Kaiman hovercraft specifications:
The Kaiman design represents the latest advances in small amphibious hovercraft. The design is leading edge technology and incorporates the latest commercially available and appropriate high technology materials and manufacturing techniques for advanced performance. It is easily operated and maintained by its owners. The Kaiman is designed primarily for Military and Industrial applications and as such it is a high performance yet simple design easily operated and maintained with a minimum of crew training. The Kaiman is designed to operate in a wide variety of climatic conditions ranging from the hottest tropics to the extreme cold of the polar arctic regions.
The Kaiman has an exceptionally good payload to size ratio allowing good load capability and remaining easily transportable. It can fit within a 20’ shipping container and is easily transported and launched from a special quick launch trailer. The Kaiman is built to a very high standard and is capable of gaining classification with most survey societies.
There is nothing else like the Kaiman Hovercraft.
|Dimensions (db)||6,5 × 2,41 m.|
|Cockpit Dimensions (db)||3,1 × 1,6 m.|
|Number of seats||1 pilot + 7 passengers|
|Height of the pillow||377 mm (nose portion),
315 mm (aft)
|Height overcome obstacles||To 600 mm|
|Recommended speed||55 km / h (30 knots) in calm water
28 km / h (15 knots) on the ground
of 80 km / h (54 knots) on smooth ice
37-46 km / h (20-25 knots) economical cruising
|Capacity||800 kg -
1000 kg of normal - with overdrive (reducing the need for good performance + conditions)
|Engine||Subaru EJ25, DOHC, EFI, 135 kW (180hp)|
|Screws||5-bladed variable pitch propeller rotates inside a closed tip with slow peripheral speed to reduce noise. The blades are made of carbon fiber and epoxy resin, urethane-covered front edge. Hub bolts are made of high-strength aluminum machined with CNC CNC.|
|Fan Lift||A two-stage axial fan coupled directly to the hydraulic motors. Has high efficiency, quiet.|
|Housing||RTM made by nonwoven glass fiber type E-PVC foam filling Divinycell. The bottom of the landing gear is protected from urethane.|
|Skirt type||The upper tier - inflated balloon is tapered from front to rear, with a higher front sections for improved wave.
The lower tier - separate and replaceable segments.
|Fuel tank capacity||100 liters|