Introduction to Radio Control Hovercraft

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9780975341414: Introduction to Radio Control Hovercraft

For the first time, this comprehensive tutorial brings together all the information required to design and build a successful radio controlled Hovercraft model. The book introduces the construction of Hovercraft models and the concept of their operation. Written by two leading authorities in RC Hovercraft design, Kevin Jackson and Mark Porter take you through both the theoretical and practical aspects of the design and construction process. Covering design, construction techniques, materials, motor selection, radio systems, electrical wiring and craft operation it addresses some of the common difficulties experienced by newcomers to RC Hovercraft. The book includes a detailed step by step guide to skirt design and assembly, and the process of lift fan design and construction. Generously illustrated with photos, 3D cutaways and diagrams, the principles are explained in theory and shown at work on real models. Setup and operation of the finished model are discussed along with some of the unique challenges of controlling the craft. The book offers the experienced or first time modeler an opportunity to get started in the rapidly growing part of the RC hobby. Part plane and part boat, this unusual craft offers a whole new experience and this book is an ideal companion when venturing into this new field of radio control models.

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About the Author:

Kevin Jackson Born in the UK and growing up in the Portsmouth area, Kevin 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 'Discover the Hovercraft', Kevin is a professional engineer and lives in the USA. He holds a Master of Science degree from Surrey University in the UK Mark Porter Mark Porter has been building scale model Hovercraft since 1970, and is widely acknowledged as an experts on the subject. His designs include the SR.N5/6, Finger Trouble and the popular Griffon 2000TDX, which has been built by Hovercraft modelers in all continents. Mark has written for the UK modeling press and has produced histories of the SR.N6 family of craft, published in the journal of the Hovercraft Society. Mark is the author of Hovertravel - the first 25 years, written to document the history of that company on its 25th anniversary. Mark lives and works in the United Kingdom.

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Kevin Jackson and Mark Porter
Editore: Flexitech LLC
ISBN 10: 0975341413 ISBN 13: 9780975341414
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Free State Books
(Halethorpe, MD, U.S.A.)
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Descrizione libro Flexitech LLC. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. This copy shows very minor wear. Codice libro della libreria G0975341413I4N10

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