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LA4
Name Buccaneer
Manufacturer LAKE
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC A
Engine Piston
Engine count Single


Also manufacturered as:

LAKE LA-200
LAKE LA-4 Buccaneer
LAKE LA-4
LAKE Buccaneer


LAKE Buccaneer

LAKE Buccaneer

Image source: IANS

Description

The Lake Buccaneer is an American four-seat light amphibious aircraft originally developed as the Colonial C-2 Skimmer, itself a development of the two-seat Colonial C-1 Skimmer. A cantilever shoulder-wing monoplane with a single-step all metal hull with retractable tricycle landing gear. Powered by an Avco Lycoming piston engine in pusher configuration and pylon mounted above the hull.

General

Aircraft name Buccaneer
ICAO code/WTC LA4 / L
Manufacturer LAKE
Type code/APC A1P / A

Technical Data

Wing span 11.58 m37.992 ft
Length 7.59 m24.902 ft
Height 2.84 m9.318 ft
Powerplant 1 x Avco Lycoming IO-360-B1A piston engine, 200 hp (149 kW).
Engine model


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving LA4

None on SKYbrary

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