FLYING SURFACES PERSONNEL CERTIFICATION
Tavares, Florida, January 23, 2019 — Progressive Aerodyne, Robin Bassett, our manufacturing “lead” for flying surfaces, earned his Poly-Fiber Instructor’s certification. This training qualifies Robin as a factory-certified Poly-Fiber instructor. More importantly, our organization and SeaRey customers benefit from Robin’s expertise.
PROGRESSIVE AERODYNE ATTENDS 2019 SPORT AVIATION EXPO
Sebring, Florida, January 23-26, 2019 — Progressive Aerodyne, Flying Fish Seaplanes and Seaplane Pilots Association team up at the 2019 Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida to promote seaplane aviation.
SEAREY AIRCRAFT PRODUCED WITH THROTTLE FORWARD
Tavares, Florida, January 9, 2019 — In response to customer suggestions, all new SeaRey Elite and Adventure aircraft will feature a throttle forward configuration. The throttle and brake handles will be moved approximately 5 inches forward of their prior location to allow greater elbow room for the pilot and passenger. Feedback from pilots has been overwhelmingly positive.
Tavares, Florida, 2018 — All new SeaRey aircraft will be equipped with an oil temperature thermostat that causes oil to bypass the oil cooler at low oil temperatures. This allows engine oil to warm up to the Rotax minimum 120F much sooner during cold weather operation.
GARMIN G3X TOUCH
Tavares, Florida, 2017 — All new SeaRey Elite aircraft will be equipped with Garmin G3X Touch Screen glass cockpits. This replaces the prior Advanced 5500 glass cockpit. You will experience a new level of functionality with this enhancement.
CHESAPEAKE SPORT PILOT NAMED OUTSTANDING FLIGHT SCHOOL BY AOPA
Tavares, Florida, October 6, 2014 — Chesapeake Sport Pilot, a Searey approved flight school, has been named an outstanding flight school by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). The AOPA has awarded its third annual Flight Training Excellence Awards to top flight schools and flight instructors ranked by more than 3,600 flight students who voluntarily reviewed their flight training experience through an AOPA online poll.