|I don't have any photo's from when we first got the hull, there's been a lot of work to this point. All these photo's are of about the same stage.
A tank theme was decided the day we picked up the hovercraft, based on Oddball's tank from Kelly's Heroes. Rather than a Merkin or English flag I'm having a Jolly Roger
|I'm making the fan frame, just after having attached the duct, i'm thinking about flow straighteners at this point.|
|This is Austyn the cat. He hangs out in the garage and runs round inside the air chambers cleaning sawdust out. I can't say he's been much help.|
|From the side you get a feel for how big it will be. The skirt will add at least 8" to each side.|
|This is the result of a frantic weekend. Have attached the flow straighteners and the splitter plate and mechanism. The rudders have also gone on, I've reinforced their attachments to the duct with a little ali.|
|Just another view of the same, all looks pretty good methinks. Still some pop rivets to pull - they're in really awkward places and I have a shit rivetter. Current going is 3 pop rivets per blood blister, so I'm taking them easy!.|