Light Transport Vehicle

Model LTV-50 Acrobat

ACROBAT : Includes Towed Body, Control Unit & Software.
Runs on Windows 95, 98, NT, 7-10
Underwater Cables Ordered Separately.
In stock

The Acrobat


  • Estuary, coastal zone, and fresh water data surveys from small boats
  • Ecosystem health monitoring
  • Real-time three dimensional data gathering in support of modeling
  • Pollution monitoring and dye tracing studies
  • Ground truth for satellite remote sensing
  • Continuous plankton monitoring and sampling
  • Local area site assessment


  • Designed to be handled and operated by one person
  • Small, lightweight and all necessary components are able to be transported by automobile
  • Rugged stainless steel and plastic construction
  • Large payload capacity
  • Frame designed for flexible positioning of sensors
  • Manual or computer real-time control
Towing Speed: 1 to 12 Knots
Length: 0.80m
Max. Width: (wingspan) 0.73m
Working Depth: 0 to 60m
Max Height:(tail) 0.40m
In Air 13kg
In Water 9kg