together design - no glue or painting required
kit of parts with motors and propellers
browser based instruction set featuring a step by step
construction manual, video clips and high resolution
standard RC Car 7.2 volt or 8.4 volt RC rechargeable batteries
made skirt assembly
or land ready right out of the box
with most 2 or 4 channel RC systems
and reverse thrust capable
lift and thrust motor control with 4 channel radio
electrical parts kit including motors, wire, solder and
with our 2 channel radio and speed controller
includes - High
quality Motors and Adapters
- Hardware by Du-Bro
- Propellers by Windsor Propeller Co.
in our Kits Store
32 by 23 inches
7.2/8.4 volt 1500mA/Hr and greater NiCad RC car battery
400- 550 size
9 inch - 3 blade
6 inch - 2 blade
Carrying: up to 3 pounds
(with reduced hover height)
or Land ( will float off
of hover and return to full hover - see video clip)
transition from water to land
Height: 2 inches (no
additional load other than kit as built)
Long Will it Take to Build?
Makes a great weekend project.
It will only take you
approximately one to two days to complete if you have RC modeling experience.
If you're a beginner in RC modeling then allow a few days to get the project
completed and have your ElectroCruiser hovering.
Inside and Outside
ship our kits all
the cost of shipping the ElectroCrusier kit is shown in the
shopping cart at checkout
is the total amount charged in US Dollars for airmail
This is a R/C hovering monster truck! Fast, powerful and very agile.
The very best in radio controlled model hovercraft design"
Hovering on Water
on picture for a Large Image (150kb)
If you have been looking for a kit RC Hovercraft that beats up the
water, speeds over land and performs just like just its full size
counterpart.... you have found it"
a PDF Printer Friendly, Color Brochure for the ElectroCruiser - Click
ElectroCruiser boasts performance from bow to stern. It features
high efficiency twin motors for optimum lift and thrust. The
design was a year in the making and has benefited from the
Hovercraftmodels.com attention to detail. This is a model
hovercraft that comes as close as it gets to the performance of
the full size craft. Capable of forward and reverse thrust with throttle
control combined with independent lift throttle on a 4 channel
radio makes this the ultimate in remote control and a very agile
with all our kits it features a full size set of plans and a
highly detailed CDROM based construction pack. The CDROM holds a
browser based step by step construction manual with video clips,
high resolution photos and full electrical wiring diagrams. The CD
walks you step by step confidently through the process of building
and operating this powerful model
hovercraft model. The manual not only provides a comprehensive
parts list, instruction set and background information but also
gives details of hovercraft operation and setup with 2 and 4
kit features high quality parts from world renowned companies -
Graupner, Du-Bro and Windsor Propeller Company.
ElectroCruiser can be operated with a 2 channel radio controlling
the throttle for both lift and thrust motors from one speed
controller and a single servo for rudder control. It can also be
configured for 4 channel operation using two speed controllers and
one servo for rudder control, the choice is yours, the kit
supports both configurations.
in all this is a very comprehensive package that gives all
the parts to build a high performance RC model hovercraft and get
you beating up your local RC boat lake or RC car track!
TO ORDER YOUR
do our customers say about the ElectroCruiser?
from the UK says:
"The quality of the CDROM
material including the instructions was excellent"
more than pleased with the finished craft"
some pictures of Les's ElectroCruiser click on the photo
on land or water, indoors or out - no pollution electric powered
design. Will work on Tiled floor, Carpet, Wood floor, Concrete, Paved parking
lots, Patio stones, Dirt tracks. Works on rough or smooth terrain
and will travel on water with ease and float when not hovering.
Will operate on Ice or at the beach.
Part RC Boat - Part RC Plane - Part RC Car .....and everything RC
Hovercraft should be..."
to download the clip (640kb File) -
fast, fun way to get into
water RC hovercraft "
ElectroCruiser construction is set out in a
simple step by step manual - just follow each step.
ElectroCruiser was designed so that it does not require special batteries - it uses the
standard 7.2 or 8.4 volt 1500mA/hr or greater, radio control car
rechargeable batteries. These are available in most hobby stores.
you need.... even the solder is in the box!
motor assembly for the ElectroCruiser is simple and straight
forward. Electrical wiring diagrams are included on the
CDROM. It comes with its propellers and propeller
gearbox ready to use - just solder on 4 wires, fit the propellers
and bolt the assemblies into the
Hovercraft. The cable and solder are in the box with full
instructions. Also includes connecters to match
the standard RC speed controller output used on radio control
cars. Just solder the wires , crimp the connectors, plug it in and
you're ready to hover. (note: this refers to kit option 1 -
see to your left)