Flying the Searey

I’m retired, so officially every day is a day off. But I do a lot of writing and lately, I’ve been looking for a little more fun in my new home state of Florida. Last week, I kicked around some boat clubs and breezed through the sailboat ads. Then, my EAA chapter emailed that Searey was bringing its seaplanes to the Spruce Creek Fly-In community.

I loved the pilots-eye video of flying this most successful LSA seaplane. I wanted to know more. So I went to the company, based in “America’s Seaplane City” of Tavares, Florida.

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Searey introduces frise aileron

TAVARES, Florida — Progressive Aerodyne, manufacturer of Searey Light Sport amphibious airplanes, has developed a new Frise aileron for all new factory-built Searey Elite and Searey Sport model airplanes.

The new aileron, developed by Progressive Aerodyne engineers, is a milestone improvement in Searey flight control, according to company officials.

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Searey expands to China

Progressive Aerodyne has opened its newly established sales office in Shanghai, China, to support the sale of Searey light-sport amphibious airplanes.

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Searey online store updated

Progressive Aerodyne has updated its online store at Click on the ‘Store’ tab from the home page to order Searey parts, apparel, and accessories.

Chesapeake Sport Pilot now accepting deposits for SeaRey

Chesapeake Sport Pilot is now accepting deposits for the new factory-built SeaRey SLSA. Delivery of factory built SeaReys is expected to begin in 2012.

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