LA4

LAKE Buccaneer

Aircraft
Name
Buccaneer
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Cruciform tail
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
A1P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Single
Position
Above cabin
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
LAKE LA-200
LAKE LA-4 Buccaneer
LAKE LA-4
LAKE Buccaneer

LA4

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 (metric)
11.58 m
Length (metric)
7.59 m
Height (metric)
2.84 m
Powerplant

1 x Avco Lycoming IO-360-B1A piston engine, 200 hp (149 kW).

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
183 m
MTOW
1220 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
1200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
130 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
145
Range
716 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
145 m

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