However, just being fast would not stop the gangs. The bikers needed to be captured as well. For this purpose the 64-Y is equipped with medium blasters designed to shoot down the swoops, leaving their rider to plummet to the ground, where he can be captured.
Unlike the swoop bikes that are mostly controlled with the knees, the repulsorlift sled uses two manual control sticks with built in targeting controls, while the secondary control functions can be performed by the feet. This way the pilot can both operate the sled at high speed and fire at targets.