Advantages of this type of crane:
Very small out of service radius and minimum working radius
Faster operation than luffers due to the shorter hoist rope hanging and the very quick folding movement
Level hook path
Drivers like the driving characteristics of the Raptor crane as they are like operating a flat top tower crane
There are now 3 models of Raptor cranes available.
These cranes are light enough to be internally climbed through the floors of the building
The advantages of floor climbing cranes: