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Written by Arthur D Piercy   
Saturday, 11 July 2009 18:22

The Seawind is a 4 place composite kit and is divided into eight sub kits for construction convenience.

Wing Span

Wing Span

35 ft



10 ft 2 in


 Overall length

 27 ft 2 in



 300HP Lycoming IO-540-K1H5


 Max Gross Weight



 Useful Load






 Sea Level Speed 100% Power



 Cruise 75% Power (8,000 ft)



 Cruise 65% Power (8,000 ft)



 Cruise 55% Power (8,000 ft)



 Fuel Burn at 55% Power

 12.8 gph


Max. Range (no reserve main)



 with Extended Fuel Range



 Rate of Climb

 1250 fpm


 B/Rate of Climb Speed



 B/Angle of Climb Speed



 Stall Speed






 Flaps & Wheels



 Take off Distance



 3200 lbs

 870 ft

 1100 ft

 3400 lbs

 1175 ft

 1400 ft

 Over 50’ Obstacle

 1175 ft

 1400 ft

 Landing Distance

 770 ft

 620 ft

 Over 50’ Obstacle

 1300 ft

 1150 ft

 Service Ceiling

 20,000 ft



For more detail regarding the Seawind see

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 January 2011 10:00


Extracts from a testimonial recieved from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

"I would like to thank Arthur Piercy for inspiring us. We need to always have driven and positive human beings like him, who don't constantly dwell on the ills of the past but on the possibilties of the future" (Zola)

"To me the important points that he made were that one's life is very important and it is that indiviual's responsibility to take care of it no matter what; and that determination can conquerany obstacle" (David)

"I was humbled by his humility, determination and passion for life. Nothing can and will stand in his way and I admire it about him. He just opened my eyes to the fact that if you want to you can, all you need is determination" (Ntombi) 

"Indeed your response to a life changing circumstance certainly places you in a special class, somewhere above the rest of us. But your incredible sense of humour, your humaness - those form the bridge that allows ordinary human beings to rub shoulders with you and face their own, smaller situations, encouraged. Thank you for that." Nadia Coetzee : Director: Foreign Qualifications Evaluation and Advisory Services.

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