Hoversoar

Wing-In-Ground Vehicle

WHY HOVER WHEN YOU CAN SOAR?

The Hoversoar, currently under development, is a "Hoverwing" ground effect vehicle comprising the following:

  • 1-3 seater hovercraft hull
  • Plug-in wings and canards
  • large rudder and stabiliser for good directional control
  • Rear aerofoil section with elevator supports
  • Re-usable emergency stop parachute

Apart from the usual benefits that come with a "Hoverwing" ground effect vehicle or Ekranoplan; the Hoversoar has the following:

  • Unique Three-surface configuration (Canard+Wing+Elevator) for better stability and efficiency
  • Ailerons on the wings
  • Electronic stabilisation to keep it level over waves and rough ground
  • Emergency braking system

SPECIFICATION (MAY VARY AS DEVELOPMENT WORK PROGRESSES)

  • Length: 5.4m (may increase a bit)
  • Wingspan: 5.6m (may decrease a bit)
  • Engine power: 90 - 100HP
  • Control Surfaces: Rudder, elevator and ailerons
  • Stabilisation: On-board pitch and roll sensor connected to control surfaces
  • Design speed: ~100Km/h or ~62MPH
  • Design cruise height: 1 - 3m