Dornier Seawings Seastar

Amphibious Utility Aircraft

Dornier Seawings Seastar CD-2 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Dornier Seastar CD 2 is a twin-engined 14 seat light utility amphibious aircraft designed by Claudius Dornier, produced by the German manufacturer Dornier Seawings AG, today under production by the US American manufacturer Dornier Seaplane Company.
Only 2 Prototypes were manufactured up to now (2010). Type certification was in 1990.
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-135A
Engine Power (each)559 kW750 shp
Speed335 km/h181 kts
  208 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Range1.741 km940 NM
1.082 mi.
Empty Weight2.800 kg6.173 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.000 kg11.023 lbs
Wing Span17,74 m58 ft 2 in
Length12,90 m42 ft 4 in
Height5,28 m17 ft 4 in
First Flight17.08.1984
Production Statusin production
Total Production2
Data for (Version)Dornier Seawings Seastar CD-2