Iconic business aircraft designer Ed Swearingen died May 15 from complications following hip surgery. He was 88. He died just weeks after SyberJet broke ground on a delivery center to return his SJ30 light business jet to the market. Although the aircraft is now a decades-old design, it still flies at a speed and range rarely matched in its size category.   Swearingen, born in Texas in 1925, became interested in aircraft design from a very young age. As a boy, he would draw fuselages ...


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