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JTiger
I made a hovercraft this last summer (or maybe summer before?) that these sled/boat/flying machines really remind me of. A friend and I threw it together over a weekend out of cardboard and 3D printing and I powered it with 2 Turnigy 2826's with 6x4 props each with a 2200mAh 3s. It would've been neat to drive in snow; unfortunately it didn't survive that long, partially because I wanted the electronics for other things and partly because it eventually sustained unreparable damage...

 
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solentlife
I have a Hovercraft 3D printed sitting in parts in a box ... never got round to putting it together. 

mmmmm got me thinking !! 
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Wildthing
Well I dug out Lizzie, been a couple years she has been hiding on me. Took of her pontoons and fitted her with some 3D printed skis, 

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TomMonton
I have a couple Mako's in fact.

Yes .. they are a well designed fun craft to fly. Snow, grass, water or gravel it really doesn't  seem to mind.

Fly like your mad at it.
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TomMonton


... and a weird little sled idea that JettamanDan and I were messing around with a few years back.
Fly like your mad at it.
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solentlife
Love em .... 

Any more ??
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TomMonton
I decided to make some upgrades to the sled. I wanted to provide a little better COG and ground control.

I turned the motor around the other way. Added some support to the tail rudder.
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... and it works !


Fly like your mad at it.
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TomMonton
Another experiment.  I added snow skiis to the FunCub to see what it would do.

She doesn't do well in soft snow I notice right up front. I was getting a lot of propeller strikes and it was killing my battery. Started at 12.4 and and returned already at 10volts.

My next attempt will be using the FRC Highlander.
Fly like your mad at it.
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TomMonton
The FRC Highlander performed much better. Not as heavy an aircraft helped a lot. The Highlander did offer a little more ground clearance too and did experience any prop strikes.

Fly like your mad at it.
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