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We have already used many photos of hovercraft and other ACV and WIG craft on this site to illustrate various aspects of the hovercraft, its history, development and many uses.

This page is not meant for commercial companies to use as a free advertising platform, it is a place for hovercraft and other ACV vehicle enthusiasts, the garage builders among us, school and university projects, to showcase their babies.

If you are commercial company and would like us to place a photo essay, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Our pages are designed for maximum exposure and search capabilities by all major search engines and our rates are the lowest. Not to mention that we are the Number One general hovercraft site on the web! See also our Advertising possibilities.

So please do send us your photo of the hovercraft you have or are constructing and we will place it here free of charge. Let everyone see!



Preferred image size and weight

In order to keep this page loading quickly for those of us who do not have broadband access, please try to keep your pictures inside the following guidelines. If you don't know how, send us the full picture and we will process it for you.

- Please send no more than two pictures.
- Image size: Maximum 300x200 pixels.
- Image color: Full color or black and white.
- Image weight: 25 kb.
- Image format: .GIF or .JPG

Please include your name, some details about the hovercraft, for example, date and time needed for construction, the number of people in your team if more than one person worked on it, your email address and any URL (web address) where you have more information. Don't worry, we do not send out unsolicited mail!

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All submissions are subject to approval and editing. We will not send, sell or give out your pictures to anyone.


Hovercraft picture gallery

Spectra 1 hovercraft by Jet Graphic Design. This is the Spectra 1.
It took Eric Johnson 2 1/2 years to restore
by Jet Graphic Design.


U.S. Border Patrol practices water rescue maneuvers with hovercraft. Rescue Hovercraft Photo Gallery
(53+ photos of rescue hovercraft in action)
U.S. Border Patrol practices water rescue maneuvers.
A photo review of the World's First Hovercraft Race in Canberra, Australia 1964. The site also includes an online video and 1964 news coverage.
A photo review & commentary covering the 2002 World Hovercraft Championship, with 18 participating nations.
Can you identify this hovercraft? Hovercraft Links999.

Can someone identify this hovercraft - make, year, location, manufacturer?
Let us know!

Thanks to James W. for letting us know it's an SA-580 from Hovercraft Concepts from Miami, Florida.

Hoveraid UK hovercraft aid - Links999 hovercraft images.
Hoveraid UK hovercraft aid - Links999 hovercraft images.
(Above are thumbnails of the full size pictures. Click on the image to view the full size photo - size approx. 800k.)
(c) Hoveraid UK.
Hoveraid UK is a volunteer only charity that exists to promote the use of hovercraft as an appropriate response to global problems of communication and transportation.

In 2000 they were in Mozambique providing aid to 10,000 people who were stranded on otherwise inaccessible mud banks on the Save river at the height of the floods. Too shallow for boats and too dangerous for helicopters, hovercraft provided a perfect solution to help these people.

In Papua New Guinea their hovercraft, built by volunteers in Gosport, Hants. (UK), serves as transportation for a hospital's two doctors in the Western Province, providing care and aid for 50,000 people in the region.

The hovercraft in Mozambique (top image) is a River Rover designated RR403, and the lower image is an RR402 in Papua New Guinea.

Thanks to Andy Mayo of Hoveraid for sending in the pictures.

Hovercraft Books and Information on construction, design and other issues

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