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3D printing by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Wayne, yes i agree he seems bonkers but, he has loads of Youtube videos making 3D models, Planes, as well as Hovercraft, very clued up on the computer printing and programing, have emailed him for a copy of the printer program so hopefully i will be approaching a printer to make me one of these Mark

How many is to Many by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
a REAL scary question 🤔 1 H class Destroyer and 1 Submarine KM IIA (1:72) in SLEP (Service Life Extension Programme!) 1 KM pocket Battleship Graf Spee & 1 HMS Belfast (1:128) in Fitting Out Dock. 1 Tug Southampton ca 1:50 ARTR 1 Kentish Fishing Boat ca 1:50 inherited restoration & motorisation project 1 Sea Scout restoration ARTR, built by my Dad 50 years ago! 1 flying boat ARTR 1 Hovercraft needing painting & RC gear fitting. Potential 'Plastic Magic' :- 1:350 Bismarck, USS Enterprise (The Big E), HMS Hood, HMS Ark Royal, Airfix HMS Illustrious (Invincible class) & T45 Daring 1:72 Revell Flower class corvette, German Lifeboat & S100 class E Boat, Airfix MTB, RAF Launch, KM E Boat 1:144 Revell Fletcher class destroyer. Have started collecting Micron Radio gear for the conversions. And JFF an Airship! Ready except for the Helium needed! Plus many 1:400 1:600 1:720WW2 navies plastic kits & etched parts JFF & to hone the skills I should live so long ! Help 🤔 Cheers from Munich Doug 😎

Model Hovercraft plans by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Correction: http://www.modelhover.org/sites/default/files/KiddyCraft%20M...

Model Hovercraft plans by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Here are some free plans for a hovercraft something different from boats I know. http://www.modelhover.org/free%20plan Click and paste the above link into your browser.

Bournville Work Boat Day by Aquaflite Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 6 months ago
Bournville Model Boat Club is hosting it's first Work Boat Day. Open to all with models of Tugs, Fishing Boats, barges, tankers ferries, hovercraft, fireboat etc, (No leisure craft). Purpose built concrete model boating lake. So if you any model that fits the above criteria your more than welcome. Refreshments will be available, toilets and disabled access. The Boat House, Bournville Lane Bournville, Birmingham B30 1QS. Contact Rob for more details on 07714517445 or email (Email Removed - PM Only)

Captain haddock hovercraft by saintsalvio Commander   Posted: 7 months ago
Excuse me was the post to another chat good hover anyway

Captain haddock hovercraft by saintsalvio Commander   Posted: 7 months ago
As sea gets less raged I'll launch it toward horizon and open sea ( the script was in a strange way self corrected)

Esc brushless by Ygagnon Petty Officer   Posted: 7 months ago
I am planing to build a hovercraft. I have a brushless fan jet motor with a esc Brushless I am not abel to have the motor forward or reverse on the same contrôle. The esc is sold as forward and reverse. Is it one or the other direction, not Both?

Captain haddock hovercraft by EricMB Lieutenant   Posted: 8 months ago
Captain Haddock out for a hover earlier today.... with thanks to Jerry for the video!

ordering from overseas by Derek Commander   Posted: 10 months ago
Got to be careful with custom duties also. I purchased an unusual prototype skirtless hovercraft from Australia. Customs,vat etc added over £40. The finished project was worth it though.

72" 6S Brushless Power by Derek Commander   Posted: 2 years ago
Don't know if Haverlock agrees but, big fast boats need big lakes with 2.4 sets I've found the range can sometimes be less than 27 or 40's. I try to keep the reciver as high as possible in the boat. A Hovercraft I have (see my harbour)has all the electrics under an alloy spine. I had range problems until I installed a receiver with an amplifier antenna. If you're building from scratch it could take a while. If you haven't tried fasty's before. Can l suggest an off the shelf ready to run joysway supermono x. Around £100 once you've bought the battery. Great fun, fast, self righting. The only problem Ive had with that is, concrete lake sides and recently the flexI shaft snapping (motor needs alignment). Shafts £3.70 ish. Cheap fun. Think Xmas present!!!!!

Weeds cutter by Derek Commander   Posted: 2 years ago
I very much doubt anything exists, it's all to do with power. Boats might be scale, but the weeds aren't, they're full size and often anchored to the lake bed. A decent size model airboat could be used for retrieval by pushing. Model hovercrafts would probably run out of battery power mid way through a rescue.

Hovercraft by Derek Commander   Posted: 3 years ago
Has anyone built the Stingray Hovercraft that Is produced In Australia and available through eBay. Wondering how It handles on water.

Crash Tenders for sale on E-Bay by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 years ago
Just seen two ad for a kit and part completed Crash tenders. Can't find the Item numbers but they are In the Toys & Games/Radio Controlled/Boats and Hovercraft. One listed as: KeilKraft / Aerokits Vosper High Speed RAF Crash Rescue Tender kit - seem complete and Includes the original Yeoman casting fitting kit the other: VINTAGE VOSPER WOODEN MODEL BOAT RC RAF CRASH TENDER. Worth a look for all you Fireboat buffs!

HI From Munich by kevgermany Petty Officer   Posted: 4 years ago
Just found the site and thought I'd Introduce myself. I'm a 50s ex-pat brit living and working just outside Munich. Main hobbies are saxophone and photography. Used to be a keen aeromodeller at school In the 60s/70s, almost all control line stuff, but I did build one hovercraft. Plenty of water around here... During that time a friend gave me a model RAF fire tender 34" to rebuild and re-engine. On condition that It was used. Sadly other things got In the way, but It's now time to do something with It. From what I've read so far It appears to be an aerokits model. However most of the fittings are missing. I'm new to boats, RC and electrics. All pointers gratefully accepted. Will be doing a lot of digging through here over the next few days/weeks/years...