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    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.

    Christy Rescue 14 Series

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    Christy 14280 PC Rescue

    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.

    places including pilot2(6) pers. length10.7 m bearing capacity1600 kg
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    Technical data Christy 14280 PC Rescue

    Physical characteristics of the hovercraft

    • Passenger seats pers2(6)
    • Payload kg1600 (3527.4 lb)
    • Weight of hovercraft kg1650 (3637.6 lb)
    • Dimensions
    • On the air-cushion (L.W.H.) m10.7×4.5×2.9 (35.1-14.8-9.5 ft)
    • Clearance m0.5 (1.6 ft)

    Speed ​​characteristics hovercraft

    • Max speed (on a solid surface) kph65 (40.4 mph)
    • economical cruising speed kph40-50 (24.9-31.1 mph)
    • Recommended speed for safety traffic
    • - beach, shallow water kph40-50 (24.9-31.1 mph)
    • - short grass kph30-40 (18.6-24.9 mph)
    • - smooth ice kph50-60 (31.1-37.3 mph)
    • - packed snow kph50-60 (31.1-37.3 mph)

    Engines and control of the hovercraft

    • Thrust engine hp240
    • Lift engine hp40
    • Fuel consumption lt/hr20-25 (5.3-6.6 gl/hr)
    • Tank capacity lt260 (68.7 gal)
    • Type of fuel Gasoline A-92
    • 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)

    Design Features

    • 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
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    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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