This Sporty Hovercraft Concept Could Bring the Segment Back to Life
The future is now! Unfortunately, that future doesn’t include nearly as many hovercrafts as early movies and TV lead us to believe. But that’s ok, four-wheeled users. One man hopes his creative, and dare we say "sporty," hovercraft concept changes our perception of the cliche futuristic device. His name is Jan Bujnak, and he’s a creative and graphic designer hailing from Slovakia. If it were up to Bujnak, we’d all be putting around in the Typhon X-75 hovercraft that he designed virtually. RELATED: The Aero-X Hovercraft Will Land in 2017
Unlike other hovercrafts currently on the market, the Typhon would make life for users much easier. Here’s how.
“Most [hovercrafts] are difficult to control and noisy, but their ability to ride over swamps, thin ice, and other surfaces is appealing. The Typhon concept would use off-the-shelf ATV parts and electric turbojet thrusters to revamp this power sport industry that never really took off.”
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With a revised set of controls, and a more modern drivetrain, the idea of a sporty, easy-to-use hovercraft, according to Bujnak, is less science fiction and more science fact. When it looks this good conceptually, we can’t deny that this hovercraft could turn the corner on personal floating transport. That’s if someone is willing to build it...
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