Commercial hovercraft SAR (28.5 m)

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25 m (82'00")


These two custom built “multi-task” Hovercraft (ACV’s) , Christened the “SIYAY” and the “SIPU MUIN” are utilized by the Canadian Coast Guard for Emergency Response, Search & Rescue, Navigational Buoy retrieval and deployment, and Icebreaking. The SIYAY carries out duties on the Frazer River Delta British Columbia, its navigatable tributaries, and the Georgia Straits, while the Sipu Muin conducts these similar operations plus ice breaking during Spring thaw on the St Lawrence River and the Gulf. Hovercraft Details and Specifications: Designer: Westland Aerospace Manufacturer / Builder: Hike Metal Products Crew / Complement: 4 (3 officers, 1 crew) Hovercraft Dimensions Length: 28.5 metres Width: 12 metres Height: (on cushion)12 meters Full load displacement: 69 tons Hovercraft Propulsion propulsion: 4 Caterpillar 3416 TTA diesel engines 912 horsepower for lift and propulsion Generators Power: 2818 Kw Propellers: 2 – variable pitch propellers Hovercraft Performance Top Speed: 72 knots Cruising Speed: 50 knots Military Lift: 22.6 tons of equipment Endurance: 1 days Fuel Consumption: Fuel Capacity: 8 m3 Fresh Water: 0 m3 Hovercraft Communications Equipment: VHF FM: (1x) NAT NTX 138-000 VHF AM: (1x) Collins CTL22 Hovercraft Navigation Equipment: GPS: (1x) Magnavox MX-400BR Gyro: (1x) Sperry Rascar C14D Radar: (1x) Sperry Rascar 1040 VHF DF: (1x) OAR 4400 Hovercraft Deck equipment: Main Hoist: (1x) Polar Crane Towing Equipment: (1x) Portable
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