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Dec. 30, 2013, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu — It’s been a long, hard road, but Richard Silva truly believes he’s just about there.


December 30, 2013
By The Montreal Gazette.

Dec. 30, 2013, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu — It’s been a long, hard road, but Richard Silva truly believes he’s just about there.

“You can’t be in the aviation business if you’re not an optimist,” said the 70-plus-year-old (he won’t say exactly) Pennsylvania businessman.

He is an optimist.

The former industrial architect and lifelong aviation buff insisted in recent interviews that he will receive Transport Canada’s certification of his amphibian aircraft, the Seawind, before this year is out, and that production at the hangar he bought in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu will ramp up in January. | READ MORE