Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi wrote this article for the Star-Advertiser of Oahu, HI. on one of the greatest Seaplane Operators.
Pat and Debbie Magie partners in Island Seaplane Service
During his 55-year career as a seaplane pilot, Pat Magie has flown hunters, fishermen and freight of all kinds (even a full-grown grizzly bear) in wilderness regions in Minnesota, Alaska, Florida, Canada, Southeast Asia, the Arctic and the Caribbean. He has also piloted numerous medevac flights, sometimes at night in adverse weather conditions and over unfamiliar lakes with no lighting.