Viper Hovercraft


Viper 5 Hovercraft is a practical 4 - 5 person hovercraft which is ideal for fishing, farming, industrial and recreational use.

Viper 5 Hovercraft is manufactured to impeccable standards, offering outstanding performance and reliability. The Viper 5 is a light, simple, robust design, making it ideal for customers with high expectations and low cost in mind.

The Viper 5, like all our hovercraft retains a beautiful finish, with well laid out features that provide comfort and safety. It is simply a joy to fly without the need to for full power, or struggling in high winds and large chop.

The Viper 5 series is manufactured using the best materials and engine available. The hull is light and incredibly strong, by taking advantage of high end fiberglass fabrics, resins and fabrication techniques.
The Viper 5 Hovercraft is a stable floating platform for fishing, diving and retrieving. Our positive buoyancy system ensures a unsinkable Hovercraft, even if it is completely swamped. It is a practical with easy passage to all interior and deck areas.

The Viper 5 Hovercraft is powered by a 64hp Rotax 582UL17 water cooled engine. This engine offers adequate performance for up to four persons in most conditions, and up to 5 persons in calm conditions.
Viper 5 features :
•  Capacity to seat four to five adults and gear in comfort
•  Enclosed electrical and engine air-intake filtration system
•  Externally vented and removable fuel tank
•  High gloss, marine grade gel coat finish
•  Our own unique HTD tooth belt drive system incorporating a torsional dampener
•  Large storage capacity
•  High buoyancy capacity

Construction Detail :
•  Hand laid Vinyl Ester/CSM/Woven cloth Foam composite hull and components, with localized Kevlar reinforcement
•  High performance, chemical resistant, Vinyl Ester based marine grade gel coat
•  Carbon Fiber Dash
•  Carbon Fiber control vanes
•  Carbon Fiber elevator vanes
•  Carbon Fiber flow straighteners
•  Galvanized engine frame
•  Aluminum coated exhaust system with silencer
•  Colors - White, Central Blue, Royal blue, Safety yellow, Signal red, Chrome green and more

Attachments :
•  Oil Injection
•  Forward and rear deck cleats
•  Forward tow point
•  Gunwale to provide Impact protection
•  Elevator trim system
•  Flow straighteners
•  Bilge pump (500gph)
•  Orange strobe light
•  Cockpit hand rails
•  Anti-slip floor and deck finish
•  Quality coated nylon skirting
Dash components :
•  Tachometer
•  Hour meter
•  Fuel level gauge
•  Voltmeter
•  Water temperature gauge
•  Choke control (on handle bar)
•  12 Volt external outlet

Standard inclusions :
•  Operator manual and log book
•  15 spare skirt segments
•  Spare ignition key

Options :
•  Forward compartments
•  Forward foot wells
•  Navigation lights
•  UHF marine radio
General Viper 5
Seating 1 crew, 3 - 4 passengers, Inline
Length 4.6m (15 ft)
Width 2.2m (7.2 ft)
Height 1.5m (4.9 ft)
Weight (dry) 265kg (584 lb)
Payload 440kg (970 lb)
Hover height (avg) 240mm (0.78 ft)
Positive Buoyancy 850kg (1,873 lb)
Fuel capacity 50 L (13.2 gal)
Thrust (Approx) 90kg (198 lb)
Speed - smooth water 75kph (40.5 knot)
Speed - ice 100kph (53 knot)
Ideal Cruise speed 30 - 45kph (16 - 24 knot)
Endurance 4.5 - 5 hours (10L a/h avg)
Noise 72db @ 30m (full power)

Engine Viper 5 64hp Water cooled
Capacity 580cc
Type Water-cooled, two cylinder, two-stroke
Power Hirth 47 kW (64 hp) @ 6,400 rpm
Fuel 95 - 98 Octane unleaded / oil injection
Ignition Dual sparkplug per cylinder
Starting Electric starter
Generator 12V DC 15amp = 170w
T.B.O. (Top and bottom overhaul) 300 hours
Drive system HTD Tooth belt via torsional dampener
Propulsion Integrated thrust and lift

Viper 5 Hovercraft
Viper 5 Hovercraft
Viper 5 Hovercraft
Viper 5 Hovercraft
Goulburn. N.S.W. 2580 Australia
  +61 418649350

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