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Dornier SeaStar - Germany, 2020

Detailing the development and operational history of the Dornier SeaStar Multirole Amphibious Aircraft.

 Entry last updated on 9/19/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ¬©

The Dornier SeaStar amphibian recorded a first-flight in 1984 and has yet to reach serial production and operational status.

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Dornier SeaStar Specifications

Service Year: 2020
Type: Multirole Amphibious Aircraft
National Origin: Germany
Manufacturer(s): Dornier Seawings (Wuxi) - Germany / China
Total Production: 2

Structural (Crew, Dimensions, Weights)

Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 41.67 feet (12.7 meters)
Overall Width: 58.23 feet (17.75 meters)
Overall Height: 15.91 feet (4.85 meters)

Weight (Empty): 6,393 lb (2,900 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 10,141 lb (4,600 kg)

Power / Performance (Engine Type, Top Speed)

Engine: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-135 turboprop engine developing 641 horsepower each and driving four-bladed propeller units.

Maximum Speed: 224 knots (258 mph; 415 kph)
Service Ceiling: 14,764 feet (4,500 meters; 2.80 miles)

Armament / Mission Payload


Global Operators (Customers, Users)

China (possible); Germany (possible)

Model Variants

SeaStar - Base Series Name; two prototypes completed.
SeaStar CD-2