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Posts by Margaret Tehan

John Kelly, Legendary Seaplane Pilot, Takes His Last Flight

John D. Kelly, 72, founder of Shoreline Aviation, Inc., passed away peacefully at his home on June 27th surrounded by his wife, Andrea Collingwood, and family.

John D. Kelly, 72, passed away peacefully at his home on June 27th surrounded by his wife, Andrea Collingwood, sons Jeremy Collingwood (and wife Lauren) and Andrew Kelly, and his sister Patricia Kelly. He also leaves two step grandchildren, Damien and Cody. In 1980 John founded Shoreline Aviation, Inc. at Griswold Airport in Madison, CT.…

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News Article from MRO-Network.com: Maintaining Floatplanes

MRO-Network.com: Maintaining Floatplanes

Reprinted with permission from MRO-Network.com: Floatplanes provide a number of specialized and MRO intensive challenges for repair companies. Chris Kjelgaard | Jun 16, 2017 SINT MAARTEN โ€“ As one might intuitively guess, maintaining floatplanes and amphibians โ€“ particularly those which routinely operate commercial charters or scheduled services and need to provide very high levels of…

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New Shoreline Aviation Crew

Bill Weist, Captain, Shoreline Aviation, Inc.

Bill Weist is the newest addition to the Shoreline Aviation crew. We met him working in St. Thomas last year flying Caravans just like ours, and invited him to join us. He has a great deal of experience flying a variety of seaplanes and flying boats. He is flying seaplane charter for us in the…

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Where Are They Now?

Shoreline Aviation Former Pilots, Nick Sorenson and Adam Schewitz

Two of our pilots moved on to new adventures after last yearโ€™s summer season. After eight years with Shoreline Aviation, Nick Sorenson has gone back to Alaska to fly for a charter seaplane operator there. Nick was one of our most popular pilots in East Hampton and also flew in Florida and the Bahamas. While…

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Welcome to the New Shoreline Aviation Website and Blog

Welcome to the new Shoreline Aviation website blog! The New Year is upon us and we are hopeful it will be a good one. Shoreline Aviation is entering its 37th year flying around the best places on earth and what a ride itโ€™s been! Seaplanes are our main focus, and they continue to offer the…

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