Hoverjet GT

Hoverjet GT Features and Options

Hovercraft Payload (standard equipment): 400 lbs (180 kg)
Hull: 10'6" long x 6'6" wide (3.2 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
  • 12v maintenance-free battery
  • Six gallon (22.7 l) portable plastic fuel tank
  • 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
  • 60 Hypalon® coated skirts and stainless steel skirt anchors
  • Heavy duty drag flap
  • Two custom extruded, replaceable hardened aluminum skid rails
  • 16" (40 cms) windshield
  • Seating pad

Options

  • Salt water muffler
  • Carburetor compensator Tempa-Flow
  • Navigation light package
  • Operating lights
  • Accessory socket
  • Stowage pocket
  • Lift eyes
  • Variable lift-thrust control
  • Two side mounted grab rails
  • Dual signal horn
  • Second 6 gal fuel tank and installation
  • 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

Hoverjet GT Features and Options

DIMENSIONS
Length: 10'6" (3.20 m)
Width: 6'6" (1.98 m)
Cockpit Length: 3'6" (1.07 m)
Cockpit Width: 4'6" (1.35 m)
Height over Strobe Light: 64" (1.63 m)
Approx Dry Weight: 550 lbs (250 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 (optionol)
CUSHION
Max Hoverheight: 8" (20 cms)
Skirt Segments: 60
PERFORMANCE
Max Payload: 400 lbs (181 kg)
Speed-Calm Water: 0 mph (64 km)
Speed-Smooth Ice: 60 mph (96 km)
Cushion (Hump) Time-Calm Water/Max Load: 5 seconds
Max Wave Handling: 2 ft (60 cms)
Turning: 180º and 360º turns

Fly-On, Fly-Off Hovertrailer Specification for Hoverjet GT

Construction:
  • Welded, painted steel swing and 10 ft x 6 ft (3.05  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): 14' 6" (4.32 m)
Trailer Weight: (273 kg)
Max Weight Capacity (trailer + load): 2,000 lbs (909 kg)
Options:
  • Spare wheel and tire
  • 6 ft (1.83 m) lever release tie down