These people have spent a serious amount of time on the engineering of their craft.
|Tony Broad is an Engineering Lecturer at Wigan College. One
got his students to build a hovercraft as part of their course. They
such a good job of it that he ended up buying it and racing it. In 2004
he won the UK Formula 3 Open Championship.
|Charles Dixon's Viper Hovercraft Project is a good example of the challenges you are faced with when you build something a bit different|
|Phil Stockman built a SEVTEC craft and kept a detailed diary throughout|
|The Yellow Jacket was originally built by the John Deere company, from plans published in an old issue of "Popular Mechanics" magazine. Years later, Dave Evartt bought it for restoration.|
|Check out the huge number of construction photos of this aluminium Universal Hovercraft UH17T, built using a TIG welder and a plasma cutter!|
|Rebuilding an Eagle 3 Hovercraft|
|Building a Universal Hovercraft UH12T2 and a UH17T|
|Read about Claudes SEVTEC build|
|Ed Hurn is part of Team Eagle (along with Ken Rigley from K&M)|
|Wouter from the Netherlands is
building his from foam - and
hovercrafting is illegal in his country !
And some people want to get on with the racing:
|Peanut Racing - F503/F2 Hovercraft Race Team|
|Luke Sedzikowski's Hovercraft site|