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1970's "The Tracked Hovercraft"

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/1970-Hovercraft-Tracked-Hovercraft-Press-Photo-/200837206640?pt=Art_Photo_Images&hash=item2ec2d49270

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You are bidding on an original press photo from 1970 featuring The Tracked Hovercraft, an all-electric vehicle, 'flies' half an inch above its rail. It's project being studied by British engineers looking for solution to transportation Problems. . Photo is 10” x 8” in size.
 

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Re: 1970 Hovercraft The Tracked Hovercraft Press Photo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tracked_Hovercraft
 

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Not only a bit of info on the Aérotrain program (in particular the penultimate Aerotrain 180 HV) including some footage, but also mentions some of the competing & spinoff designs overseas, especially the RTV 31 [sometimes written down as RTV-31] prototype for the Tracked Hovercraft program, and the Rohr Urban Tracked Air-Cushion Vehicle (UTACV).
 
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Use to watch bits about that on the BBC's Tomorrows World with James Burke
 
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