VIEWS: 4 PAGES: 6 CATEGORY: Science & Technology POSTED ON: 5/30/2010
Andrew Hamblin, the company's director of marketing and sales, wants to show off the Expedition's unimproved-field performance, and Muskoka's turf strip, with its 6,000-foot primary runway, will be the testing ground. In 1946, FBA was founded with the goal of creating the ultimate bush plane, a design distilled from all the lessons the eponymous bush-flying brothers had learned about the hauling needs and performance capabilities required for bush ops. With fuel capacity increased to 100 gallons, you can put four 200-pound people, 150 pounds of luggage and full fuel on-board the Expedition; clear a 50-foot obstacle in little more than 1,200 feet; and travel nearly 800 nm at about 160 knots with IFR reserves.
Pages to are hidden for
"For TOWN & COUNTRY"Please download to view full document