The brand new 5-seater aircraft SA160 developed by Sunward Technology officially rolled off the production line on 28th October and will go to take part in the 11th Zhuhai air show. This is another masterpiece of national brand forged by Sunward Technology which will open a new chapter for Chinese private aircraft consumption.
The roll off production line ceremony started at 10:28 am and the general manager was making a speech.
Sunward Group Chairman Mr He Qinghua was making a speech
The chairman of Sunward Group Mr He Qinghua made an introduction of product design, characteristics as well as market prospect. He indicated that SA160 5-seater aircraft is the new achievement after more than a decade’s studying and accumulation. It is also the first 5-seater piston aircraft with full carbon fiber composite structure in China. This aircraft was developed in accordance with CAAC 23 requirements with complete self intellectual property right, which is a high-end private aircraft owning elegant appearance and excellent flight performances.
Sunward Technology leaders were uncovering the red curtain to show Sunward SA160
SA160 will set up a brand new benchmarking with new design considerations, world top-class intelligent hardware configuration, ultra safety security and comfortable driving experience!
Safe driving experience with strong power:
310HP ContinentalI-550N engine and Hazar three-blade constant speed propeller are used for this aircraft. The aerodynamic profile was optimized for many times with low resistance and lift efficiency. It has cruise speed of 360km/h and 2000km’s standard voyage. The airframe is equipped with parachute. The overall structure is made of high strength carbon fiber reinforced composite material with ultra safety.
Trial Driving Experience
Brand new design considerations with elegance:
Based on SA60L elegant design style, it is designed with 3 doors where the pilot and passengers can pass in/out conveniently. The standard equipment has 5 seats, and also can be upgraded to 7 (3+2+2) seats arrangement.
Innovative 3-door design
World top-class intelligent hardware with happy sharing:
Use world top-class Garmin electronic flight instrument system, equip with GPS, communication, global positioning, ADS-B responder, and Bluetooth to monitor flight information accurately.
World Top-class Electronic Flight Instrument System
Sunward SA160 will be the ideal aircraft for family private traveling and short distance business flight.
Sunward Technology is continuously exploring with originality at the road of general aviation manufacture. Currently many manned light sport aircraft and UAV products have filled in domestic blank. The company has acquired more than 30 patents, undertaken many technical innovative projects at provincial and ministerial-level, and obtained honors such as “The First Term Chinese Excellent Industrial Design Golden Prize”, “Chinese Patent Excellence Award” etc. In 2011, SA60L independently developed by Sunward Technology became the first light sport aircraft with full carbon fiber composite material which passed the airworthiness certification issued by CAAC. The company possesses light sport aircraft model certification, production certification, 147 aircraft training qualification, civil UAV system driver training qualification, sport aircraft maintenance qualification exam site, and sport driver license exam site. It is the rare Chinese high-tech private enterprise which owns all the aforementioned civil aviation qualifications. After more than a decade’s accumulation, it has formed a competitive system including R & D, manufacture, and general aviation operation.
Group Photo of Sunward Family and 5-seater Aircraft