New model Safari Adventure is here.

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New model Safari Adventure is here.

Unread post by stefan » Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:01 am

Watch this space.
The development of the new Safari Adventure amateurbuild airframe is nearing completion.
Small changes to the existing Safari airframe-
- Extended luggage bay was removed and space better utilized to double the existing luggage bay.
- Luggage compartment now welded in at the factory, less construction time for the builder.
- Some internal bracing in the luggage bays were moved for strenght and functionality.
- Luggage weight capacity remains the same at 20-50kg depending on engine installed.
- Added an external luggage door on the pilot side of the airframe for easy access to luggage.
All in all, small changes that make the Safari a real adventure plane.


SORRY, NO PICS YET. wait and see.
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Unread post by stefan » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:10 pm

All done.
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Re: New model Safari Adventure is here.

Unread post by Goose1 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:42 pm

stefan wrote:SORRY, NO PICS YET. wait and see.


Kon nie wag nie toe gaan kyk ek maar :lol: Die plan gaan mooi werk :wink:

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Unread post by stefan » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:55 am

Total weight gain is 1kg. Goal achieved.....Now for that 150hp Subaru engine.... 8)
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Re: New model Safari Adventure is here.

Unread post by MarkB » Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:24 am

Lots of great work being done at Kitplanes taking sport aviation in the right direction especially with engine options which has become a big cost problem if using new Rotax, Jab, UL, Lycoming etc. We need this type of development to keep aircraft costs reasonable. Exciting stuff, keep up the great work, hope to visit sometime.

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Unread post by stefan » Sat Nov 30, 2013 10:22 pm

Airframe is covered and the door is fabricated.
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Unread post by Donovan » Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:52 am

Hi Stefan

It looks GREAT! Now bit more info on the 150hp Subaru,please? :D
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Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:48 pm

How about a pic of the whole fuselage?
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Unread post by stefan » Tue May 27, 2014 10:25 pm

Some more pics. This one is getting a 914 Turbo Rotax with a CS prop
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Unread post by stefan » Tue May 27, 2014 10:27 pm

A couple more
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Unread post by MarkB » Wed May 28, 2014 9:13 pm

Very cool
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Unread post by stefan » Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:47 pm

Got the seat back from the upholsterer today.
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Unread post by stefan » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:38 pm

Cowl is red for now. Will be sent for Hydro-graphics
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Unread post by MarkB » Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:20 pm

Lovely
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Unread post by stefan » Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:30 pm

Ready to go
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