Hovercraft SR-N1, 1959

Made:
1959 in Isle of Wight, England and East Cowes
inventor:
Christopher Sydney Cockerell
manufacturer:
Westland Aircraft Limited

The Worlds' First Hovercraft, The SRN1, June, 1959

SR-N1. (Saunders-Roe. Nautical 1), The world's first hovercraft, built by Westland Aircraft, 1959. This hovercraft is preserved in its final experimental configuration

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1968-540
type:
hovercraft, gas turbines, propellers, prototype
credit:
Westland Aircraft Limited

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