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Hall of Fame

Edward J. Swearingen

Pilot, Aircraft Designer, Founder of Swearingen Aviation

Edward “Ed” James Swearingen was an aeronautical engineer based in San Antonio, Texas. Swearingen was notable for developing modifications from existing production aircraft such as the Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche from the Piper PA-24 Comanche single engine series, the Swearingen Merlin turboprop aircraft from the Beech Model 50 Twin Bonanza. Swearingen also developed original aircraft designs such as the SX-300 experimental airplane and Sino Swearingen SJ30-2 executive jet.

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