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  • 1968 Hoverhawk HA5 Mk3
Chassis no 009

Probably the oldest working hovercraft in the world
  • Pilots view




Probably the oldest working hovercraft in the world
  • Where all the action happens





Probably the oldest working hovercraft in the world
  • We don't need roads where we are going



Probably the oldest working hovercraft in the world
  • Leaving the Hovercraft Museum for final recommissioning in Redcar
  • Hoverhawk 009 in its North Queensferry Boat Club livery at the Hovercraft museum
Image courtesy of Tim stevenson Hovercraft museum
  • original Hoverhawk brochure courtesy jameshovercraft.com
  • original Hoverhawk  brochure courtesy jameshovercraft.com
  • In action for the Ministry of Fisheries on the East coast of Scotland early 1970's
  • Part way through second restoration phase at the Hovercraft Museum.
Picture courtesy the Hovercraft Museum
  • arriving at the Hovercraft museum
Picture courtesy the Hovercraft Museum
  • 009 Hoverhawk being born in 1968 
Picture courtesy the Hovercraft Museum

HA5 mk2 Hoverhawk

what is this all about?
Weight:
555,555.00 KGS

Product Description

Our latest aquisition

 

The amazing Hoverhawk hovercraft HA5 MK-2

Fitted with the later style MK-3 Sachs rotary engines for thrust when new at the factory and now the superior MK-3 skirt.

Built in 1968 it celebrates it's 50th birthday this year

 

Stay tuned for lots of hovercraft action

 

 

A brief history so far

 

This particular craft was in Cork Ireland with the Ministry of Fisheries in 1970, then Scotland East Coast (see B/W action pic) then the West Coast.

It finally ended up at North Queensferry Boat club (blue and yellow livery) then after a time the craft changed hands to the Hovercraft Museum.

 

After travelling slowly North it is finally home in Edinburgh.

...£4500 when purchased new 

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****Now Sold*** 1968 Hoverhawk Mk2, the first production Hovercraft ever built. This is 009 of 121 built buy HoverAir Ltd. Currently thought to be the oldest fully working Hovercraft in the world.
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