The Model-15,000 is a double deck Hovercraft with a high level of comfort.
Entrance is via a spacious rear door located between the propellers with twin
The cockpit has a clean modern layout which is well appointed with colour LCD screens for engine monitoring in a overhead console. And a large colour LCD Radar/GPS screen centrally mounted in the dash panel for navigation.
In the cabin, 200 individual forward facing aircraft style seats can be fitted or up to 30 tone of cargo can be hauled, or a combination of both.
The cabin features a "double deck" design, there is space for 60 passengers & the operator. Or, the upper deck can be laid for first class seating with a lounge area. The possibilities are endless...
There are 4 toilets, space for a Kiosk and a forward observation area on the lower deck.
The body is a one piece fiberglass foam sandwich construction with a molded upper body with a durable gelcoat finish.
Major Advantages of foam sandwich construction are... superior thermal & acoustic properties with no joints or rivets to leak!
Craft maneuverability is superior due to the innovative "Ele-Rudders" & "body tilt" systems which lean the craft into the turn. Combined with independent forward/reverse thrust for slow maneuvering.
The skirt system is dynamically stable under adverse conditions with an impressive isolated obstacle clearance.
Engine rooms are accessible from inside of the craft.
Power is supplied by four MTU turbo common rail diesel engines with a powerful 3,600 combined horsepower!