Progressive Aerodyne, Inc., is pleased to announce the FAA certification of the Searey Light Sport Amphibious Airplane, Elite Version. The Searey Elite, designed and manufactured by Progressive Aerodyne, is equipped with a Rotax 914 turbocharged engine and is equally at home on the ground, in the air, or on the water. This stylish aircraft offers many advanced features such as a large sliding canopy that can remain open while flying. The Searey Elite also has the very latest in-flight, GPS, and AOA and Gear Position warning systems, a wide cabin, and much more.
Airworthiness certification for the Searey Elite was issued in December 2013, and the first two airplanes will take private ownership in January 2014 at a ceremony to be held at Progressive Aerodyne’s manufacturing facility in Tavares, Florida. The Searey Elite will also be on display at the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, January 16-19, 2014.
Adam Yang, CEO of Progressive Aerodyne, had this to say about the certification of the Searey Elite, “We are so pleased and excited about being able to offer our Searey Light Sport Amphibious Elite to the market. We believe that our airplane fulfills a much anticipated desire for those customers who want to experience the fun and adventure of flight, both in the air and on water, with ease.”