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Old 11-09-2009, 10:38 AM
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Default Air Powered Snow Vehicle?

Anyone build an air powered vehicle designed specifically for the snow?

If so, I'd like to see some pictures or video.

I was thinking designing it around a snowmobile with steerable front skis and maybe suspension too. An air rudder would probably be used also.

Thanks.
Old 11-09-2009, 02:56 PM
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Here is a link to one I built in about 8hrs vary slap together
http://www.rc-airboats.com/gallery/v...umName=album63
Worked ok had some steering problems, the back of the skis dug into the snow preventing it from sliding sideways at the back. I recommend if you do something similar to curve the back of the skis up on the sides so this won’t happen. It also didn’t like powder much dug into the snow I would go with a basic flat bottom design.
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most of airboat can be snowboat..
Old 11-24-2009, 09:34 PM
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i have thought about this for some time and if i were you i would take one of those foam sleds and strap a engine on
Old 11-27-2009, 11:07 PM
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The dumas big swamp buggy is way fun on the snow if you have lots of area to let her rip.
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Default RE: Air Powered Snow Vehicle?

Here's a couple of ideas for you from the full scale world. I think the first one is way cool, just don't know if I could build it or not. The other video of the artic ant and hydrocopter would be pretty cool too.

Artic airboat [link]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YPvVeDxhL0&feature=related[/link]

Artic ant & hydrocopter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rIuI...eature=related
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Here ya go:







My list of materials are:

Smartech 23cc
Prop adapter from Al at BH Hanson
APC 14x7 puller prop
FG gas tank
FG receiver box
6V sub c's fro receiver pack.
20' of aluminum 1"x1" angled aluminum
2' of "box" aluminum
45' Boggie.Body Board for snow
Hitech 805 and 5645 largescale servos
Spektrum DX3R
Corrigated plastci for rudder. []
1/2 steel mesh wire used to make a prop cage for safety reasons
Misc. hardware, nuts bolts screws, rivets and zip ties!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fVKpMtNDow

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