Thornycroft Nubian Crash Tender
Many of these fire/crash tenders were made during World War ll and have found homes all over the world becoming a familiar sight on airfields from Finland to Australia.
Chassis – Just over 5000 Thornycroft Nubian chassis were produced. These chassis were the natural choice for use in difficult conditions when maximum traction was required.
Body – Special bodies for fire/crash tenders were constructed by body builders such as Pyrene, Sun, Carmichael and Air Foam
Engine – 8 Cylinder Rolls Royce petrol engine driving through a transfer gearbox to both front and rear axles