Models

Bushbaby  Explorer Safari LSA Safari VLA
Certification Basis SACAA Part 24 ASTM F2245 LSA ASTM F2245 LSA EASA CS-VLA
Engine hp range 65-100 65-120 80-120 100-150
Max engine weight (kg) 80 90 110 110
Wing Span 9.55 9.3 9.31 9.31
Wing Area  (m²) 12.43 12.2 12.13 12.13
Total Length (m) 5.38 5.41 6.36 6.36
Length (Wing Folded)  (m) 6.3 6.35 N/A N/A
Width (Wing Folded) 2.33 2.38 N/A N/A
Wheel Base Width (m) 1.75 1.8 1,71 1,71
Cabin Width at Shoulders (mm) 1030 1060 1095 1095
Cabin Width at knees (mm) 880 885 980 980
Cabin height – Roof to Floor 785 960 980 980
Lower instrument panel to floor 470 485 485 485
Firewall width 810 810 940 940
Empty Weight (Approx.) (Kg) 250-300 250-300 320-350 320-390
Usefull load (kg) 250-300 300-350 250-280 310-380
Max Take off weight (Kg) (MTOW) 550 600 600 700
Design Loading @ MAUW +4   -2 +4   -2 +4   -2 +3.8   -1.9
Max fuel Capacity (Liter) 78-100 105 105 120
Never Exceed (Vne)  130mph 140 mph 140mph (121kt) 140mph (121kt)
 Max level speed (Vh)  110mph (95kt)  124mph (108kt)  124mph (108kt)  124mph (108kt)
  • NOTE : The LSA and VLA Safaris are 100% identical in all respects.  The only difference is that if it is operated as and LSA then those speed, weight and G- limits should be adhered to by the pilot.
  • The Alaskan Landing Gear system from Beringer is approved for fitment with up to 26″ Alaskan bush tyres
  • Clamar floats as well as custom floats from the manufacturer is also available as an option