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11/06/1959 The hovercraft flies for the first time

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'HOVERCRAFT' - THE SAUCER ON SHOW - SRN1

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SRN1 World's First Hovercraft

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ANOTHER CHANNEL CROSSING - SRN1

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Hovercraft - Ultimate Amphibious Machine

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Great British Inventions - The Hovercraft

The SR.N1 ("Saunders-Roe Nautical 1") was the first practical hovercraft. It was developed by British engineer Christopher Cockerell and served as an experimental vehicle for four years before being officially retired. Shortly after SR.N1 retirement, multiple companies started to build hovercrafts of their own design.
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