Travelers’ notes on the expedition: From the construction of AT vehicles to the conquest of the Pole.
From the start the technical partner of the project and the company is the manufacturer of lubricants Ravenol. They are suitable for operation in the harshest climatic conditions. Motor oils, antifreezes and other liquids necessary for the work of Burlak, are all from Ravenol only. We t (read more...)
What should the vehicle, on which the life of the travelers in the Arctic depends, be like? Prior to starting the construction, the expedition members huddle in a workshop to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the first all-terrain vehicles, namely Makar and Shuttle. The new vehicle will be miles better! It is bigger, more reliable, and more comfortable.
The test drive was held in March in the Kara Sea. It was determined which design changes are to be made in the construction of two AT vehicles «Burlak» which will go to the North Pole.
In spring 2018, after the construction and re-testing, two «Burlaks» will reach the starting point, which is the polar station on the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago, and the crew will return home.
The gathering of the crew, the delivery of fuel and food for the expedition. It is planned to get to the North Pole and back in 1.5–2 months, travelling for about 100 km per day.