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RAF Crashtender at 2007 Air Tattoo
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No: 3640   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2007   Manufacturers: Carmichael, Unipower   Country: United Kingdom
RAF Crashtender at 2007 Air Tattoo

A picture of the Carmichael MFV crashtender at RAF Fairford during the 2007 Air Tattoo.

Chassis Unipower 6x6
Engine Detroit diesel 8V92TA 2 stroke turbo 585bhp
gearbox twin disc TD61-1172 automatic
Performance 67 mph(107kph) 0-50 mph(80 kph) in 27 seconds
Water tank 1500 gallons (6825 litres)
Foam tank 180 gallons(820 Litres)
Pump Godiva output 5300 Litres per min
Roof Monitor 3000 Litres per minute at 14 Bar
Bumper Monitor 1000 Litres per minute at 14 bar
Sidelines 1100 Litres per minute
2 x 50kg Monnex dry powder cylinders
High pressure hosereel
Length 10.5m
Width 2.8m
Height 3.28m
Turning Circle 21m
Weight 26,460kg

Thanks to Wayne Davies for the Technical details.
Picture added on 20 July 2007
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