The “Deepflight Dragon” is essentially an Undersea Aquahoverer capable of transporting two adults. The submersible’s fixed positive buoyancy combines with its six 400rpm, 1.2-kilowatt ducted propellers to provide easy omnidirectional movement and stand-still hovering at depth up to 400-feet. Its streamlined composite pressure hull keeps passengers safe in custom carbon fiber seats, complete with acrylic domes optimized for clear underwater viewing. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“Intuitive and fly-by-wire controls (from either cockpit); two independent digitally monitored oxygen systems; and a closed-circuit internal (and VHF-to-surface) communications system provide submariners with a safe, flexible environment for investigating underwater anomalies,” reports Design Boom.