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Safari Dealer for Australia and New Zealand

CHR, manufacturers of the award winning Safari Helicopter Kit, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Belfield as the Safari Dealer for Australia. Bruce has been the Dealer for New Zealand for several years and has been successful at guiding many builders through the building stages with the Safari. He is one of the most successful dealers to date, and sets the pace for others to follow. Throughout the years Bruce has assisted the Safari designers with carefully reasoned changes to enhance the performance of the Safari.


Bruce won the 2002 Air New Zealand Grand Champion Trophy as well as the award for Best Plans Built Aircraft. To contact Bruce, visit our website at www.acehelicopter.com and look under “Dealers”

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SAFARI HELICOPTER
EXCLUSIVE DEALER
LOCATED IN TEAWAMUTU

NEW ZEALAND

BRUCENIK@XTRA.CO.NZ
http://www.safarinz.com/

PHONE: 64-7-871-5699
MOBILE: 64-27-696-5159

COPA covers Canadian Safaris

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The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) is now accepting Group Aviation Insurance applications for amateur built helicopter aircraft, in Canada. Brochures on how to apply are available through the COPA website.
COPA’s insurance is available to Canadian residents who are paid up COPA members.


COPA offers Work-In-Progress, Liability and Not-In-Motion insurance for amateur-built helicopters. It does not offer In-Motion insurance for these craft. Note that blades turning constitutes In-Motion.

The liability insurance is for the individual pilot. If there are multiple pilots then there needs to be multiple policies.

For additional information, click on the COPA icon below.
mailto:copa.support@marsh.com

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Safari Extended Blades

Canadian Home Rotors Inc. (CHR), manufacturers of the multi award winning Safari Helicopter Kit, are pleased to announce another enhancement to their growing list. The main rotor blades for the Safari Helicopter kit will be three inches longer, each. This means that the safari will be capable of lifting an additional 43 pounds of weight, with no requirement for additional power.


This change adds to their earlier improvement of changing from swept-tip blades to square-tipped blades, making tracking of the blades far easier. And this extension of the blades has added to the Safari’s auto-rotation performance. These improvements are exactly the kind that helicopter enthusiasts strive to achieve, being able to enhance performance to increase the safety margin. Safari maintains its industry leading edge with continual effort directed
at building a better kit, for safer flying.

Spray System

Canadian Home Rotors Inc., manufacturers of the multi award winning Safari helicopter kit, have just added to their ever-expanding inventory of items that allow the Safari Helicopter Kit to be used around the world. Earlier this year CHR announced the availability of pontoons for the Safari. Reaction was immediate. Enthusiasts working or playing near and on water were the first to respond.


Last year, we introduced heliport trailers. And builders requiring helicopter transportation greeted the design and availability of the trailer enthusiastically. Now we are expanding our flexibility to include a spray system. The system carries a 30 gallon tank, runs on a Honda WX10 gas motor and has a boom width of 25 feet. This allows the spray boom to do spot as well as field spraying. With modest adjustments the design will fit many helicopter designs.

For more information on the Safari and the new spray system, contact CHR by phone at 1-850-482-4141

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Safari – Slovenia Approval

Canadian Home Rotors Inc., manufacturers of the multi award winning Safari helicopter kit, is pleased to announce a triple set of new flight airworthiness certifications. CHR has been approved for flight in Sweden, Germany and Slovenia. They will be the 4th, 5th and 6th new countries to see the Safari flying this year.


The ever-present conscientiousness of the Safari designers offers the finest helicopter kit available. Continuing enhancements with many advancements suggested by our builders, will continue to increase the popularity of this craft.

For information on the Safari, contact Canadian Home Rotors on the web at www.acehelicopter.com or by phone at 1-807-222-2474.

Gary Assels

General Manager

Canadian Home Rotors Inc.

Safari – France Approval

Canadian Home Rotors Inc., manufacturers on the multi-award winning Safari helicopter kit, is now approved for flying in France. The CHR Dealer in France, LOCAFLY INC., has been working on the approval for over a year. The eligibility of this kit is now recognized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation for France.


 Contact with LOCAFLY for information can be done through phone at 33-1-39-87-06-11 or through their website & email at www.locafly.com. For other locations, contact Canadian Home Rotors Inc. in Canada at 807-222-2474 or on the web at www.acehelicopter.com.

Gary Assels

General Manager

Canadian Home Rotors Inc.

Safari – South Africa Approval

Canadian Home Rotors Inc., manufacturers on the multi award winning Safari helicopter kit, is pleased to announce the opening of a new dealership in South Africa. Vic Venter, South African businessman and well-known flyer, will be opening his dealership in Alberton, SA, close to Johannesburg. Vic has many years in the flying industry both as a pilot and manufacturer. The first two Safari Kits are already in South Africa and Vic expects to have them flying by this summer.

Watch for more, as new dealerships are announced around the world, and visit our website at www.acehelicopter.com.

Gary Assels

General Manager
Canadian Home Rotors Inc.

Baby Belle Takes On New Name – Safari

For the past eight years, the kit building community has enjoyed seeing, talking about and building the Baby Belle, a design that goes back to 1953 when the original design was introduced as the Helicom kit helicopter. Later, the design changed and became the Commuter IIB. The third generation came out in 1992 and by public demand, called it the Baby Belle.


 The name and reputation of the Baby Belle has grown every year, winning several home building awards along the way. Unfortunately, it was recently challenged by Bell Helicopter, demanding royalty compensation for the closeness of our kit name to their corporate name. After several communiqués, we decided that the licensing requirements of Bell would increase the cost of the kit. The reputation of the kit will survive a name change and we are proud to introduce the Safari Two Place Kit Helicopter, as the new name. Already, changes have been made to advertising plates, promotional material and our website. And, in the near future we will introduce an updated video featuring the Safari name.

Safari Receives Airworthiness Certification In Canada

Canadian Home Rotors, manufacturers of the award winning Safari Helicopter Kit, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Canadian Certification of Airworthiness, pursuant to CAR 507.03. This means that the type evaluation of the Safari amateur-built helicopter has been completed in accordance with the requirements of Airworthiness Manual Advisory (AMA) 549.201, dated November 5, 1990.

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