Viper Hovercraft


Viper 5XJ Hovercraft is a five person design which is ideal for fishing and recreational use

The Viper 5XJ has a beautiful finish, with well laid out features that provide comfort and safety. It is simply a joy to fly without and is very smooth and quiet.

The Viper 5XJ is manufactured using the best materials and engine available. The hull is light and strong, with localized Kevlar reinforcement to provide additional strength and durability.
The Viper 5XJ 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 design with easy passage to all interior and deck areas.

The Viper 5XJ is powered by an Australian made 2200cc, 80hp, 4 cylinder, air cooled. four-stroke, light aircraft engine. This engine offers adequate performance for up to four persons in most conditions, and up to 5 persons in calm conditions.
Viper 5XJ features :
•  Capacity to seat one crew and up to four passengers
•  Enclosed electrical and engine air-intake filtration system
•  Externally vented aluminum fuel tank
•  High gloss, marine grade gel coat finish
•  HTD tooth belt drive system
•  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 marine grade gel coat
•  Carbon Fiber Dash
•  Carbon Fiber control, elevator and flow vanes
•  Galvanized engine frame
•  Stainless steel system
•  Colors - White, Central Blue, Safety yellow, Signal red, Chrome green and more

Attachments :
•  Forward and rear deck cleats
•  Forward tow point
•  Gunwale to provide Impact protection
•  Elevator trim system
•  Flow straighteners
•  Bilge pump auto (500gph)
•  Orange strobe light
•  Cockpit hand rails
•  Deck and floor anti-slip finish
•  Quality coated nylon skirting
•  Light weight lithium battery
Dash components :
•  Tachometer / Hour meter
•  Fuel level gauge
•  Voltmeter
•  Cylinder head temperature gauge
•  Oil temperature gauge
•  Oil pressure gauge
•  12 Volt external outlet

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

Options :
•  Forward compartments
•  Navigation lights
•  VHF marine radio
•  GPS Speedometer
General Viper 5XJ
Seating 1 crew, 4 passengers
Length 4.6m (15 ft)
Width 2.2m (7.2 ft)
Height 1.5m (4.9 ft)
Weight 290kg (638 lb)
Payload 470kg (1,034 lb)
Hover height (avg) 240mm (0.78 ft)
Positive Buoyancy 850kg (1,873 lb)
Fuel capacity 50 L (13.2 gal)
Thrust (Approx) 115kg (253 lb)
Speed - smooth water 80kph + (43 knot)
Speed - ice 110kph + (59 knot)
Ideal Cruise speed 30 - 60kph (16 - 32 knot)
Endurance 4.5 - 5 hours (13L a/h avg)
Noise 72db @ 30m

Engine Viper 5XS
Make Jabiru 2200
Capacity 2200cc
Type Carburated, air-cooled, four cylinder, four-stroke
Power 60 kW (80 hp) @ 3,300 rpm
Fuel 95 - 98 Octane unleaded
Ignition Dual sparkplug per cylinder
Starting Electric starter)
Generator 12V DC 17amp = 200w
Recommended overhaul 2000 hours
Drive system HTD Tooth belt
Propulsion Integrated thrust and lift

Goulburn. N.S.W. 2580 Australia
  +61 418649350

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