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Also known as a flier, the air/raft relies on solid-state anti-grav modules for lift and propulsion. Four independent, individually replaceable modules ensure a maximum of safety, in that each provides one-quarter of the vehicle's total lift.
A standard air/raft masses about four tons and can carry a payload of about four tons, including the driver and three passengers. An air/raft can be overloaded with passengers (a maximum of eight can fit with minimal comfort) provided total tonnage capacity for the vehicle is not exceeded.
Cruising speed is usually 100 kph and extremely subject to wind effects. The vehicle is open-topped, and subject to the effects of weather and climate. Range in time or distance is effectively un