Pan American Hovercraft Offers Color Brochure On New Design Hovercraft

Pan American Hovercraft Corporation, Melbourne, Fla., recently announced it signed licensing agreements with Slings by Aviation, Ltd., York, England, to market an innovative passenger hovercraft in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Pan American Hovercraft is offering a full-color brochure detailing the 23-passenger SAH 2200 hovercraft.

The hovercraft features a hull made of durable, lightweight composite materials with kevlar, and is powered by an air-cooled Deutz MWM diesel engine. The hovercraft has a range of 500 miles, can reach speeds of up to 40 knots, and has removable benches and canopy for customized interiors.

The company reports that the Maryland State Police, Department of Natural Resources, are currently utilizing the SAH 2200 on Chesapeake Bay.

Part of Pan American Hovercraft's agreement with Slingsby is that the U.K. firm will assist, via technology transfer, in the training of Pan American pilots, engineers, marketing and scientific personnel in the U.S. and abroad. Pan American plans to introduce 60- and 120- passenger models in 1989.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 43,  Mar 1989

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