The HJ-15 was described as a 15-ton capacity air cushion trailer
of rugged simple construction with the ability to be dismantled easily for
transportation by conventional highway truck or transport plane. The HJ-15
used the Bertin system of independently fed multiple plenum chambers.
Lift was provided by two centrifugal fans mounted at the rear
and driven by two Deutz diesel engines. It was designed for amphibious
operations and had a buoyancy at gross weight of 150%. Propulsion was
provided by swamp crawler vehicles, boats, winching or even by helicopter.
Length: 40 ft Width: 18 ft
Empty wt: 8 tons Payload: 15 tons
The HJ-15 was manufactured by
169 Centre Street East
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Tel: (416) 884-7735