Hoverguard 600

Hoverguard 600 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
Speed: 30 mph (48 kph) on calm water, 50 mph (80 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:

  • 2-Cycle, 2-cylinder 60 HP air-cooled engine with high performance muffler
  • Electric and recoil start
  • Dual carburetors with automatic oil injection system
  • 720 ccca maintenance-free battery
  • Exhaust gas temperature gauges
  • Tachometer
  • Hourmeter
  • Two six gallon (22.7 l) portable plastic fuel tanks with switch-over valve
  • 36" (91 cms) 12 bladed fan driven through a 510H200 belt and crankshaft mounted pulley system
  • "Front-first" lift air system with variable lift and thrust control
  • 68 Hypalon® coated skirts and stainless steel skirt anchors
  • Heavy duty drag flap
  • Four custom extruded replaceable, hardened aluminum skid rails
  • Removable fanguard and engine cover
  • Air-straighteners,four rudder steering system
  • Six foot long space on each side of the center console
  • 16" (40 cms) windshield
  • Seating pad
  • Stowage pocket
  • Bilge pump
  • Two side-mounted grab rails
  • Two 8' (2.4 m) grapple poles
  • Two 20" (50 cm) ring buoys
  • Navigation, bow and twin 55 watt operating lights
  • One duct-mounted amber strobe light (120 flashes/min)
  • Accessory power plug
  • Battery master switch
  • Lift and mooring eyes

Options:

  • Salt water muffler
  • Carburetor compensator Tempa-Flow
  • Crew protection windshield with wiper (in place of 16" windshield)
  • Removable vinyl cockpit  enclosure
  • Dual signal horn
  • Combined siren and public address system
  • Two rear-mounted first aid stowage boxes
  • All Kevlar® bottom hull
  • Non-standard base color
  • Thunder® T3 hearing protection
  • Mustang® survival suits and vests

Hoverguard 600 Technical Specifications

DIMENSIONS
Length: (381 cms)
Width: 6'6" (198 cms)
Cockpit Length: 5'0" (1.5 m)
Cockpit Width: 4'6" (1.35 m)
Height: 64" (163 cms)
Approx Dry Weight: 700 lbs (318 kg)
ENGINE
Type: 2-cycle/2-cylinder
Capacity: 497 cc
Max. Horsepower: 60 HP
Max RPM: 7,200
Fuel Capacity: 12 US gal (45.4 l)
Battery: 525 cca
Ignition: 12 V CDI
Charging: 15 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 (270 kg)
Speed Calm Water: 40 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 on land, ice & water

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

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