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Get a Search and Rescue Hovercraft like the Toronto Police

  • Posted by Air Rider
  • On June 22, 2016
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As we’ve mentioned in the past, Air Rider Hovercrafts are for more than just recreational use. They’re perfect for search and rescue teams, especially ones that will have to travel on water, ice or land. The Toronto Police Marine Unit have completed training and taken the delivery of their brand new AR-45 Search and Rescue […]
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Tiny Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department receive the Air Rider AR-45 Rescue model

  • Posted by Air Rider
  • On June 7, 2016
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An Air Rider AR-45 Rescue model, was delivered to the Corporation of the Township of Tiny Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department, on Saturday, May 28th, 2016.  12 Firefighters spent the day flying the hovercraft and being trained in it’s operation.  Tiny Township Fire Department is excited about the versatility of their hovercraft, and are very […]
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Vancouver Airport scares record one million birds away from runways for safety

  • Posted by Air Rider
  • On May 26, 2016
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Vancouver International Airport scared a record more than one million birds away from runways last year in a ramped-up effort to reduce the number of times airplanes hit birds. The airport moved almost 1.1 million birds in 2015, up from 624,000 in 2014 and a five-year high of 704,000 in 2012. “Our wildlife program is a big […]
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Air Rider Hovercraft to the Dog Rescue!

  • Posted by Air Rider
  • On May 6, 2016
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When someone asks about an Air Rider Hovercraft, one of the main features we like to talk about is safety. A great story that sums up what we mean when we talk about safety is our dog rescue a couple months back.
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Air Rider’s “Hover-Hut” Featured on Rogers TV

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  • On March 8, 2016
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Air Rider’s one-of-a-kind “Hover-Hut” was recently featured on Rogers TV’s Georgina Life program. The Hover-Hut is a specially modified version of Air Rider’s AR-45 Ranger craft. It features two access ports mounted in the floor for ice fishing, seating for three to four people, and a built in heater for passenger comfort. Looking to extend […]
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Air Rider Attending Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow at Minneapolis Convention Center

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  • On March 8, 2016
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Air Rider will be attending the Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow at the Minneapolis Convention Center at 1301 2nd Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55403 from March 30th-April 3rd, 2016. We will have a craft on display in booth #448. Come drop by and say hi! Further information can be found on the Progressive Insurance Sportshow website.
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Air Rider Delivers AR-45 craft to Vancouver Airport (YVR)

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  • On March 1, 2016
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Air Rider Hovercraft is pleased to announce the delivery this Spring of a Model AR-45 to YVR – Vancouver Airport – Wildlife Division, Vancouver, British Columbia. The hovercraft will be used on the tidal flats to keep birds and wildlife away from the end of the runways, as the birds & wildlife present a safety […]
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Air Rider featured in Muskoka Life

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  • On February 8, 2016
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Check out this great article in Muskoka Life about how the Air Rider hovercraft works in all conditions “You can use it year-round, especially during the transitional seasons. They ride about 10 to 11 inches off the surface so can handle ice, water, mud, snow, grass, gravel, everything,” says Thiessen. To read this article click […]
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Rick Mercer ‘Drives’ a hovercraft downtown Parry Sound!

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  • On February 1, 2016
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A must watch Rick Mercer drives an Air Rider Hovercraft (January 29, 2014) On the Mercer Report, Rick test drives a personal hovercraft on land, ice, snow, and water in Parry Sound, ON. The Parry Sound/Air Rider Hovercraft story airs on the Rick Mercer Report on Tuesday, March 18 at 8pm on CBC. It will […]
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