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Old Jan 01, 2014, 09:29 AM
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Good photos/videos of classic (no skirt) rc hovercraft

Has anyone built a classic (skirtless) hovercraft?
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 03:24 AM
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Here's a very short clip of a model N2:
Westland SR.N2 model (0 min 4 sec)

And here is the associated website with details: http://www.model-hovercraft.com/srn2/srn2.html
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 04:39 AM
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Looks nice
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 07:20 AM
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Here is a link to clip of a model i'm developing

Hovercraft Testing (3 min 0 sec)
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 09:23 AM
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Wow that's what I wanted to see, looks great.

How does it go on grass?
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Old Jan 03, 2014, 10:17 PM
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Thanks it goes over grass pretty good too will try to upload another video soon
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Old Jan 03, 2014, 10:41 PM
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Yeah, look forward to seeing it on grass and other surfaces.
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Old Jan 25, 2014, 11:22 PM
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Wow that's cool. Any plans?
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Old Feb 14, 2014, 11:44 AM
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Windnsea that looks awesome
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Old Feb 17, 2014, 07:49 PM
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Thanks guys its been a lot of work i hope to get another video soon here is a pic of a larger version of the same design ive been testing with some success
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Old Feb 18, 2014, 07:54 PM
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Wow! Looking forward to more videos..
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Old Feb 19, 2014, 08:01 PM
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testing the larger version

hovercraft with stabilizer (0 min 57 sec)


rc hovercraft testing with stabiliser (1 min 22 sec)



sorry about the poor quality but you get the idea - really needs smooth water to go fast, Have so far measured 62km/h in calm conditions with the smaller model.
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 01:38 AM
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windnsea

That is remarkable.
Are you still developing the model?
Are there any further updates?
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 07:50 AM
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Heres a link to a recent demo we did. Since then I've been working on increasing lift without using more power and managed to get about a 50% improvement, so its close to 50 mm now.
Hoping to have the kit available soon so i'll put a link to it for anyone interested.
These models are quite easy to build and not having to mess around with a skirt really simplifies things.


stingray rc hovercraft (1 min 11 sec)
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 11:11 PM
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Yeah I saw that video the other day on your Youtube channel.

Watching the craft work on that weedy grass like that, a skirted craft would just bog.

I for one AM interested in such a kit.
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