Backcountry BOSS

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Features and Specifications

  • The Backcountry BOSS has a gross weight of ~2,600 lbs.
  • Empty weight, depending on equipment and build, is 1,480+/-.
  • Capacity with 48 gallons of fuel is approximately 850 pounds for the pilot, 3 passengers and cargo.
  • Optional dual fuel tanks expand this capacity to 82 gallons.
  • Each Backcountry air frame is stable, predicable and highly durable.

Base Components

* Fuselage-completely welded (bare 4130 tube)
– Right & Left Doors.
– Door latches.
– Attachment points for seat belt & shoulder harness.

* Left & Right Controls
– Sticks, Rudder pedals & Toe Brakes.

* Torque tube & torque tube bearings

* Flap Lever Assembly

* Rear Trim Electric Actuator
– String Pot for Panel Indicator

* Windshield (Clear Lexan)
– 1 Clear uncut Sheet for Top Glass – .0125
– 1 Clear uncut Sheet for Side windows – .80
– Exterior Windshield Trim Strip.
– Front door post interior covers.

* Motor Mount (Conical)
– Engine mount saddles (Tip Out).

* Large baggage compartment w/door frame
– Skin
– Hinge
– Lock & Striker plate.

* Adjustable Front Seat Assembly (No upholstery)
– Aluminum back & bottom skins.
– Nylon slides

* Rear Seat Assembly (No upholstery)
– Back & bottoms skins

* Composite Engine Cowling & Aluminum Boot Cowls

* Composite Floor & Side Panels up to side former

* Aluminum Firewall
– Can be painted with fireproof paint. Aircraft Spruce #05-02615

* Blank Aluminum Instrument Panel

* Rear Tail bottom aluminum Inspection Cover

* Interior wing roof panels (L&R)

* All Cables & Pulleys

* Hardware Kit for fuselage assembly
– (Bolts, washers, nuts & clevis pins only, no nut plates or screws)

* Wing Assembly (L&R) w/spar doublers
– Flaps (Completely Assembled) – (See Wing Options)
– Ailerons (Completely Assembled)
– Leading Edge Slat Kit w/hardware
– Horner Style composite tips
– 24 Gallon wing tanks (L&R) (48 Gal capacity)
– HD sealed wing struts w/forks
– Jury Struts
– Stainless steel tie down rings
– Flap gap seal

* Tail Assembly
– Elevators (Ready to Cover)
– Stabilizers (Ready to Cover)
– Rudder (Ready to Cover)
– Flying wires and bushings

* Landing Gear (L&R)
– 1 1/2″ Axles
– Axle Spacers
– Axle Nuts
– Cabane V
– 6″ Double Puck wheels and brakes
– Matco 11″ Tail Wheel
– Tail Wing Spring – (See Landing Gear Options)

* No Shock Struts included(See Landing Gear Options)

Optional Components

* Protective coating of airframe & associated parts
– Powder coating (Your choice of color)
– Float fittings

* Landing gear options
– Landing gear leg side steps
– TK-1 ExtremeShock Suspension
– Alpha Omega Suspension System
– Porter Style Gear – (No Side Steps)
(Requires all doors to be one piece swing-up)
– BCSC Monster Tail Wheel System

* Wings
– Wing root fairing set
– Whelen Nav/Strobe Kit
– Aux fuel 34 gallons, 17 Gal each side (82 Gal total)
– Fowler Flaps (Keller)
– Mackey Flaps

* Whelen landing light w/bracket & housing
Single or Dual lamps

* Stainless Steel Firewall
– Stainless Steel Firewall

* Top Glass
– Light Grey
– Dark Grey

* Covering System
– 65 yards Superflite 102 Med Fabric
(1.5) – Gallons glue
(6) – 2″ Pinked edge tapes
(1) – 3″ Pinked edge tapes
(1) – 4″ Pinked edge tapes
(3) – 1/2″ reinforcement tape
(1) – Flat rib lacing cord
(1) – Pack sea plabe grommets
(30) – Inspection rings
(15) – Domed inspection covers
(6) – Gallons Primer Base
(10) – Pints Primer Catalyst
(5) – Gallons Mid Temp Reducer
(1) – Gallon Super Wash

* Additional Options:
– Site Tube Gauges, set of 2
– Hooker Harness – Inertial
– Hooker Harness – Fixed
Belts come in Black only

– Dynafocal Motor Mount
– Fuel lines, AN fittings & Andair Valve for Carb & Inj systems w/NO tank returns
Firewall back mount only

– Fuel lines, AN fittings & Andair Valve for fuel systems WITH tank returns
Firewall back mount only

– Engine Baffling – Aluminum

– EarthX Battery 1200 CCA
– EarthX Battery 900 CCA
– EarthX Battery 680 CCA
– Battery Box for EarthX Batteries

– Vetterman Exhaust
Standard 320-360 Mufflers w/muffs & tail pipes, extra heat muffs available

– VG’s
(Includes 140 VG’s, double sided tape and template)

Starting at $72,050

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