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Suzanne Downing and John Quick are Alaskans who love Alaska and believe its better days are ahead. Suzanne is the former editor of the Juneau Empire, ran a storefront business, has worked as a speechwriter for Alaska governor Sean Parnell, and launched Must Read Alaska, a conservative news source in Alaska, with more than 20 million visitors since 2016 and over 40 million views on the Newsbreak app. John Quick is an entrepreneur, business owner, and problem solver who consults with businesse ...
 
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Water Flying

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Brought to you by the Seaplane Pilots Association, "Water Flying" is a weekly podcast featuring news, tips and tricks, discussions on seaplane safety and interviews with manufactures, seaplane CFI's, industry leaders and passionate seaplane pilots from around the world. Fan, owner or operator, you will find these episodes entertaining and highly informative.
 
If knitting is your go-to creative refuge, the place you craft your best self, but somedays stitching solo on the sofa feels a bit empty and lackluster, turn on this podcast! Encourage Better takes you to Kodiak Island, Alaska---the knitting adventure capital of the world...ok, that is my take on it and not 100% official, but still entirely accurate. Trek up mountain peaks, stand along the shore, and romp among the forest of spruce trees *all through your earbuds*! Tips, tricks, and tales ev ...
 
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John Quick sits down with Donna Arduin who is one of the nation’s most successful veterans of state budget management and tax reform, and, as Budget Director/Deputy Director, led toward responsibility the budgets of Michigan (Governor John Engler), New York (Governor George Pataki), Florida (Governor Jeb Bush) and California (Governor Arnold Schwar…
 
Richard McSpadden, the Executive Director of the AOPA Aviation Safety Institute, joins us on this episode of Water Flying to discuss the results of the recent Seaplane Study the Seaplane Pilots Association partnered with ASI to conduct. In this episode, Richard and Steve McCaughey review some of the most important results of this study. These resul…
 
Senate Majority Leader Hughes sits down with John Quick to discuss Constitutional Convention. They go through why it's on the ballot, the opportunities it presents, and how an initiative would pass. Check out this article for more info: https://mustreadalaska.com/shelley-hughes-david-v-goliath-on-state-constitutional-convention-question-on-the-ball…
 
Kelli O Donnell is a passionate Seaplane Pilots Association volunteer, marine biologist with NOAA fisheries and is dedicated to helping more women enter the wonderful world of seaplane flying. In this episode of Water Flying, we will discuss the Seaplane Sirens (Women who charm the winds) Facebook group and how it is serving women who want to join …
 
John Quick sits down with Tuckerman Babcock to talk about why he is running and his thoughts on ranked choice voting. In 2020 his Opponent wrote an Op-ed in support of ranked choice voting in the local paper. Check out Tuckerman here: https://tuckermanbabcock.com/ His opponent's op-ed is here: https://www.peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/voices-of-the-…
 
John Quick sits down with Senator Mike Shower and he goes on the offense. Senator Shower speaks about what he has accomplished and what he looks forward to accomplishing when he is re-elected. Check out his site here: https://mikeshower.com/By Must Read Alaska
 
Roger Paradise from Currier's Flying Service sits down with Steve in Currier’s hangar lakeside Moosehead Lake in Greenville, Maine, for this episode of Water Flying. Currier's is currently operating two ultra-rare Cessna 195s on floats as well as a De Havilland Beaver and couple of Cessna 180s on floats. Learn what kind of challenges Roger faces op…
 
Missy Lee from Alaska Floats & Skis @AK8 joins Water Flying on this episode to discuss the unique experience pilots will have flying with them in Talkeetna, Alaska. Whether it be remote river bar landings, landing on roads, ski operations, or seaplane training, pilots flying with Alaska Floats & Skis will expand their flying horizons! https://www.a…
 
Suzanne Downing sits down with Hayden Ludwig who is a Senior Investigative Researcher at Capital Research Center. He is also a columnist at the Washington Free Beacon and writes regularly for the American Conservative. Ludwig is a native of Orange County, California, and holds a Master’s of Public Policy from George Mason University. They talk abou…
 
John Gowey, Director of Flight Operations at Kenmore Air Harbor, joins me for an in-depth discussion on how the wind affects seaplane operations. How to properly read wind direction on the water and align correctly for a safe landing into the wind. Additionally, what you need to know about wind sheer which occurs when wind flows over and around ter…
 
John Quick sits down with Kelly Tshibaka who is running for US Senate. She explains the truth behind some of the attack ads on her and tells us what she would do in her first year in office. https://mustreadalaska.com/document-drop-tshibaka-gives-mrak-copy-of-letter-showing-federal-complaint-against-her-was-unfounded/ https://www.kellyforak.com/hom…
 
The Birches is a must visit seaplane friendly resort in northern Maine and a frequent destination for the Seaplane Pilots Association. John Willard who owns this amazing resort joins us on this episode of Water Flying. John is a passionate seaplane pilot and owner operator and has worked tirelessly to create a resort that offers a seaplane destinat…
 
John Quick sits down with HERO (Bronze Star Recipient) and small business owner Dil Uhlin, who is running for Kenai Borough Assembly in Nikiski. Dil talks about how he loves Nikiski. He also touches on how he would have handled appointing an interim mayor differently, as his opponent installed Mike Navarre as interim Mayor as a laydown. His opponen…
 
Suzanne Downing and John Quick sit down and talk about the latest news in the Alaska Political world. Here are the stories they chat about. Dark Money: https://mustreadalaska.com/dark-money-watch-alaska-center-questionnaire-pressures-candidates-to-commit-to-100-clean-energy-by-2050/ Public Information Request: https://mustreadalaska.com/bombshell-r…
 
Steve Williams from Acme Cub joins Steve at Lake Hood to discuss the in-depth seaplane instruction that they provide in Alaska. The sheer number of seaplanes and seaplane operations at Lake Hood is unlike any other seaplane base in the world, but it share the strong sense of community that seaplane pilots are known for. With well over 17,000 hours …
 
John Quick sits down with President Surangel Whipps Jr. of Office of the President, Republic of Palau, to talk about his families legacy in Palau, how epic the country is, why everyone should hop on a plane right now to visit it and what his major goals are as President during his first term. You will not want to miss out on this.…
 
SPA Field Director, Don Goodman, joins Steve to discuss seaplane flying opportunities in the Pacific Northwest. A mountain climbing expedition ignited Don's interest in pursuing his pilots license, and lead to Don owning a Cessna 182 on straight floats. From boarder crossings to island destinations and even inland alpine lakes the Pacific Northwest…
 
TR Wood from Epic Seaplane Adventures joins Steve to discuss the recent attempt to ban seaplanes from 19 Mile Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee, the largest lake in New Hampshire. The Seaplane Pilots Association with support from AOPA, RAF, the New Hampshire Pilots Association and Maine Aeronautics Association prevailed against a group of well intended but…
 
John Quick sits down with Senator Majority Leader Shelley Hughes to talk about how a traffic light ultimately first got her involved in politics and some of the major accomplishments that happened last year. She won her primary by 77%, so she is focusing on GOTV now for the whole state.By Must Read Alaska
 
John Quick sits down with Kenai City Council Member Teea Winger to talk all things Kenai. Teea talks about her two years on the city council and why she is now running for Mayor of Kenai. She also touches on the Kenai Penisula Borough's lack of public process in installing an Interim Mayor at their last meeting as a Laydown. Check out her Facebook …
 
It's great to be back again for another week of Water Flying! This week Aaron Martin from U.S. Fish & Wildlife joins Steve on location on the shores of Lake Hood to discuss seaplanes and invasive species in Alaska. Listen in and get an understanding of invasive species, and the impact they have on the ecosystems and the seaplane community. Aaron Ma…
 
John Quick sits down with budget expert Donna Arduin and talks about her American Legislative Exchange Council book that ranks all the Governors. Dunleavy ranks at #37, according to the book. You won't want to miss out on hearing from Donna, she is a living legend! Click here to get the book for free: https://alec.org/publication/2021-laffer-alec-r…
 
Gary Norris president of the Greenville International Seaplane Fly-In joins Steve this episode to discuss the 2022 seaplane event at Moosehead Lake in Maine. Listen in and get a feel for the small town, large mountain lake, numerous events and variety of aircraft that will be attending this event. This is the "World's Largest Seaplane Event" and on…
 
John Quick sits down with Mayor Pierce to talk about his recent decision to resign as Mayor to focus on the Governor's race. While being Mayor, he as balanced the budget, lowered taxes, and ended with more money in the borough savings than when he started. He was the Mayor that reminded people that everyone is essential, and he will be missed on th…
 
John Quick sits down with Pastor Ron of Anchorage Baptist Temple. Pastor Ron shares his life story of what brought his family to Alaska, becoming an orphan and eventually the Pastor of the biggest church in Alaska. We talk Jesus and politics, and it doesn't get much better than this.By Must Read Alaska
 
John Quick sits down with Anchorage Municipal Manager Amy Demboski​ to talk about the good and bad of being in charge of the day-to-day operations of the biggest city in Alaska. She is a hero to the conservatives in Anchorage and all around the state. She encourages people to get involved and keep trying, and you won't want to miss out on this.…
 
Elon Musk even OWNS one! John Quick sits down with Boxabl Founder Galiano Tiramani to talk all things Housing. Boxabl is changing the entire housing market. They can build you a house in their factory, ship it on-site to your location, and the house is up and ready in a couple of hours - the coolest part is it folds into a collapsable box. They sta…
 
John Quick sits down with Kathy Henslee, who is running for Alaska House District 13! She has got real-world experience and a great team of volunteers behind her. She is common sense and will be a voice for everyone, not just special interest groups. Listen to hear all about why she is running. Check her website out here: https://hensleeforalaska.c…
 
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