Globe GC 1A Swift

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General Stats:
Seat Capacity: 2
Empty Weight: 950 lbs
Max Weight 1570 lbs
Useful Load: 620 lbs
Engine Name
Engine Number 1
Horsepower 85 HP
Never Exceed Speed: 0 kts
Stall speed: 0 kts
Service Ceiling: 14200 ft
Max Fuel 0 Gal
Performance/Efficiency Metrics:
Cruise Speed(75%BHP): 109 kts
GPH (75% BHP): 5
MPG (75% BHP) 21.8
Range (75% BHP): -98 nm
Fuel Cost Per Seat Mile 0.14 $
Fuel Cost Per Hour 30 $
MPG per 1000 lbs of Payload 13.52
F-T (Speed^2/FuelBurn) 23.8 HP
F-T Payload 14.8 kts
MPH To HP: 12.8 kts
T/O Roll - T/O over 50 FT OBST 0 ft / 0 ft

SA00024NY Installation of Airwolf remote mounted engine oil filter kit AFC-K007 on single or multi-engine fixed wing light aircraft incorporating Lycoming reciprocating engines of 450 horsepower or less. Amended 10/3/2012
SA00061LA Installation of JPI digital tachometer. Amended 1/12/1996
SA00068SE (PAGE 1) Installation of fuel flow/pressure instruments. (W/TSIO-360-MB1) Amended 10/20/2010
SA00068SE (PAGE 2) Installation of fuel flow/pressure instruments. (W/TSIO-360-MB1) Amended 10/20/2010 0:00
SA00079NY Installation of Airwolf remote mounted engine oil filter kit AFC-K008 on single and multi engine fixed wing light aircraft incorporating Teledyne Continental reciprocating engines of 450 horsepower or less. Amended 10/31/2012
SA00081NY Installation of Iceman Aviation Supplies Inc. Carburetor Ice Detector. Amended 5/15/2002
SA00185BO Installation of McCauley 2A34C209/78CCA-2 propeller. Reissued 1/21/2004
SA00197AT Installation of Appalachian carbon steel brake discs that have melonite surface treatment. Reissued 11/14/1994
SA00215NY Installation of CAVU Model AM100 AVMIX engine fuel/air mixture setting system. Amended 8/14/1995
SA00247BO ONE-ONLY: Addition of control stick mounted trim switches to Ray Allen electric elevator trim servo previously approved by STC SA00184BO serial number 3501. Issued 1/23/2007
SA00259BO S/N 3501 ONLY: Installation of Cessna 150 seats. Issued 7/27/2007
SA00260BO S/N 3501 ONLY: Installation of 15x6.00-6 tires. Issued 7/27/2007
SA00402SE Installation of a remote spin-on oil filter adapter. (GC-1B w/Lycoming or Cont 360 engine installed) Amended 1/23/2007
SA00432SE (PG 4) Installation of EGT 701 series fuel flow instrument. Amended 4/12/2013
SA00433NY Installation of Airwolf remote mounted engine oil filter model AFC-500 or AFC-600 on multi engine fixed wing light aircraft incorporating Franklin reciprocating engines of 450 horsepower or less. Amended 10/31/2012
SA00655SE Installation of a redesigned fiberglass engine cowl nose bowl cowl and engine baffle modifications and a Cessna Spinner assembly (PIN 0752637 -K-200) Issued 12/23/1998
SA00680SE (4 OF 6 Installation of Electronics International model UBG-16 or UBG-16T bar graph engine analyzer.  Reissued 7/8/2005
SA00861SE Page 4 Installation of J.P. Instruments (JPI) fuel flow indicating system Amended 4/12/2013
SA00910AT Installation of control sticks. Reissued 12/21/2010
SA00954SE (2 OF 2) Installation of J.P. Instruments (JPI) Primary Temperature Indicating System in accordance with JPI Installation Manual for the EDM 711 Report 106P Revision B dated August 2 2001 or later FAA approved revision. Amended 8/11/2003
SA01026SE (PAGE 1) Improved fuel gascolator assembly. Amended 12/19/2012
SA01083SE Installation of electric elevator trim system in accordance with Ernest Hansen drawings photographs and instructions contained in the Federal Aviation Administration project file. Limited to installation on Globe Swift GC-1B aircraft Serial Number 115 only. Issued 4/30/2002
SA01157LA Installation of Electronics International Model FP-5 or FP-5L fuel flow/fuel pressure instrument as a replacement instrument. Reissued 1/20/2005
SA01175NY Installation of an alternator system. Issued 3/8/2000
SA01240SE (4 OF 5) Installation of secondary voltage indication system Reissued 4/3/2006 0:00
SA01425SE Installation of auxiliary fuel tanks in a Globe Swift GC-1B. Limited to installation on serial number 115 ONLY.  Issued 6/25/2004
SA01435SE Installation of J.P. Instruments (JPI) Primary Engine Data Management System Amended 9/17/2013
SA01590SE Data pertaining to this modification are considered inadequate for duplication in other aircraft. This approval is therefore limited to the installation in Globe Swift airplane serial number 377 registration N90363 only. Installation of auxiliary fuel tanks. Issued 8/17/2005
SA01659SE Installation of a Franklin 6A-350-C1 engine and McCauley 2A34C201/90DA-14 propeller composite engine cowling and associated components. Data pertaining to this modification are considered inadequate for duplication in other aircraft. This approval is limited to the installation in Swift Museum model GC-1B aircraft Serial Number 2237 Registration Number N78237 only.  Issued 3/31/2006
SA01669CH Installation of Challenger Reusable Air Filter Amended 6/21/2012
SA01800SE (PG 4) Fabrication and installation of new or replacement of existing instrument panel lights dimmer control.  Reissued 12/1/2011
SA01860NY (2 OF 3) Installation of Graphic Engine Monitors (GEM) Models GEM-610 and GEMINI 1200.  Amended 5/31/2006
SA01861SE (PAGE 3)  Fabrication and installation of Landing Light Controller Reissued 12/1/2011
SA01861SE (PAGE 5)  Fabrication and installation of Landing Light Controller Reissued 12/1/2011
SA01988SE (PAGE 4) Installation of Electronics International Inc. Glass Panel Engine Monitor (with In-Flight Data) MVP-50P.  Issued 4/17/2009 0:00
SA02033AT (PAGE 5) Modification to install an air-oil separator to prevent oil from being aspirated from the engine breather line (47J series w stc s SH4-235SW SH4-826SW or SH479SW) Amended 7/25/2008 0:00
SA02052LA Installation of an electrical trim system for the horizontal stabilizer. Issued 6/15/2007
SA02141LA Installation of a Sliding Canopy. Issued 5/16/2008
SA02154LA Installation of wing leading edge stall strips  Issued 7/8/2008
SA02168AK (PG 2) Installation of hourmeter airspeed switch. For unpressurized aircraft only. Pressurized aircraft must have pressurization system deactivated. Issued 3/23/2001 1:00
SA02212AK (PG 4) Replacement of existing landing and/or taxi light reflector and bulbs with high intensity discharge (HID) lighting systems. Amended 5/4/2011
SA02268CH (PAGE 5) Installation of Airwolf Filter Corp. Air Oil Separator Amended 8/28/2011
SA02283SE Page 1 Installation of Electronics International Inc. Glass Panel Engine Monitor (with In Flight Data) CGR-30P Reissued 8/27/2013
SA02520AT Installation of M-20 Oil Separator model 600-WP. Issued 5/30/2002
SA02738CH (PAGE 2) Installation of L-3 Communications Avionics Systems Amended 5/7/2010
SA02930NY Installation of Insight Instrument Corporation Graphic Engine Monitor (GEM 610C) models G3 G2 and G1 as primary Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) and Turbine Inlet Temperature (TIT) Instruments. Reissued 6/12/2012
SA09470SC Installation of Starter Indicator light system. Issued 6/18/2001
SA1-326 Installation of Teledyne Continental Mode IO-300-A engine with McCauley Model 1A170-DM7359 propeller and Cessna spinner AK7053-3. Amended 3/20/2003
SA1-335 Sensenich 62-inch pitch propeller M74DR-1 on aircraft equipped with Continental C-145-2 engine. Issued 
SA10077SC Installation of push-button starter system. Amended 4/26/2005
SA1041NW Installation of an additional Harrison oil cooler and associated systems Issued 10/23/1980
SA10822SC Installation of EFD1000 Primary Flight Display Amended 9/29/2009
SA10921SC Installation of an alternator and regulator as a replacement to existing OEM generators and mechanical voltage regulators Issued 11/10/2008
SA1177WE WECO carburetor temperature monitor. Issued 1/1/1960
SA124CE Rear seat and/or instrument panel. Issued 1/1/1961
SA1315WE Installation of Mixture Monitor (exhaust gas temperature probe gage and selector) in accordance with Delta Products Part Lists A-192 and A-193 or in accordance with Tri-Star Corporation Mixture Monitor Installation Instructions dated December 9 1981 or later FAA approved revision and/or Drawing List MM-127 dated November 15 1981 or later FAA approved revision in aircraft models listed in Master Eligibility List P-80-A-6 revised March 29 1968 copy attached or later FAA approved revision. Reissued 4/15/2011
SA145NW Installation of a single (center located) control column Issued 12/20/1974
SA146NW Installation of a retractable tail wheel and door assembly Issued 11/19/1979
SA147NW Installation of a Franklin 6AS-350-A engine McCauley 2A34C201/90DA-12 propeller Bendix-Stromberg PS-5C Carburetor modified forward fuselage single (center located) control column with electric propeller pitch control electric throttle control and electric elevator trim inverted fuel and oil system retractable tail wheel assembly aileron centering spring modified engine baffles engine cowl flap modified elevator trim tab landing gear wheel-well doors and a modified center section wing fairing Amended 2/3/1975
SA1490CH Installation of a Sensenich 74DR-1 model propeller. Limited to Tel Continental O-300A C-145-2 or C-145-2H or O-300B with propeller control valve secured in closed position. Model O-300C or O-300D engines with model 530860 crankshaft installed. Maximum takeoff power limited to 125 horsepower. Issued 8/14/2001
SA149CE Relocation of battery and removal of tail ballast. Issued 1/1/1961
SA1512WE (1 OF 2) Installation of exhaust gas temperature monitoring systems Model EGT-1. Amended 2/22/2007
SA157NE Installation of Graphic Engine Monitor System Model GEM-602 S/N 403 and GEM-603 S/N001126and subsequent. Amended 10/18/1996
SA1626NM Page 2 Installation of Electronics Int l Digital EGT/CHT Instruments and accessories. (201 Series) Amended 3/9/1993
SA167NW Installation of access door aft of luggage compartment. Issued 3/25/1975
SA169NW Installation of Merlyn Products motor part number 06-6001 Amended 9/22/2000
SA174NW Installation of Continental IO-360 engine and McCauley D2A34C67/76-C2 propeller and associated changes Issued 5/7/1975
SA1843NM Installation of Beltmaster shoulder harness. Amended 5/2/1983
SA2-1007 Installation of Lycoming Model O-290-D2A or O-320-A3A engines Reissued 5/5/2009
SA2-226 Windshield manufactured in accordance with Luminous Plastics. Reissued 4/9/1979
SA2001WE Installation of Brittain Model B2C Flight Control System Amended 11/4/1969
SA203NW Installation of Franklin 6A-350-C1 engine and McCauley2A34C22/SF84-10 propeller. Issued 9/16/1975
SA2098SO Installation of a pneumatic squat switch on the landing gear retraction system in accordance with installation procedures dated April 24 1987 or later FAA approved revisions. Reissued 6/15/2009
SA2105WE Installation of Model EGT-3 exhaust gas temperature monitor(with rising temperature alarm). (DC-6B (NAVY R6D-1Z) 680) Issued 2/9/1970
SA2137CE Operation of airplane on unleaded automotive gasoline 87 minimum antiknock index and leaded automotive gasoline 88 minimum antiknock index (RON + MON) /2. Amended 3/7/1986
SA217NW Installation of a Franklin 6A-350-C1 engine and a McCauley 2A34C22/SF84-10 propeller Issued 9/5/1975
SA2231SO Replacement of Cleveland brake discs P/N 164-43 or 164-143 with Appalachian Accessories stainless steel brake discs P/N 75-43. Issued 1/21/1988
SA2321WE Installation of smooth skins with internal chordwise stringers for outboard wing panel in lieu of beaded skins. Issued 3/15/1971
SA2358WE Installation of fiberglas wing tips. Issued 5/26/1971
SA2535NM Installation of Lycoming 0-320-A3A engine and Hartzell HC-C2YL-4BF/FC-7663-4 propeller fiber glass cowling associated engine changes modified airspeed system and other miscellaneous changes. Amended 7/16/1985
SA2557NM (1 OF 2) Installation of KS Avionics EGT/CHT-2( ) combined exhaust gas and cylinder head temperature monitoring system. Amended 2/22/2007
SA255SO Auxiliary fuel tanks. Reissued 12/14/2009
SA2586NM (PAGE 3) Installation of J.P. Instruments temperature monitoring systems. Amended 7/20/2008 0:00
SA2640NM Installation of Jack Nagel Sliding Bubble Canopy  Issued 9/24/1984
SA2642NM Installation of jack nagel sliding bubble canopy  Issued 9/4/1984
SA2644NM Installation of Jack Nagel sliding bubble canopy. Issued 9/4/1984
SA2683NM Installation of Precise Flight Inc. stand-by vacuum system (SVS) Amended 3/10/2005
SA275NW Installation of a Lycoming IO-360-A C or D engine and a Hartzell HC-C2YK-1BF/F7666A-2 propeller Reissued 7/15/1986
SA2859WE Installation of Lycoming 0-320-A3B engine & Hartzell HC-C2YL-1BF/F7663A-4 propeller. );INSERT INTO stc_table VALUES (  Issued 4/1/1974
SA2996SW Install Brittain Model BSS Stability Augmentation System Reissued 3/26/2013
SA2GL Installation of wheel and brake assemblies and axle spacer. Amended 4/1/1981
SA3-267 Narco Omnigator with (VIR-1) transmitter-receiver unit and (V12 MP-2) power unit. Issued 1/1/1960
SA3001SO Installation of Appalachian Accessories stainless steel brake discs P/N 75-43. Reissued 9/29/1995
SA3088SW-D Mitchell automatic flight system AK564 consisting of Century I autopilot with optional omni tracker. Reissued 6/20/1984
SA308EA (1 OF 2) Installation of carburetor ice detection system 105AP in single and twin engine aircraft and single engine helicopters powered by Continental Franklin and Lycoming type engines equipped with Marvel-Schebler MA-2 MA-3 MA-4 MA-4-5 MA-6 and HA-6 series carburetors. (Normal Utility and Acrobatic Category airplanes and helicopters equipped with engines and carburetors as described.) Amended 11/20/1978
SA313WE Dowty Equpment Co. hand pump. Issued 1/1/1960
SA345SO Replace hand operated wobble pump with electric fuel pump Piper P/N 48-666 replace factory cockpit hatch & side glasses with fiberglass canopy. Add clear vision window 4-inch X 6-inch in left side of canopy. Reissued 10/15/2001
SA3531NM Installing copper electrical cables. (182 S/N 33000 THRU 33842) (8E 833 and UP) Reissued 9/8/2010
SA382NW Installation of a gross weight increase to 1835 pounds and associated changes Reissued 12/20/2002
SA389NW Installation of Continental IO-360-D engine and McCauley D2A34C67/76C-2 propeller and a gross weight increase. Issued 12/28/1976
SA4-1200 Delco-Remy generator 1101879 and regulator 1118384. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-145 Removal of C-125 Continental Engine and installation of C145 Continental Engine and Koppers Model F200 and F200-H propellers with 0073-E blades in all model GC-1B Swifts. Maximum engine power restricted to 125 hp at 2550 rpm and 25.8 in. Hg. MAP. Installation must be made per Preston Johnson Drawing No. PDJ-3. Reissued 6/25/2003
SA4-156 Slightly modified Bonanza wing tips. Reissued 1/24/1965
SA4-157 Removal of present trim control handle and relocating it on the left side of the fuselage about nine inches below window and about nine inches to the rear of the instrument panel. Reissued 6/25/2003
SA4-302 Installation of BN-1 propeller spinner. Reissued 10/30/1985
SA4-395 Fiberglas wing tips. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-403 GC 1-1 heavy duty bubble windshield. Reissued 10/24/2007
SA4-761 GC-1-3 heavy duty bubble windshield. Reissued 6/4/1973
SA4005NM (PG 5) Installation of Precise Pulselite control unit in landing/taxi system. (HP Jetstream Model 3101 AND SUPER 31) Amended 12/18/2007
SA4011WE Installation of extended length gear door fairings. Reissued 8/30/1983
SA4061WE Installation of dual control sticks. Amended 3/28/1984
SA4302NM (PAGE 3) Installation of Electronics Int l digital automatic engine analyzer. Amended 10/13/1989 0:00
SA4392NM Installation of a redesigned fiberglass engine cowl nose bowl cap section NACA oil cooler inlet duct new aluminum lower cowl center section and Hartzell spinner assembly.  Reissued 7/17/1995
SA452NW Installation of auxiliary fuel tanks Reissued 5/10/1988
SA4727NM Installation of a new gull-wing canopy and canopy locking system. Issued 4/25/1989
SA4855NM Installation of dual-stick flight control system. Reissued 10/22/2009
SA489EA Installation of ARP Inc. carburetor ice detection system Models 107AP (-12 -R-12 -24 and -R-24 series) in single and twin engine aircraft and single engine helicopters powered by Continental Franklin and Lycoming type engines equipped with Precision A ir-Motive (Facet or Marvel-Schebler) MA-2 MA-3 MA-3SPA MA-4 MA-4-5 MA-4SPA MA-5 MA-6 MA-6AA and HA-6 series carburetors. Amended 12/5/2002
SA53NW Installation of Continental IO-360-C engine with McCauley propeller. Amended 5/7/2010
SA563NW Install of a swift alturair rudder cap. Issued 1/31/1978
SA564GL Installation of Continental IO-360 engine per STC SA53NW and further modified with new engine baffling Alturair cowling relocated battery box and Cessna propeller spinner. Also included is the installation of an Aero Instruments P/N PH500 heated pitot tube and flush mounted static port. Issued 10/6/1981
SA5656NM Installation of burglar alarm system. Reissued 7/21/1993
SA5656NM (PAGE 1) Installation of burglar alarm system. Reissued 7/21/1993
SA5840NM Limited to installation on serial number 32 ONLY. Issued 9/18/1992
SA5924NM Installation of RPM instrument. Amended 11/24/1997
SA5925NM Installation of oil pressure/temperature instrument. Amended 12/8/1997
SA5926NM Installation of manifold pressure instrument. Amended 8/15/1993
SA593CH (4 OF 5) Install Champion SlickSTART magneto booster system. Reissued 2/10/2009 0:00
SA60WE Continental O-300-A engine. Issued 2/22/2010
SA677NW Installation of a Continental engine and McCauley propeller Issued 11/29/1978
SA684NW Installation of a McCauley propeller on a Franklin engine Reissued 7/20/1988
SA68SO Down-draft cowling and baffles. Amended 11/22/1978
SA699NW Installation of a Lycoming O-320-E3D engine Sensenich 74DN6-O-60 propeller throttle quadrant controls (Piper P/N 65850-00) and quadrant pedistal and associated systems Amended 2/13/1979
SA69NW Installation of Matney s engine charge air-air filter assembly. (AA-1B AA-1 AA-1A 1969 AND ON) (AA-5 1972 1973 AND 1974 ONLY) Amended 10/8/1974
SA712NW Installation of Continental TSIO-360-A engine and McCauley 02A34C67/76C-2 propeller Reissued 3/6/1985
SA71GL Installation of air filters Reissued 6/20/2000
SA7643SW Data pertaining to this modification are considered inadequate for duplication in other aircraft. This approval is limited to the installation made in a Globe Model GC-1B Swift Serial Number 2083 and Registration No. N78083. Remove existing Stall Strips and install new Stall Strips.  Reissued 2/17/2005
SA765NW Installation of a left hand rotation Lycoming engine Hartzell propeller engine mount and Hartzell spinner Issued 6/26/1979
SA7891SW Installation of a replacment landing gear retraction link. Issued 9/21/1990
SA803SO Installation of Lycoming O-360- A1A engine equipped with a McCauley Model 2D34C53-A/74E-0. Reissued 12/20/1999
SA822NW Installation of Beech control wheels relocation of manual elevator trim control installation of electric trim control system Issued 8/16/1979
SA8532SW-D Installation of a Century Flight Systems Inc. Automatic Flight System Model AK1058 consisting Century I Autopilot with Radio Tracker. Issued 8/13/1999
SA93NW Installation of a modified engine cowl wing trailing edge/body fillet and a 16-gallon auxiliary fuel tank Issued 3/1/1974
Fusulage Construction
Airframe Material
Number of Doors
Wing Location
Wing Construction
Wing Rib Material
Wing Skin Material
Aileron Type
Aileron Trim
Aileron Control System
Flap Type
Wing Flap Actuation
Empennage Type
Empennage Rib Material
Empennage Skin Material
Rudder Trim
Yaw Trim Actuator
Yaw Control System
Pitch Trim
Pitch Control System
Pitch Trim Actuator
Landing Gear
Landing Gear Type
Retraction System
Emergency Extension
Ground Steering
Shock Absorbtion Main Gear
Shock Absorbtion Other Gear
Brake Type
Brake Controls
Instrument Panel
Flight Control
Number of Seats
Window Defrost
Normal Climb Profile Speed (KIAS)
Maximum Climb Profile Speed (KIAS)
Number of Engines
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Fuel/Air Mechanism
Number of Cylinders
Max HP
Starter System
Propeller Manufacturer
Propeller Model
Number of Blades
Minimum Diameter
Maximum Diameter
Propeller Type
Propeller Governor
Fuel System
Fuel System Type
Approved Fuel Type 1
Approved Fuel Type 2
Approved Fuel Type 3
Fuel Capacity (G)
Tank Type 1 Location
Tank Type 1 Capacity (G)
Tank Type 2 Location
Tank Type 2 Capacity (G)
Usable Fuel (G)
Oil Capacity (Quarts)
Electrical System
Power Source
Power Storage
System Voltage
Alternator Amp
Battery Voltage
Battery Amp/Hour
Maximum T/O Weight (lbs)
Maximum LDG Weight (lbs)
Standard Empty Weight (lbs)
Useful Load (lbs) 0
Station 1 Baggage Location
Max Weight Station 1 (lbs)
Station 2 Baggage Location
Max Weight Station 2(lbs)
Station 3 Baggage Location
Max Weight Station 3(lbs)
Wing Loading (lbs/sq.ft)
Vne (KCAS)
Vno (KCAS)
Va(Max Gross) (KCAS)


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