Hovertechnics Hoverstar LC Hovercraft

Hoverstar LC Features and Options

Hovercraft Payload (standard equipment): 600 lbs (272 kg)
Hull: 12'6" long x 6'6" wide (3.81 m x 1.98 m)
Choice of Hull Colors: RED/WHITE/BLUE/YELLOW
Speed: 40 mph (64 kph) on calm water, 70 mph (112 kph) on smooth ice
Max Wave Handling Capacity: 2 ft (60 cms)
Turning Capability: 180 and 360 degree turns on land, ice and water
Standard equipment:
  • Two-cycle, two-cylinder 60 HP  air-cooled engine with high performance muffler
  • Electric and recoil start
  • Dual carburetors with automatic oil injection system
  • Exhaust gas temperature gauges
  • Tachometer
  • Two six gallon (22.7 l) portable plastic fuel tanks with switch-over valve
  • 12v maintenance-free battery
  • 36" (91 cms) 12-bladed fan driven through a 510H200 belt and crankshaft mounted pulley system
  • Removable fanguard and engine cover
  • Air-straighteners, four rudder steering system
  • "Front-first" lift air system
  • 68 Hypalon® coated skirts and stainless steel skirt anchors
  • Heavy duty drag flap
  • Four custom extruded replaceable, hardened aluminum skid rails
  • 16" (40 cms) windshield
  • Seating pad
  • Bilge pump
  • Two side mounted grab rails

Options

  • Salt water muffler
  • Carburetor compensator Tempa-Flow
  • Navigation light package
  • Operating lights
  • Accessory socket
  • Stowage pocket
  • Lift eyes
  • Variable lift-thrust control
  • Dual signal horn
  • 720 cca maintenance-free battery
  • Crew protection windshield with wiper (in place of 16" windshield)
  • Removable vinyl cockpit enclosure
  • All Kevlar® bottom hull
  • Non-standard base color
  • Striping package
  • Thunder® T3 Hearing protection
  • Mustang® survival suits and vests
Hovertechnics Hoverstar LC Hovercraft

Hoverstar LC Technical Specifications

DIMENSIONS

Length
12'6" (3.81 m)
Width
6'6" (1.98 m)
Cockpit Length
5'0" (1.50 m)
Cockpit Width
4'6" (1.35 m)
Height Over Strobe Light
64" (1.63 m)
Approx Dry Weight
625 lbs (283 kg)

ENGINE

Type
2-cycle/2-cylinder
Capacity
497 cc
Max. Horsepower
60 HP
Max RPM
7,000
Fuel Capacity
6 US gal (22.7 l)
Battery
300 cca
Ignition
12 V CDI
Charging
12.5 amp
Cooling
Fan Air
Carburetor
MIKUNI DUAL

THRUST SYSTEM

Fans
Single Lift/Thrust
Fan Diameter
36" (91.5 cms)
Variable Splitter
CABLE

CUSHION

Max Hoverheight
8" (20 cms)
# of Skirt Segments
68

PERFORMANCE

Max Payload
600 lbs (272 kg)
Speed Calm Water
30 mph (48 km)
Speed Smooth Ice
50 mph (80 km)
Cushion (hump) time w/ calm water & max load
8 seconds
Max Wave Handling Capacity
2 ft (60 cms)
Turning Capability
180º and 360º turns

Fly-On, Fly-Off Hovertrailer Specifications for Hoverstar LC, Hoverstar Sportsman or Hoverguard 600

Construction
  • Welded, painted steel, swing and 12 ft x 6 ft (3.66 m x 1.83 m) tilt bed for fly-on, fly-off operation
  • Painted exterior grade plywood decking
  • Angled side boards to center and guide hovercraft
Axle
Single 2,000 lb (907 kg) capacity rubber torsion axle
Wheels & Tires
Two 20.5 x 8.0 x 10 load range C wide base wheels and tires
Lighting
  • Three rear marker lights
  • Two combined tail, brake and turn signal lights
  • Flat four pin electrical connector
Coupler
  • 2 inch (5 cms) Class I ball and socket type coupler
  • Safety chains
Dimensions
  • Width: 8' (2.44 m)
  • Length (incl tongue): 16' 2" (4.93 m)
Trailer Weight
650 lbs (295 kg)
Max Weight Capacity (trailer plus load)
2,000 lbs (909 kg)
Options
  • Spare wheel and tire
  • 6' (1.83 m) lever release tie down