All American Transit School Bus

Great Maneuverability

Blue Bird D3 All American front engine school bus 

Front Engine Features

Seating capacity 48 to 90 passengers
Wheelbase 141"/ 169"/ 190"/ 211"/ 232"
Engine Cummins ISB 200 hp - 280 hp
Axle Front axle 13,200#.  Rear axle 21,000# 
Transmission Allison PTS 2500
Fuel Tank 60 gal. standard mounted between frame rails; 100 gal. optional
  • All-riveted body construction; no sheet metal screws
  • Rear bumper is 12 inches high after forming, 14 inch wrap-around corners with “double-A frame bracing” for greater rear impact resistance
  • Optional under body luggage compartments in a variety of sizes
  • “Fully-on, fully-off” electromagnetic fan clutch
  • Tilt/telescoping steering column is standard
  • All permanent frame fixtures secured with “Huck-Spin” fasteners and swaged lock nuts
  • Dual frame rails are non-tapered and full length from front bumper to rear bumper
  • Exclusive Rosco Avia rearview mirrors and Rosco Mini-Hawkeye crossview mirrors provide best visibility in industry
  • 1 ½” mineral wool insulation in side panels

Blue Bird D3 All American Rear Engine School Bus 

Rear Engine Features

Seating capacity 48 to 84 passengers
Wheelbase 189" to 273"
Engine Cummins IBC 260 hp - 300 hp
Axle suspension Front axle- 13,200#; Rear axle- 21,000# with parabolic leaf springs
Fuel Tank 60 gal. mounted between frame rails standard; 100 gal. optional

  • Air brakes standard with quick connect hoses
  • All-riveted body construction; no sheet metal screws
  • 1 ½” mineral wool insulation in side panels.
  • Rear bumper is 12 inches high after forming, 14 inch wrap-around corners with double-A frame bracing for greater rear impact resistance
  • Optional under floor luggage compartments in a variety of sizes
  • Fully-on, fully-off electro-magnetic fan clutch
  • Tilt/telescoping steering column is standard
  • All permanent frame fixtures secured with “Huck-Spin” fasteners and swaged lock nuts
  • Dual frame rails are non-tapered and full length from front bumper to rear bumper
  • Exclusive Rosco Avia rearview mirrors and Rosco Mini-Hawkeye crossview mirrors provide best visibility in industry