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Discussion in 'Bush / Float flying' started by Bill-Higdon, Dec 7, 2019.
I don't remember seeing this discussed before
FAA.GOV shows "N9168 has Reserved/Multiple Records" and
prior to Deregistration
Name ISLAND AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
Street 10 GRANADA AVENUE
City MERRITT ISLAND
State FLORIDA Zip Code 32952.
Certificate issued 1969, so I don't know how current the video is. Or even if it is the same seaplane.
Cleaver idea, though.
Is that what became the "Seawind" ???
Seawind - Thats what I thought too.
To the best of my knowledge, the Seawind is a completely original design. I've never even heard of this one before. Interesting.
Well, I have heard the name before and seen pictures of the design. I did set he drawings for a scale model airplane in some model airplane magazine long time ago.
Obvious the plans for the model shown at the end of the video.
In case anyone wants to build the model:
...or one that’s a little less accurate:
Specs on wiki. Kind of heavy at 2800 pounds.
Long before the Seawind there was the Porschel Equator P-300 (recip). Developements like the turbine powered P-400 did away with the drivelines and gearboxes to the prop.
Its in the December 1971 issue of Private Pilot Magazine. Wish I could get a better pic to post, but hopefully this Wiki link will fill in enough details.
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