MECH 223: Hovercraft Competition

Objective: Construct a remote controlled hovercraft to compete in a class-wide battle of speed, cargo capacity, and maneuverability.

Constraints:

Result: 5th place out of 30 teams

Various fan and chassis designs to provide lift.

Intermediate prototypes prior to our final design.

Close up of our rooster-themed hovercraft.

Mech2 Hovercraft competition showcase at the Robson Skating Rink in Vancouver, BC.

Diagram outlines our well-implemented design features and recommendations for future revisions.


Published on April 20, 2013