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375TD


375TD Trailer




  The rugged rigid inflatable Griffon 375TD with a full payload of 375kgs, travels over marshland at 30 knots. This craft can be towed behind a Land Rover on a hover-on hover-off road trailer.


The Griffon 4000TDX traverses a gravel bar at high speed. The Mark II version of this craft carries a payload of up to 7 tonnes or 60-80 people.  


  Two of the Royal Marines four Griffon 2000TDX(M) hovercraft escort the inventor of the hovercraft, Sir Christopher Cockerell, aboard the first of two 2000TDX craft used for crash rescue at Rio de Janeiro Airport, Brazil.


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The Griffon Range
Model No: 375TD 450TD 1000TD 2000TD 2000TDX
MK 2
3000TD
MK 2
4000TDX
MK 2
8000TD
Length (m) 6.00 7.00 8.80 10.60 11.90 15.35 18.85 21.20
Beam (m) 3.40 3.40 3.93 4.60 4.76 7.34 8.20 11
Height on cushion (m) 2.25 2.25 3.05 3.05 3.93 4.5 5.15 5.52
Passengers(incl driver) 5 6 10-12 18-22 20-26 31-37 54-66 63-80
Payload (tons) 0.375 0.450 1 1.75 2.2 3 6-7 9-30
Engine - Type
        - Power(Kw/Hp)
Diesel
82/111
2xDiesel
56/75
Diesel
141/192
Diesel
141/192
Diesel
365/355
2xDiesel
365/355
2xDiesel
386/525
2 x MTU
596/800
Speed at full
payload (knots)
25 30 27 30 35 35 36 40
Fuel Consumption
(Letres/hr)
12 13.5 25 30 45 90 165 230
Approximate obstacle
Clearance (m)
0.28 0.28 0.45 0.52 0.73 0.90 1.25 1.25
Maximum recomended
wave height for
passenger operations (m)
0.6 0.6 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.5 1.75 2.0