Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

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Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

Unread post by stefan » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:56 pm

Mike Tomlinson decided to go the Lycoming route. His Safari will be powered by the Lycoming O-233 LSA engine
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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

Unread post by stefan » Sat Sep 21, 2013 9:18 pm

Engine mount done. 50mm per side clearance so the Lycosaurus should work fine.
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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

Unread post by Goose1 » Sun Nov 03, 2013 8:46 pm

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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

Unread post by overberg » Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:49 pm

Hallo Stefan,
Can you give me a quick comparison between 3300 Jabi and the 233? Price difference? I like the look of that 233. See they talk about 20l per h?

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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

Unread post by FLYGUYS » Sun Apr 12, 2015 9:18 pm

Looks very pretty, well done !!!
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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

Unread post by Richard Smit » Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:13 pm

Good day.

Was this project ever completed, and if so, any comments on the mmmmm he Lyc 233 motor for the Safari?
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Re: Mike's Safari - Lycoming 233

Unread post by stefan » Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:18 pm

Hi Richard, I believe the project is completed. Paperwork was the last I heard. Not sure if it is flying yet. John Herbert in Nelspruit took over the project. We did not have time to complete it. We do have another Safari flying with a 235, owned by Frans Grotepas in CT. Doing very well. I believe he has in excess of 250 hours on it and is flying all over.

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