The Mini-Bird offers ideal transportation for smaller groups, on shorter routes, and for special transportation needs, while maintaining comfort.

  • An extensive offering of body options includes white painted roof and tinted windows for cooler, more comfortable travel.
  • A versatile bus, the Mini-Bird features 77" headroom, plus full-width seating. Its size and wheelbase offer the utmost in maneuvering and parking.
  • An insulation and noise reduction option reduces engine noise throughout the driver and stepwell area.
  • Passengers and driver easily board the Mini-Bird thanks to its spacious entrance, low frame, and low floor. Driving comfort and visibility are just some of the many benefits of this versatile bus.
  • Combining the ease of service, convenience, and operating characteristics makes the Mini-Bird the right choice in smaller buses.

Capacity to 38 Pupils.




  • Blue Bird Outward-Opening Entrance Door
    • 24" x 76" Entrance Opening
  • Low 2-Step Non-Skid Stepwell
  • 53 1/2" x 38" Rear Emergency Door Opening
  • Stainless Steel Entrance Handrail
  • Clearance, Cluster and Side Marker Lights
  • 3" Rear, Side and Intermediate Side Reflectors
  • 6 1/2" x 10" Flat and 6 1/2" x 10" Convex, RH and LH Outside Mirrors
  • 7" x 13" Elliptical Fender-Mount Crossview Mirrors, RH and LH
  • All-Steel Unitized Construction
    • One-Piece 14 Gauge Post & Roof Bows, Full 1 7/8" Deep
    • Rigid Headers Above Windows
    • Continuous Armor Belt Above and Below Floor
    • Riveted and Welded Construction
  • One-Piece Front and Rear Steel Embossed Roof Caps
  • Four Full-Length Applied Black Rubrails
  • Fluted Exterior Body Side Panels
  • 16 1/4" Side Body Skirt
  • 12" Wide Frame-Mounted, Die-Formed, One-Piece Rear Steel Bumper
  • 9" Wide Frame-Mounted, Die-Formed, One-Piece Front Steel Bumper


  • Body Parts Thoroughly Rust-Proofed After Fabrication and Before Assembly
  • Body Skirt, Floor and Wheelhousing Undercoated Before Mounting
  • Hot Sprayed, Baked-on Interior and Exterior Acrylic Enamel
  • Chrome-Plated Recessed Emergency Door Handle
  • Ribbed Rubber Aisle
  • Smooth Rubber Underseat Floor Covering with Cove Molding


  • Easily Removable One-Piece Molded, Insulated Engine Cover
  • Color Coded and Numbered Wiring
  • Auto-Resetting Circuit Breakers for Body Wiring
  • Folding Steps on Cowl
  • Grab Handles on Windshield Post
  • Safety Glass Split-Sash Windows with Removable Latches
  • Greasable Fittings on Emergency Door Hinges
  • Completely Removable Front Grill Assembly for Major Service


  • Four-Way Adjustable, Pedestal-Type Driver's Seat
  • Auto-Retracting Driver's Seat Belt
  • Adjustable Black Polymer Sun Visor
  • Large Side Vision Windows
  • Wide, Flat Two-Piece Windshield
  • Two-Speed Electric Windshield Wipers
  • Electric Windshield Washer
  • Saf-Latch Handle on Door Control
  • Push-Pull Switches for Electrical Equipment

Comfort and Convenience

  • Full 77" Headroom
  • Full 96" Exterior Body Width
  • Roof-Mounted Ventilator
  • Fresh Air Intake
  • Sound and Vibration Dampening Body Insulation
  • 90,000 BTU Front Heater with Window Defrosters
  • Interior Dome Lights
  • Stepwell Entrance Light

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