The high carrying capacity and stability of the 14 series air cushion platform allow you to place and use equipment weighing up to 1600 kg (3525 lb).
Water intake for the foam generator can be made directly from under the platform, with the preservation of the possibility of its movement, even after complete drainage of the reservoir.
The color-graphic design of the model is carried out under the requirements of the customer. Additional and special lighting and sound devices, other special equipment or places for its installation and connection are equipped following the statement of work.
The Christie Hovercraft is designed to extinguish fires resulting from natural disasters (hurricanes, floods, others) when access to the extinguishing site of other special equipment is simply not possible.
Traction system Traction (marching) three-blade propeller aircraft - 1600mm in diameter made of composite materials Lifting fan - 9-blade propeller axial diameter of 710 mm
Transmission On the basis of the gear reducer factory-built aircraft, made in Italy
Course control With two vertical rudders
Pitch control With two horizontal rudders fitted behind the fan ring
Operating conditions hovercraft
Height overcome obstacles m0.3-0.6 (1-2 ft)
Wave height m0.5 (1.6 ft)
Environment temperature °C-30 +35 (-22 +95 °F)
Gradeability from a standing start °15
Gradeability with overclocking °40
Type of surface Ice, snow, fresh and salt water of any depth, silt, sand, grass, wetlands, flat desert
The maximum allowable wind speed m/s13 (29.1 mph)
Hull construction hovercraft The case is completely made of composite materials. Separate elements in the form of fiberglass and polyurethane sandwich panels with an external finishing layer provide 100% positive buoyancy. It is not subject to corrosion and icing. Easy to repair in the field.
Type flexible skirt (skirt) Bunk (upper-tier - inflated balloon is tapered from front to back of the higher sections of the front for improved wave, the lower tier - independent segments). All segments are independent and are easily replaced in the field.
The structure of the skirt Cylinder and the segments are made of nylon impregnated with urethane. The segments are attached to the cylinder nuts and bolts polyamide.
Buoyancy Bottom based on sandwich panels of polyurethane foam and fiberglass provides 100% buoyancy. Even if the interior fills with water, hovercraft will remain afloat.
Cabin Standard 8 spot enclosed cab. Windshield - Triplex
Instruments and mechanisms
Navigation Devices It can be equipped with a full range of electrical equipment, navigation equipment, and communication devices. By order of the vessel is equipped with special-purpose modules.
Electrical High-power generator (installed on the marching engine)
Pumping out water Electric bilge pump, extra - hand pump
Firefighting Portable carbon dioxide fire extinguisher
Navigation and communication Prepared a place for the marine compass, GPS-navigator, card plotter, FM-radio, and CD-player.
Additional options (for a fee)
Custom colors yes
Rail fence yes
Front side windows with small, sliding, ventilation windows yes
Light with remote control yes
Electric winch (synthetic cable) yes
Autonomous heater system Webasto yes
Additional battery yes
Heated, electrically adjustable side mirrors yes
Car sunroof with tinted tempered glass yes
Frequently Asked Questions
Terms of production of hovercraft
Depending on the brand, model and production load at the time of placing the order of 14 weeks
Possibility of delivery to the regions
Any transport company (in Eurofur, on a trailer, in a container, etc.)
How difficult is it to manage an hovercraft, how long to study
An air-cushion ship is a vehicle that requires additional skills and theoretical training from the boatmaster. Training is conducted under a special program based on the enterprise in accordance with the supply contract. The training course in the basic version is designed for 10 school days. For training, persons qualified as "boatmasters of a small boat" are allowed.
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