|Length (M) Hovering||29.3|
|Beam (M) Hovering||15|
|Speed at full payload (Knots)||40|
Griffon Hoverwork’s BHT is inspired by and derived from the well proven AP1-88 design, which is operational in over 15 locations around the world.
BHT 130 “Solent Express” was built in 2007 to Lloyds Register of Shipping for passenger operations in the UK. She is capable of carrying 130 passenger plus crew.
Solent Express has UK MCA coding and is built to High Speed Craft certification. She has operated on the Hovertravel route carrying passengers from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight (UK), and has been professionally maintained her whole life. The craft was last used on 6th August 2013. At just under 30m in length she is powered by two MTU diesel engines for propulsion and two MTU engines for lift; the craft has a payload of 16 tonnes and is capable of speeds in excess of 40 knots.