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Old Nov 02, 2012, 06:15 PM
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NEW! Pre-Production RC Model Racing Hovercraft 1/4 scale with full action pilot.

Hello all,


I am glad to present my last creation, after 22 years developing RC Racing Model Hovercraft.
Derived from last model ("20 years") witch you can see in action in this forum:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1334976
and in Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...ac._SQkJHjOS6M

2014 RELEASE:
RC MODEL RACING HOVERCRAFT 1/4 SCALE WITH FULL ACTION PILOT FIGURE.

Improved realistic action pilot figure and simplified hardware; Integrated hovercraft - single engine providing both Lift and Thrust. Similar performance granted.

Ready to go to... Market, on a limited (20-30) edition!

...

More details to come.









And, a video of the improved and new action pilot figure.
RC Model Racing Hovercraft Camoesas ovarcraft 2013 (0 min 12 sec)


Best regards,

Carlos
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http://www.ovarcraft.com
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Old Mar 26, 2013, 01:17 PM
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First test

"Integrated 22"

RC model Hovercraft Integrated 22 by Camoesas (0 min 20 sec)


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Old Mar 27, 2013, 09:51 PM
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Fantastic!
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Old Mar 29, 2013, 09:39 AM
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Thanks Kmot

Here it is the public presentation "what you see is what you get"
Soon, videos of prototype testing



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Old Mar 31, 2013, 06:09 PM
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First maneuvering capabilities test.

Camoesas RC Model Racing Integrated Hovercraft 2013 (0 min 41 sec)



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Old May 03, 2013, 05:48 PM
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First test on water

Camoesas RC Model Racing Hovercraft Integrated 22 (0 min 0 sec)


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Old May 12, 2013, 05:11 PM
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Im not normally into hover craft, but this kick azz
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Old May 13, 2013, 04:23 PM
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Killer,
Thanks for your comments (first after 140 views of this last post...).

In fact, real performance can be seen here; performing transitions in between Water/mud/sand.

This is how a "real" Hovercraft have to perform
RC Model Racing Hovercraft by Carlos Camoesas 2013 (1 min 9 sec)


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Old May 28, 2013, 06:13 PM
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I've never built an RC hovercraft, but as a teenager I worked at a lakeside marina that had the personal hovercraft for sale and rental. Loved working on them, and always had quite an interest in them as a kid.

My parents bought me a Tyco RC Typhoon back in the 80's but it never did very well on sand or water... (Yeah it was toy grade junk really) but I always had a blast with it on the sidewalks and in the Gymnasium at school.

However, this one you've built is just the bees knees! Very cool! Good work!
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Old Jun 03, 2013, 06:07 AM
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Thanks for your kind words.

The most recent demo (yesterday on a public Nauticmodel event)
1º Encontro de Nautimodelismo rc de Esposende - 01/02 Jun 2013.
Performing transitions between solid ground and water on a swimming pool.

RC Model Racing Hovercraft quarter scale Integrated 22 by Carlos Camoesas ovarcraft com 2013 (0 min 35 sec)



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Old Jun 03, 2013, 09:29 PM
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That's some pretty seamless transitioning there! Looking good!

Is that full throttle? How fast does it go full bore?
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Old Jun 04, 2013, 03:50 AM
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Thanks.

But, in fact this transition site is not the best for performance demos. In the pool, between the solid ground and the water there is a grid with some 20 cm wide! You can see a close-up of it, in the end of the previous movie.
If you dont have enough lift nor thrust, you`ll be stuked in the grid...

Reference the maximum speed, I really dont know and dont care, my worrys are about the wole performance and realism; more than speed, moneuverability is important as well ability for transitions (amphibious capability) and the almost absence of "hump" speed, also the flotation capability...And of course, the full action pilot figure!

You can see a racing demo with two of the best:
"20 years" - twin engine
"Integrated 22" integrated as the name


RC Model Hovercraft Race demo by Carlos Camoesas ovarcraft com Jun 2013 (0 min 37 sec)


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Old Jun 17, 2013, 11:13 AM
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Ten years old João ("Joni") driving it.

RC Hovercraft Integrated 22 by camoesas ten years old driver Joao (0 min 22 sec)


<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/NW9PGSqO9Lg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Old Jun 25, 2013, 05:00 AM
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Two more vídeos of the same event. RC model racing Integrated Hovercraft water drifting .
rc model racing hovercraft by camoesas water drifting (0 min 28 sec)


RC Hovercraft Joni water drifting (0 min 24 sec)


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Old Jul 07, 2014, 04:54 PM
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Hello all,

Here I am again, with another official public demo of my "Integrated 22"
RC model Racing Hovercraft.
This time, with an amazing video-report (made by a RC Quadcopter) of the:
T.E.A.M. - VI Portuguese Nauticmodel National Meeting 2014.
Hope you like it

VI Encontro Nacional Nautimodelismo 4 (8 min 48 sec)


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Carlos
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