Gibbs Military Amphibians


Achievements



Achievements

HSA Technology has proven it's performance and technical ability and has wowed audiences around the world. Below are just some of the awards that we have been delighted to have accepted.

  • The Society of Engineers has awarded Neil Jenkins the biannual Churchill Medal for Outstanding Engineering Achievement.
  • Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson has broken the record for the fastest crossing of the English Channel by an amphibious vehicle in a Gibbs Aquada. Branson beat the previous record by four hours.
  • Popular Science Magazine presented the Aquada with the Award for Best of What's New in the Automotive Tech category
  • The Aquada was placed in the top three items you can't live without in the ITV programme 100 Things you Can't Live Without
  • Time Magazine named the Aquada as one of the Best Innovations.
  • The Aquada was rated 42 out of 100 top innovations by Stuff Magazine
  • World Record - The Aquada broke the world record for the fastest amphibian, by reaching a speed on water of 32.8 miles an hour, shattering the previous record of 9 miles per hour. The new record was set on 13th October 2003 at Lake Windermere as part of Windermere Speed week.

 

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