Powered Paragliders

Flying High Powered paragliding is one of the interesting ways to experience flying, and it can also be viewed as a sport to some people. Naturally, it can be described as a self-contained, lightweight aircraft, easy to operate and enjoyable. Powered paragliders offer bold actions that are breathtaking and full of fun. When the aircraft…

How Does A Hang Glider Stay In The Air?

Get Some Air Mankind’s desire to fly stretches all the way back to several hundred years BC, and the journey to where we are today was not easy. Thousands of failed projects and ideas have led us to finally creating machines that allow us to stay in the air without crashing back down to earth.…

How A Hovercraft Works

Hovercraft Hovercraft is an Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) which is capable of traveling 0n land, water, mud, and ice. Sir Christopher Cockerell invented the hovercraft vehicle in 1955 and in 1959 the first hovercraft S.N1 floated. Hovercrafts are very popular among military people because these hybrid vessels can take 60-65 tonnes of the load which…

Amphibious Cars And How They Work?

What is an Amphibious car? Those cars which can be operated on both land and water are called amphibious cars. Amphicar 770 was the world’s first commercial amphibious car build by Hans Tripple in 1961 which cruises through the land at 7.5mph or water at 6.5 knots (7.5mph). The amphibious vehicle name Python from the…

The Mystery Citroen

The ‘Mystery Citroen’ An amphibious car of real historical and engineering importance. Rescued from a field in North Wales, this vehicle had been completely stripped of almost every working component other than partial running gear and remnants of a hydropneumatic suspension system from a Citroen ‘DS’. Unfortunately, the removed parts were lost. It is believed…

HOW SUBMARINES WORK

Submarines Scuba divers and snorkelers know the difficulties that are in deep seas. The pressure of water in especially deep below the surface is six times higher than the pressure at the surface. Submarines are undersea vessels that are designed to host people and other things below the water surface in deep seas. Subs are…

Wernicke AirCar

The ‘Wernicke Flying Car’ FLYING CARS – the dream of any driver stuck in a traffic jam and all sane pilots facing a dark and lowering sky.   Wacky inventors by the crate load have tried to design them, a few have actually built them and some have died trying to fly them. Yet despite all…

The Amazing Hoverhawk HA5

HOVERHAWK HA5  No. 113  Production of these hovercaft commenced in 1967 by Hover Air in Peterborough UK on what was thefirst ever mass produced commercial two-seat hovercraft. of its time, they came complete with futuristic gull wing doors, two rotary engines for thrust and another for lift. This combination together with the twin rudders made for one of the…

The Croco – Ugly But Gifted

Pretty she ain’t but the amazingly gifted she is, the Croco amphibious vehicle will climb mountains and boulders where no other vehicle can go, before fording a lake, with or without the optional propeller. So much so that the Swiss Army had a batch of these made to order from Germany in the 1980’s. These highly…

The Yellow Submarine

The ‘Yellow Submarine’ A huge favourite and inspiration for kids of all ages! We were lucky enough to obtain this vehicle from a public events company in Sussex, who had built it as a spatial disorientation vehicle for team building games. At just over 5 metres long, this is one of our most portable and…