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Buccaneer

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LA4
Aircraft
Name Buccaneer
Manufacturer LAKE
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Cruciform tail
WTC Light
APC A
Type code A1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 1


Manufacturered as:

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


LAKE Buccaneer

LAKE Buccaneer LAKE Buccaneer 3D

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.

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

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 130 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 183 m ROC 1200 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 145 m
MTOW 12201,220 kg
1.22 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL145 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 716716 nm
1,326,032 m
1,326.032 km
4,350,498.691 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving LA4

None on SKYbrary