Have you ever thought – if you could make your own Hovercraft? If you haven’t then you should. You can now easily build and program your own hovercraft. A Hovercraft is a vehicle or craft that travels over land or water on a cushion of air provided by a downward blast. Today I tried making Hovercraft at Home using DRONA AVIATION’S components. Special thanks to Drona Aviation. You can buy it here…
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Now let’s see how to build your own racing hovercraft.
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Follow these simple DIY steps to make Hovercraft at Home:
Time needed: 45 minutes.
Hovercraft at Home
- Base of Hovercraft:
Take a cardboard piece of the shape as shown. Then, cut out two medium sized circles.
- Skirt of Hovercraft:
Next, take a plastic polythene. Draw the shape of cardboard on it. Then, cut the same sized two circles. At last cut square from other side.
- Attaching the skirt:
After that, paste the cardboard piece on the skirt made.
- Drone base:
Take two ice cream sticks. Paste them together in a cross shape. Add drone motors to two corners.
- Adding drone base:
Next, on the back side we will attach the drone base with cardboard.
- Working mechanism:
Take two cardboard pieces as shown. Paste drone motors on both the pieces.
- Covering motors:
Next, take a cardboard strip. Paste it in U shape around the motor. Repeat the process with another motor too.
- Attaching Micro-controller:
At the center, attach mirco-controller of drone. Add battery in it and tie it with rubber band. Lastly, attach motors with the controller board and add camera module on top.
- Final touches:
For final touches, I am pasting my Logo on it. You can paste anything you like.
- Connecting with phone:
Install Pluto application in your device. Connect it with the drone. Check its working.
Yay! Your very own Hovercraft is ready for the race now. Enjoy!
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