With ‘fast track’ check-in, experienced professional pilots and a warm and friendly service at each point of the journey, SkySafari’s executive air service provides that extra special touch, one that has made SkySafari known as the premier African safari experience.
SkySafari Aircraft Air Safety and Aircraft Maintenance
SkySafari gives the highest priority to the safety and security of its guests and passengers. This ‘no compromise’ approach requires that, from time-to-time, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of the SkySafari Grand Caravan needs to be made to ensure SkySafari’s proud safety record.
SkySafari Aircraft Specifications
Crew : one
Capacity : nine passengers in individual bespoke leather seating.
Length : 12.67 m (41 ft 7 in)
Wingspan : 15.88 m (52 ft 1 in)
Height : 4.32 m (14 ft 2 in)
Wing area : 26.0 m2 (280 sq ft)
Empty weight : 2,073 kg (4,570 lb)
Gross weight : 3,970 kg (8,752 lb)
Powerplant : 1 × Pratt & Whitney PT6A-114A , 505 kW (677 hp)
Propellers : 3-bladed Hartzell variable pitch
Cruising speed : 317 km/h (197 mph; 171 kn)
Range : 2,000 km (1,243 mi; 1,080 nmi) with max fuel and reserves
Rate of climb : 3.9 m/s (770 ft/min)