My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

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My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Speedkings » Fri May 24, 2019 11:42 am

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

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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=P9RzHqaaHyI
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bQYsT1E7BJk
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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Rick McC. » Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:23 pm

What happened to the seats?
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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by pipedog » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:33 am

Nice job, cool looking hull!! What part of the world do you airboat??
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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Rick McC. » Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:43 pm

What is the conversion from Kw to HP?
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Post by Slidin Gator » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:30 pm

1.34, 10 kW = 13.4 Hp.
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Post by Speedkings » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:53 am

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

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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Muckduck » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:31 am

Great little ride! Looks like it runs good. I would definitely put a prop guard back on it. That’s a little hairy.

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Post by Rick McC. » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:39 pm

Slidin Gator wrote:1.34, 10 kW = 13.4 Hp.
Thank you Sir.
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Post by Slidin Gator » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:20 pm

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.
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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Speedkings » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:27 am

Muckduck wrote: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.

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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Whitebear » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:31 am

742 Watts = 1 HP so divide 10,000 by 742. Thats 13.47 HP
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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by daxxe » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:12 pm

Nice project man. I saw the video and it really runs good.

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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Speedkings » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:43 am

Hi! Thank you very much! Im glad you liked it

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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by smokster » Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:25 pm

how many RPM's is that thing turning?

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Re: My plywood homemade airboat with 10kw paramotor

Post by Speedkings » Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:33 am

Engine max makes 9500. reduction 1:3

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