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Where is a Hovercraft
In emergency rescue situations,
time is your enemy.
Minuets, even seconds, can be the difference between success and
In many cases, getting to the emergency is the biggest time waster ...
unfamiliar or variable terrain can seriously hamper your efforts if you
don't have the proper vehicle for the surrounding terrain.
Transitional terrain ( sand bank to
ice to water ) can be a real problem. A snowmobile for example, can
over thick ice, but take it out where the ice is thin enough to create
an emergency situation and chances are you'll soon have two emergencies
on your hands.
Its extraordinary versatility make it
craft in places where variable terrain and changeable weather are the
|Flood and Ice
||Flood and River Control
||Wetland Hydrological Survey
Why should more organizations
use Hovercraft ?
In the last 50 years big areas of
been destroyed for cultivation -, construction -, infrastructure - and
urban development. On a daily basis we can only watch how wetlands
vanish from this planet - sometimes slow by drying the land through
dam's or temporary structures and very often quite quick be filling and
construction within a year.
Even if this sad cenario will
continue - very
often we do not have the funds and transportation means to proof in the
first place that a certain area is a wetland. Today's accurate and
data logger allow to measure on big areas the amount of water if we
get them in place and service them in the necessary interval. Most of
time the transportation means for very shallow wetlands are just not
Hovercraft would allow to travel with reasonable speed over long
without doing any damage to the Environment. Please see our page on
impact of Hovercrafts".
And before we can proof a certain
area is a wetland
- it transformed to a mall, subdivision ....! If you like wetlands,
birds and the beauty of these shallow often neglected areas - do
something to keep them for the next generation. Thanks!
This are just our small ideas on this
Who is using
|U.S. Coast Guard
||National Parks Service
|Flying Pest Control
|Marine Fire Rescue
||Nuclear Power Plants
||Hunter and Fisherman
||Oil Spill Recovery