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My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Hi! Take a look at my light homemade plywood airboat for a light paramotor

And videos
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=P9RzHqaaHyI
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bQYsT1E7BJk
 

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Hi! about seats - in such position weight center is maximally low and its convinient to steer a boat. aerodinamic is better and ride is more interesting. Im from eastern Europe-Latvia. 10 kW=14 HP
Ive modernized the boat a little and reached maximum speed 50 km h. There is a new video here https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OB-9LsRzWns
Information about boat is also here https://dreamfighter.pro/en/blog/
And please do not hesitate to ask me in case of questions
 
Great little ride! Looks like it runs good. I would definitely put a prop guard back on it. That’s a little hairy.
 
It's actually easier to remember the inverse. 1 Hp = 0.746 kw. I just call it 3/4.

3/4 kW = 1 Hp.

I remember that a 3 kw Generator needs a motor bigger than 4 Hp and somehow that makes sense to me. We all gotta get by.
 
Muckduck said:
Great little ride! Looks like it runs good. I would definitely put a prop guard back on it. That’s a little hairy.
Thanks for your comment! That day I decided to check the maximum speed, so I removed the protection. It creates an extra speed. in other trips I put protection. safety above all.
 
We use the old Cadillac 500 engines. Back in the 1970's there were a few crop duster planes retro-fitted to use the Cadillac engine.

Imagine putting one of them on a little bigger step type hull in that configuration!

Enjoy your build and always think one step ahead of the next problem!
 
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