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    The cabin is a closed loop that allows you to operate the hovercraft in various weather conditions. Maximum protection against wind, rain, spray, dust and snow allows you to use the vessel as a mobile medical center to provide emergency assistance to victims. The doors, if necessary, can be easily dismantled thanks to special quick-detachable fasteners, this may be necessary for quick loading/unloading of equipment and/or passages.
    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.

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    Christy 8186 FC Rescue

    places including pilot8 pers. length7.4 m bearing capacity750 kg

    It can be delivered in the form of a platform for the installation of special equipment with a fully or partially open cabin.  As an option, it is proposed to install additional noise insulation of the cabin and/or air conditioner.

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    Technical information Christy 8186 FC Rescue

    Physical characteristics of the hovercraft

    • Passenger seats pers8
    • Payload kg750 (1653.5 lb)
    • Weight of hovercraft kg1300 (2866 lb)
    • Dimensions
    • On the air-cushion (L.W.H.) m7.4х3.1х2.3 (24.3 ft)
    • Clearance m0.3-0.45 (1-1.5 ft)

    Speed ​​characteristics hovercraft

    • Max speed (on a solid surface) kph60 (37.3 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 hp176
    • Lift engine hp28
    • Fuel consumption lt/hr15-20 (4-5.3 gl/hr)
    • Tank capacity lt90 (23.8 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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