ACV Sales Inc.
Manufactured Vancouver, B.C. in the early 1980's, The
Amphibian was powered by a 340 hp Ford 429 industrial engine. The
drove the twin vertically mounted centrifugal fans which provided the air for
both lift and propulsion. There was seating for 3-4 passengers in addition
to the operator or 1000 lbs of freight.
The hull was made from moulded fibreglass and corrosion
resistant aluminum. An aircraft type throttle was used to adjust engine
rpm for lift and thrust. Simple hand controls and foot pedals effected steering
and forward and reverse thrust. Andrew Robertston was the
President of ACV Sales.
Length: 7.54 m Width: 3.4 m
Payload: 454 kg Empty Weight: 1905 kg Max
Speed: 48 kph
The Amphibian was manufactured by:
ACV Sales Inc
Box 11107 Royal Centre
1400-1055 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Tel: (604) 685-9824