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Acknowledgements:  The Lake Amphibian Flyers Club thanks the following organizations for providing these excellent articles.  We greatly appreciate their support and urge our readers to visit and patronize them:

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Date / Publication Title / Author Source of article
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November 2006
Aviation Consumer

All rights reserved
Airplane Review:
"Lake Amphibian"

without attribution
Aviation Consumer
www.aviationconsumer.com
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Jan.-Feb. 2004
Water Flying
"Three Lakes to the Ice Age:
Baffin Island's Penny Ice Cap
and the Labrador Fords"

by Ed McNeil
Ed McNeil, author
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Federal Aviation Administration, 2004
Handbook:
"Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook"

without attribution
Federal Aviation Administration
www.faa.gov
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August 2002
Aviation Digest

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"Aircraft Review:
Lake LA-250 Renegade"


without attribution
Team Lake
www.teamlake.com
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2001
Water Flying
Annual

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"Two Lakes to Alaska:
10,000 Miles by Lake Renegade"

by Ed McNeil
Ed McNeil, author
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Feb. 16, 2001
The Flyer

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"Pilot Report:
Turbo Seafury
The Lake Renegade gets a new name, retains tough shell"

by J. Douglas Hinton
Team Lake
www.teamlake.com
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2000
Water Flying
Annual

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"A Budget Amphibian:
The 180-hp Lake LA-4"

by Paul Seehafer
Paul Seehafer, author
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2000 (?)
Aviation Consumer

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Airplane Review:
"Lake Amphibians"

without attribution
Aviation Consumer
www.aviationconsumer.com
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Federal Aviation Administration, 1999
Advisory Circular
"Seaplane Safety for 14 CFR Part 91 Operators"

without attribution
Federal Aviation Administration
www.faa.gov
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1997
Seaplane Pilots Association

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Aircraft Review:
"Seaplanes
Lake Aircraft LA-4 and LA-4-200 Buccaneer"

by G.R. Hamilton
Seaplane Pilots Association
www.seaplanes.org
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1997
Seaplane Pilots Association

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Aircraft Review:
"Seaplanes
Lake Aircraft Turbo 250 and 270 Renegade"

by G.R. Hamilton
Seaplane Pilots Association
www.seaplanes.org
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1997
Water Flying

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"Book Review:
Flying Boats for Recreation"

by Gladen Robert Hamilton
Seaplane Pilots Association
www.seaplanes.org
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1992 Summer
Water Flying

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"Seabee Beaching and Ramping Techniques"
by Don Kyte

Note: Contains info relevant to Lakes

Seaplane Pilots Association
www.seaplanes.org
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March, 1991
Business & Commercial Aviation

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"Lake's Turbo Renegade"
by John W. Olcott
Team Lake
www.teamlake.com
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March 1990
Private Pilot

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"New, Improved Lake --
The Turbo Renegade Gets More Power"

by Mary F. Silitch
Team Lake
www.teamlake.com
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July 1989
Air Progress

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"Great Lake"
by Budd Davidson
Team Lake
www.teamlake.com
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September 1988
AOPA Pilot

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"Lake Turbo Renegade 270--
Equally at home on land, at sea,
or in the air"

by Richard Collins
Team Lake
www.teamlake.com
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Water Flying Annual

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"Floats and Boats --
Proficiency in one type does not always mean safety in the other"
,
by John D. Kelly
Seaplane Pilots Association
www.seaplanes.org
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1976
Water Flying Annual

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"Boat ...or Floats Different means to the same end"
by Robert Murray
Seaplane Pilots Association
www.seaplanes.org
Click to open article (Adobe .pdf format)   "A hull of a difference"
by Steve Reep
Team Lake
www.teamlake.com

Internet articles:

Site Title Link
Wikipedia "Lake Aircraft" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Aircraft
"Amphibious Aircraft" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphibious_aircraft
"Flying Boat" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_boat
"List of Flying Boats and Seaplanes" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_flying_boats_and_seaplanes
Airliners.net Lake aircraft statistics http://www.airliners.net/info/stats.main?id=262
Lake amphibian photos http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?front=yes&s=1&keywords=Lake+Amphibian
Pilot Friend Lake history, performance, and specifications http://www.pilotfriend.com/aircraft performance/Lake/lake.htm
Lake pilot report http://www.pilotfriend.com/aircraft performance/Lake/lake_pirep.htm
Steinar's Hangar Colonial Skimmer home page http://home.c2i.net/otter32/colonial/
Introduction http://home.c2i.net/otter32/colonial/colonial.htm
History http://home.c2i.net/otter32/colonial/colonial_history.htm
Note:  There are many other pages of interest here, about the Colonial Skimmer.  Webmaster:  Steinar Saedval, with the cooperation of John Staber
Ensign News Lake Buccaneer http://ensign.ftlcomm.com/planes/lakes/lakesBucc.html

By Sue Tuxill; Courtesy of Lake Connection


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