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A.M Anushree Kirthika , Jagan Raj,

Aeronautical Department, Vel Tech Dr. RR& Dr.SR Technical University, Chennai, 600 062 India
:10.22362/ijcert/2017/v4/i5/xxxx [UNDER PROCESS]

This paper deals with the design of hovercraft where the hovercraft can travel on land as well as on water which is an unmanned aerial vehicle with a maximum take-off weight are 0.8 kg. The design of this hovercraft which is capable of hovering and forward motion. The hovercraft design criteria involve the stability and power to weight ratio. The air intake in a hovercraft plays a major role in the flow of air into the skirt. This design involves a multi-propeller hovercraft. There are holes designed for optimizing the design. The hover height is 15 cm. An open plenum type of hovercraft with a bag skirt configuration opts. The design of hovercraft is done via CATIA.

A.M Anushree Kirthika, “DESIGN OF AN UNMANNED HOVERCRAFT”, International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends, 4(5):pp:190-194 ,May -2017.

Keywords : Hovercraft, hover, Open Plenum, Multipropeller hovercraft

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