Hovercrafts

31 Levitating Vehicles From The Dawn Of The Hovercraft

31 Levitating Vehicles From The Dawn Of The Hovercraft

Hovercrafts are truly amazing vehicles: Whether on land, water, mud or ice, these air-cushioned craft rule the unpaved wilderness. And they were born from a wildly optimistic and experimental era of engineering — as reflected by these incredible early prototypes and designs.

Iran’s ‘New’ Hovercraft May Or May Not Have Been Built In The 1970s

Iran’s ‘New’ Hovercraft May Or May Not Have Been Built In The 1970s

Coinciding with the start of its massive Velayat 4 air-defence manoeuvres and amid rising tensions over its nuclear program, Iranian defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi unveiled Iran’s newest weapon on Monday — a recon drone-launching, missile-firing, all-terrain-travelling hovercraft. One that looks suspiciously just like the ones they bought from the UK…