For off airport operations in the roughest terrain there is no stronger fuselage construction than Sherpa’s 4130 Chrome Molly steel welded frame.
The 650T landing gear steel truss assembly is designed and built to withstand the severe punishment of hard landing impacts with heavy loads.
Welded gear attach points for wheels, skis and floats are provided on all airframes.
The complete fuselage interior walls, ceiling and floors are lined with honeycombed composite panels for strength and insulation.
Fuel management for the 346 gallon system is carefully controlled with two separate fuel selectors that fully separate the main fuel system and the aux tanks so that cross feeding and unbalanced weight shifts can be avoided.
Brown Line seat tracks serve to mount the conveniently removable seats for optional payload possibilities.
Versatile seating arrangements can easily be adapted for club seating or removal for aerial photography with special camera mounts.
Sherpa’s wing construction is one of the aircraft's industries oldest most dependable field repairable systems with no composite structural components.
Extra thick leading edge skin is included in the all metal covered wing to protect minor brush strikes in the outback.
10 individual metal fuel tanks store Sherpa’s amazing 346 gallons of fuel.
Both right and left side pilot and copilot doors lock securely with Sherpa’s special 3 point locking system. Gas shock lift assist cylinders make opening the two part door a breeze.
The Honeywell 331-5( 840 )HP 5000 hour plus TBO turbine engine offers three important features that include conservative fuel consumption, Low operating RPM that allows the use of Hartzell’s powerful long 116 inch 3 blade propeller and a direct coupled drive system that provides instant power when needed.