The Hovercraft Story

The Hovercraft Story

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Motoring journalist Ashley Hollebone reveals for the first time the full story behind the hovercraft, a wonderful British invention that was created in a back shed from a rusty baked bean tin and an old hair dryer - simple but remarkable nonetheless! The hovercraft has a multitude of uses across numerous arenas, including leisure cruising and Formula 1 racing; it has modernised travel and saved many lives - boasting zero fatalities in accidents - yet despite all this, little has been written about this most humble craft. This colourful book decisively redresses the balance and with a detailed potted history and photographs and diagrams comprehensively reveals the story behind the hovercraft, an invaluable addition to every enthusiast's more

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  • Electronic book text | 128 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752485113
  • 9780752485119

About Ashley Hollebone

Ashely Hollebone has been building hovercrafts for many years as a hobby and is working on his own anti-gravity vehicle. As a motoring journalist he is passionate and knowlegeable about vehicles and our past. He has written for many magazines including Top Gear, What Car? and The Independent. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers and of course the Hovercraft Museum Trust where he has access to the range of preserved more