What is Rosenbauer Panther?

Rosenbauer is the world’s leading technology and service provider of fire fighting equipment in defensive firefighting and disaster control. The PANTHER: the ideal vehicle solution for efficient firefighting and disaster control at airports. Developed and built by people for people who know what matters.

How much water do airport fire trucks carry?

The Striker carries a 30,000-pound load of firefighting materials—420 gallons of foaming agent (consisting of stabilizers, solvents and other chemicals) and 3,000 gallons of water. Once the operator selects a foam concentration, an electronic flow meter allows the correct amount of foaming agent to mix into the water.

Why are airport fire trucks different?

You may know that airports have their own separate types of fire trucks, but what makes these aircraft firefighting trucks so different from municipal fire trucks? The first major difference is the higher amount of water that an ARFF truck carries compared to a municipal truck.

How much does a Rosenbauer Panther weigh?

It exists as 4×4, 6×6 and 8×8 version. The eight-wheel drive version accommodates 14,500 litres (3,830 gallons) of fire extinguishing agents and a maximum speed of 140 km/h (87 mph), with an operating weight of 40 tons. In the film Transformers: Dark of the Moon Sentinel Prime’s alternate mode is a Rosenbauer Panther.

What is airport fire truck?

An airport crash tender (known in some countries as an airport fire appliance) is a specialised fire engine designed for use in aircraft rescue and firefighting at aerodromes, airports, and military air bases.

How much horsepower does a Rosenbauer Panther have?

Top tier: With up to 1,450 hp, a maximum speed of 135 km/h, and up to 19,000 liters of extinguishing medium capacity, the PANTHER 8×8 sets the standard for engine power and extinguishing power. In addition, the 10,000 l/min of pump output and acceleration from 0 to 80 km/h in less than 25 seconds put the model in a class of its own.

Is it safe to drive a Rosenbauer Panther?

Absolutely safe: Rosenbauer is testing the driver’s cab of an ARFF vehicle according to ECE R29-3 in real crash tests. Your advantage: Optimum occupant protection and maximum safety for the crew.

What’s the maximum speed of a panther 4×4?

Sprinter: The PANTHER 4×4 owes its sprint quality to its light weight combined with an engine output of 700 hp. More info at a glance: Maximum speed of 115 km/h, up to 6,950 liters of extinguishing medium capacity, 9,000 l/min pump output and maximum acceleration from 0 to 80 km/h in less than 22 seconds. Tried and tested standard – new features.

What makes a panther a fire fighting vehicle?

Plus the elements of the fire fighting equipment that have been developed further, such as the turret, bumper turret, and pump, make the PANTHER even more powerful. When lives depend on speed, every motion must have purpose The PANTHER offers more freedom of movement for the driver and team in the cockpit.