Twitchell's Airport & Seaplane Base

Family owned & operated for over 70 years

Instrument Rating


Don't want to be grounded by bad weather? 

Then it's time for an instrument rating.  With a minimum of 40 hours of additional instrument training under the supervision of a certified instrument instructor - you can become instrument rated!



N598SP is our primary trainer for obtaining your instrument rating. It has a KLN94 IFR GPS, two VORs, ADF, and a KAP140 Autopilot. Everything you need to learn how to fly everything from GPS to a NDB approach.

Our instructors are on staff 7 days a week. Just call 207-225-3490 or
email us for an appointment.


We look forward to getting you started on the road to becoming an IFR pilot!