to fly off to all kinds of destinations, whether you want to head to Key West to transport to island time or the west coast’s St. Pete Beach is calling your name, Ridge Landing encourages that you use our location to its fullest potential.

With that being said, Florida has a lot of water. The state is a peninsula, after all! With three sides of Florida surrounded by beautiful water and aquatic life to match, it’s only right that we take a look at some of the best amphibious and float planes on the market.

Our own Crooked Lake is perfect for float planes or amphibian aircrafts, you can also use our dock!Amphibian Aircraft Crooked Lake

So without further ado, here are the top planes you can take on the water.


SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In Expo 2016

It’s that time of year again, aviation enthusiasts! That’s right — it’s time to rev up those engines and fly into the biggest annual convention in Florida and the second largest of its kind in the world… The SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In Expo in Lakeland! Beginning tomorrow, April 5, and extending through to April 10, you’ll just need to fly a mere 30 statute miles from Ridge Landing to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, which becomes the busiest in the world during the week of SUN ‘n FUN.


The Top 9 Activities You Won’t Want To Miss At SUN n FUN 2016

SUN ‘n FUN is one of the most adventurous aviation events in the world today, attracting participants from all around the globe. The annual international fly in and expo event provides a weeklong platform for participants and spectators to learn as much as they can about the aviation industry while having fun and enjoying the sun.

SUN ‘n FUN Int’l Fly-In Expo is April 5 – 10, 2016 – Get Your Tickets Today

The 6-day event, which takes place in April, celebrates the past and current developments in the aviation industry, featuring more than 4,000 airplanes and 500 commercial exhibitors displaying the latest products and services available to the aviation industry.

SUN ‘n FUN is not only known for the fly in and expo, but also for supporting Central Florida Aerospace Academy and Florida Air Museum. Whether you’re a pilot or an avid aviation enthusiast, this is one event you don’t want to miss. Pack up a cooler, a lawn chair and a couple friends and head over to the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport to check out these must-see activities and more.



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