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NEOTERIC HOVERCRAFT, INC.

Terre Haute,  IN 
United States
http://www.neoterichovercraft.com
  • Booth: 19403


SEE A NEOTERIC RESCUE HOVERCRAFT IN FLIGHT AT BOOTH 19403

Neoteric Hovercraft, Inc.

Visit outdoor demo booth 19403 to watch a Neoteric rescue hovercraft in action. See why first responders in 50+ nations rely on our hovercraft - the safest, fastest vehicle for flood, ice, swift water and mud rescues, giving you access to areas boats and other rescue apparatus can't reach. 

Brands: Neoteric Rescue Hovercraft, Specialty vehicles, Swiftwater rescue, Rescue boats, Life rafts, Rescue equipment, Rescue apparatus, Rescue vehicles, Flood rescue, Mud rescue, Water rescue, Ice rescue


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  • Neoteric Rescue Hovercraft in Texas, USA
    Mansfield Fire Department's Battalion Chief Jeff Smith says their hovercraft "Is the perfect tool for urban flooding, as you can go from grass to mud to water to dry streets without any problem. It makes a rescue faster and easier."...

  • Neoteric Hovercraft in Flood Rescue Operations

    Hovercraft are extremely effective in flood rescue operations because they can access areas that boats and other rescue vehicles can't reach. Flat bottom Jon boats and other propeller-driven watercraft are of little use in shallow water or in flood water; debris and obstructions can not only damage rescue boats, but can pose a serious danger to first responders and to those whose lives they are tasked to save.
    As Mansfield Fire Department's Captain William Franks says about their Neoteric rescue hovercraft, “The benefit of having the hovercraft is we do not have to send our personnel into the water to retrieve victims. It can also hover over logs, car tires and any other debris, unlike boats, that could be a hazard in the water. A Neoteric hovercraft is the answer to a faster rescue – a safer rescue.
    And, unlike other hovercraft, the Neoteric Hovertrek's patented reverse thrust system gives it the unique capability to brake, back up and hover in place - maneuvers that are critical in flood rescues.
    After assisting in the devastating Port Arthur flooding in 2017, Battalion Chief Jeff Smith reported, "Most of the rescue crews have flat bottom boats with propellers. But when they got to 2 feet of water, victims had to walk 100 to 200 yards to dry land. In the hovercraft, we can right up to their door, get them on board and take them right up onto dry land."
    "It's the perfect tool for urban flooding, as you can go from grass to mud to water to dry streets without any problem. It makes a rescue faster and easier."

  • Neoteric Rescue Hovercraft in Poland
    WOPR, a nationwide rescue organization in Poland, says, "Regardless of the weather, our hovercraft can fly over water, ice, mud, sand, grass or wetlands - allowing us to get to those places you can't reach either by boat or by foot … or by helicopter.”...

  • Neoteric Rescue Hovercraft Save Lives Across the World

    One of the many Neoteric Hovercraft saving lives in 50+ nations operates in Poland. 

    WOPR is an acronym for Wodne Ochotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe, which translates to “water rescue teams and lifeguards” in English. An important nationwide organization in Poland that specializes in water rescue operations, WOPR is a member of the International Lifesaving Federation.

    WOPR purchased their hovercraft in 2016 and continues to praise its effectiveness. It’s operators report, “This Neoteric hovercraft is one of the most modern rescue vehicles on the Polish market. It rises to 30 cm from the surface and is able to move on both land and water. This machine saves people under the most difficult weather conditions that prevent the use of a helicopter.

    WOPR's Jason Kleczaj says, "Regardless of the weather, our hovercraft can fly over water, ice, mud, sand, grass or wetlands - allowing us to get to those places you can't reach either by boat or by foot.”

    Miroslaw Gosieniecki, WOPR Vice President adds, "It allows us to save people even in winter, when water reservoirs are on ice or floe. Until now, our rescuers did not have equipment that would enable them to act in such circumstances."

  • Neoteric Rescue Hovercraft in Michigan, USA
    North Muskegon Fire Chief Steve Lague reports, “Our hovercraft have saved more lives than our engines. More than 50% would have drowned without having the hovercraft as a safe rescue tool.”...

  • Neoteric Hovercraft in Ice Rescue Operations

    For 30+ years, the North Muskegon Fire Department has used its Neoteric Hovercraft for ice and water rescues.

    During the winter, ice fishermen flock to the frozen waters of Muskegon Lake , replaced by boaters during the rest of the year. When someone plunges through the ice, the U.S. Coast Guard may respond – with a team of four who go out on the ice on foot – while the North Muskegon Fire Department’s Neoteric Hovercraft safely speeds upwards of 60 miles per hour across broken or solid ice, keeping first responders above the danger, not in it.

    The hovercraft’s ability to greatly speed up ice rescues is critical. In just a few minutes after falling through ice, a victim can start to lose mobility or consciousness. In this battle between life and death, time is of the essence.

    As Fire Chief Steve Lague says, “Our hovercraft have saved more lives than our engines have. Since 1985, more than 255 people have been rescued or removed from Muskegon area lakes using hovercraft. More than 50% would have drowned without having the hovercraft as a safe rescue tool.”


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