What is a Hovercraft?
A hovercraft, or air-cushion vehicle (ACV), is a vehicle or craft that
supported by a cushion of air. It can travel over any relatively smooth
surface, such as gently sloping land, water, or marshland, all while
having almost no contact with it.
It's different than a car or boat because you're riding on air. There
are no brakes and no reverse. You have to think ahead and anticipate
Hovercrafts are also known as Hoover
or even Luftkissenboat.
You may want to read the Introduction
first. Another good place to start is the Frequently
Asked Questions Page (FAQ).
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A hovercar is
a fictional transport vehicle appearing in works of science fiction.
is a standup hovercraft.
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There many uses for hovercrafts. They are used in many different aspects
of society and are not just for recreation.
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Personal and/or Recreational
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