Wednesday, March 15, 2017

WATCH: How To Pilot A Hovercraft

Large commercial hovercrafts are fast, highly maneuverable, can operate in a diverse set of environments and are extremely LOUD! But how do you drive one? This video from Apple Pi gives...

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 62

Thursday, March 2, 2017

WATCH: Canada’s Icebreaking Hovercraft Sipu Muin

The CCGS Sipu Muin is a powerful, heavy hovercraft that is used for icebreaking on hard-to-access areas along the St. Lawrence River where conventional icebreakers cannot navigate. The hovercraft is...

March 2, 2017
Total Views: 84

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Russian Hovercraft Parks On Crowded Beach [VIDEO]

Beachgoers in Russia got a little more than they bargained for when a massive military hovercraft made an unexpected landing on a crowded beach. Only in Russia...

August 21, 2013
Total Views: 19

Sunday, June 2, 2013
Maritime Monday for June 3rd, 2013

Maritime Monday for June 3rd, 2013: Float, Float On…

The Princess Margaret, an SR-N4 hovercraft at the Hovercraft Museum at Lee on the Solent, England (1,200 × 563 pixels) The museum has a large collection of over sixty hovercraft...

June 2, 2013
Total Views: 138

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Zubr Class – World’s Largest Military Hovercraft

Gizmodo points us towards the Russian navy’s Zubr Class hovercraft.  Now this is not a new design.  There have been three in service with the Russian Navy since 1988, with...

September 23, 2008
Total Views: 174