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16th Annual Splash-In
Sat. & Sun. 9/22-23/2018

One of the highlights of the year for the Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association is the annual Pokagan State Park Indiana Seaplane Fly-In, held every year in September.

Join us!  For details, click here.

Indiana Seaplane Pilots Fly-In, Lake James, IN2018 Fly-In
Saturday & Sunday,

10th annual Splash-In a big success!

On Sunday, September 23, 2012, over 25 seaplanes arrived on the front lawn of the Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park in Angola, IN.

The weather alternated between sun and rain showers.  An estimated 1,000+ attendees wandered between the amphibious planes parked on the lawn and the float planes drawn up on the beach.

Volunteer pilots gave free rides to over 70 lucky winners in the free drawing.

"It was a great event", said Randy Strebig, the president of the Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association and organizer of the event since its inception in 2003.  "We maintained our 100% safety record, and a whole lot of people had a whole lot of fun."

Many thanks to the volunteers involved, especially the pilots, ramp marshals, construction crew and event managers.

To see video of the event from KPRNews, click here.

Event Report:

2012 Fly-In
Sunday, 9/23/2012

Click here for video and photos of the 2012 Pokagon State Park Splash-In

Help to increase waterway access for Indiana seaplanes!

The Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association, in conjunction with the national Seaplane Pilots Association is working with the State of Indiana to develop reasonable changes to existing regulations that could open many more Indiana waterways to seaplanes.

We are making progress, but...

More needs to be done, and the seaplane community is being asked to help fund legal assistance to bring this about.  The SPA Foundation has established a special Indiana Seaplane Access Fund.  Click here to donate...

Donate for Indiana Seaplane Access

To help increase access to Indiana waterways, donate to SPA's Indiana Seaplane Access Fund, through the SPA Foundation.

Click here to donate


Seaplane Access Unopposed at Public Meetings



Listen to ISPA president, Randy Strebig interviewed on:

Click to visit Flightline Radio home page (opens in new window) Flightline Radio Interview (pop-up player)
Click to visit Ultraflight Radio home page (opens new window) Ultraflight Radio Interview, 2/3/09 (.mp3)

The Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association is dedicated to protecting the water flying rights of all seaplane pilots by minimizing restrictions and opening new waters, educating the public about seaplanes, their safety and utility, promoting the safe and neighborly use of seaplanes, and improving the safety of seaplanes across Indiana.

The INSPA also holds events and performs advocacy on behalf of seaplane pilots in the state of Indiana.

One popular favorite event is the annual Pokagan State Park Indiana Seaplane Fly-In, held every year in September.

To apply for membership, click here.

To learn details of the Fly-In, click here.

  • Got photos of past Indiana Seaplane Fly-Ins you'd like to share?
    • E-mail them to us, along with a note telling us that you have rights to the images and give us permission to use them.  Thanks!

Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association
Contact:  Randy Strebig
President, Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association

Photo credit: Banner photo by Tero Lähdesmäki, used with permission.