'Discover the Hovercraft' takes you on a tour of the Hovercraft's secret world. Learn about the early days of cushion craft, modern day Hovercraft designs and try experiments to see the Hovercraft principle in action Model Hovercraft designer Kevin Jackson takes you on a tour of the Hovercraft's secret world. Tracing the history of this extraordinary craft through early ideas and designs to modern craft. Try your own experiments and demonstrate the Hovercraft principle by building and using the momentum curtain Hovercraft testbed described in this book. Discover the designs used for racing and large heavy lift craft as well as other applications of the Hovercraft principle. Find out about the design of the Hovercraft skirt, engines used to power the craft, and how lift and thrust are created. Learn how and where Hovercraft have been put to use all over the world in civil and military applications.
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Born in the UK and growing up in the Portsmouth area, Kevin Jackson was a keen Hovercraft watcher and budding engineer from early on. He has designed and built many scale and sport RC Hovercraft. Also author of the book 'Introduction to Radio Control Hovercraft' Kevin is a professional engineer and lives in the USA. He holds a Master of Science degree from Surrey University in the UK
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Book Description Flexitech LLC, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110975341405