Tavares, Florida, January 10, 2014 -- 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."
Searey Amphibious Light Sport Airplanes are manufactured by Progressive Aerodyne, Inc., located in Tavares, Florida. The company first began as a family business in 1992 manufacturing Searey Kit Airplanes. In November 1992, the first Searey airplane was flown and Progressive Aerodyne was incorporated in the same year. The company has a more than twenty year history of manufacturing Searey Kit Airplanes which are still flown all over the world. Progressive Aerodyne is currently in full production of two configurations of Searey amphibious airplanes, the Searey Light Sport and the Searey Light Sport Elite. In addition, the company continues to manufacture Searey Kit Airplanes.
Seasoned pilots know and trust Searey airplanes; on land, sea, or in the air, the Searey name is synonymous with superior handling and performance, and creating an exhilarating flying experience. For more information, contact Progressive Aerodyne, Inc., 3801 State Road 19, Tavares, Florida; phone 855-732-7395; or on the web at www.searey.com. Interviews are welcome.