|The Swalesong S.A.II at Bourn Airfield Cambridgeshire in 1982|
|Designer||James Ralph Coates|
|Primary user||private pilot owner|
The Coates Swalesong is a 1970s British two-seat homebuilt monoplane.
Development and operational history
The Swalesong S.A.II was designed and built by James Ralph Coates. It first flew in 1974. It is a low-wing wooden construction cantilever monoplane with a tricycle undercarriage and is powered by a 90 hp Continental engine.
Only one S.A.II G-AYDV and one simplified S.A.III were built. The Swalesong S.A.II survives in storage at Breighton Airfield, East Yorkshire. The CAA G-INFO website shows that its Certificate of Airworthiness expired on 8 August 2007.
- Swalesong S.A.I
- Designation of Luton Minor registration G-AMAW built by Jim Coates in the 1950s, not connected with S.A.II or S.A.III
- Swalesong S.A.II
- Prototype, one built.
- Swalesong S.A.III
- Simplified design for amateur construction, one built.
- Length: 19 ft in ( m)
- Wingspan: 26 ft 5 in ( m)
- Empty weight: 640 lb ( kg)
- Gross weight: 1,150 lb ( kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × Continental PC60 Ground Power Unit converted to C90 standard, 90 hp ( kW)
- Cruise speed: 110 mph ( km/h)
- Range: 450 miles ( km)
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- Jackson, A.J. (1974). British Civil Aircraft since 1919 Volume 2. London: Putnam. p. 382. ISBN 0-370-10010-7.